Author Archives: Carlien Roodink

Providing cover for the under-insured mass markets in Africa

This blog by Rick Huckstep explains why the people living on the African continent, with the notable exception of South Africa, are massively under-insured. The people of Africa need cover and protection in the same way the rest of us do. They still get ill, they lose their jobs, and they lose precious possessions through theft and breakage and natural disasters.

Providing cover for the under-insured mass markets in Africa

This blog by Rick Huckstep explains why the people living on the African continent, with the notable exception of South Africa, are massively under-insured. The people of Africa need cover and protection in the same way the rest of us do. They still get ill, they lose their jobs, and they lose precious possessions through theft and breakage and natural disasters.

It Is All About Ultra Speedy Deliveries

Consumers demand ultra speedy deliveries that don’t fit in a 9 to 5 schedule. Regulating the labor side of the new sharing economy is burying your head in the sand.

It Is All About Ultra Speedy Deliveries

Consumers demand ultra speedy deliveries that don’t fit in a 9 to 5 schedule. Regulating the labor side of the new sharing economy is burying your head in the sand.

By the Numbers: Benchmarking Progress Toward Financial Inclusion

Originally posted on Center for Financial Inclusion Blog:
> Posted by Center Staff Can the world achieve full financial inclusion by 2020? By the Numbers: Benchmarking Progress Toward Financial Inclusion, a new Financial Inclusion 2020 (FI2020) publication from CFI, offers…

By the Numbers: Benchmarking Progress Toward Financial Inclusion

Originally posted on Center for Financial Inclusion Blog:
> Posted by Center Staff Can the world achieve full financial inclusion by 2020? By the Numbers: Benchmarking Progress Toward Financial Inclusion, a new Financial Inclusion 2020 (FI2020) publication from CFI, offers…

How Fintech Can Disrupt Africa’s Cash-Based Economy

Eighty percent of Africans don’t have a bank account – let alone a credit card – but they have a phone, and for most that will soon be a smartphone. The lack of legacy means Africa is a greenfield opportunity for fintech.

How Fintech Can Disrupt Africa’s Cash-Based Economy

Eighty percent of Africans don’t have a bank account – let alone a credit card – but they have a phone, and for most that will soon be a smartphone. The lack of legacy means Africa is a greenfield opportunity for fintech.