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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…

Bitcoin Could Be The Answer To Charity Transparency

New online currencies such as Bitcoin could be the answer to charities becoming more transparent over how they spend donations, says a report released today by the Charities Aid Foundation. Because of the nature of the currency, each Bitcoin is unique and all transactions are traceable.

Bitcoin Could Be The Answer To Charity Transparency

New online currencies such as Bitcoin could be the answer to charities becoming more transparent over how they spend donations, says a report released today by the Charities Aid Foundation. Because of the nature of the currency, each Bitcoin is unique and all transactions are traceable.

Strong Growth Continues in P2P Lending Market

New figures from the P2PFA show that P2P lending industry lent more than £459 million in the first quarter of 2015, taking cumulative lending to more than £2.6 billion.

Strong Growth Continues in P2P Lending Market

New figures from the P2PFA show that P2P lending industry lent more than £459 million in the first quarter of 2015, taking cumulative lending to more than £2.6 billion.

CoinDesk’s CryptoCurrency 2.0 report: Who’s is Who in the Next-Generation Cryptographic Applications?

Next-generation cryptographic applications (NGDAs), commonly grouped under the term ‘cryptocurrency 2.0’, are a class of emerging projects seeking to expand blockchain technology beyond the storage and transfer of money.

CoinDesk’s 56-page report provides a snapshot of the fast-changing NGDA ecosystem and a Who’s Who of the diverse companies contained within it.

CoinDesk’s CryptoCurrency 2.0 report: Who’s is Who in the Next-Generation Cryptographic Applications?

Next-generation cryptographic applications (NGDAs), commonly grouped under the term ‘cryptocurrency 2.0’, are a class of emerging projects seeking to expand blockchain technology beyond the storage and transfer of money.

CoinDesk’s 56-page report provides a snapshot of the fast-changing NGDA ecosystem and a Who’s Who of the diverse companies contained within it.

World Bank reports massive drop in number of unbanked

From 2011 and 2014, 700 million people became account holders at banks, other financial institutions, or mobile money service providers, and the number of unbanked individuals dropped 20 percent to 2 billion adults, according to the 2014 Global Findex released this week.

World Bank reports massive drop in number of unbanked

From 2011 and 2014, 700 million people became account holders at banks, other financial institutions, or mobile money service providers, and the number of unbanked individuals dropped 20 percent to 2 billion adults, according to the 2014 Global Findex released this week.

EU Alternative Finance Market Could Top €7 Billion in 2015

This week the first pan-European benchmark report of alternative finance market was published: The European alternative finance market grew 144% last year to €2,957m. The top markets in mainland Europe by volume of alternative finance are France, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands

EU Alternative Finance Market Could Top €7 Billion in 2015

This week the first pan-European benchmark report of alternative finance market was published: The European alternative finance market grew 144% last year to €2,957m. The top markets in mainland Europe by volume of alternative finance are France, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands

Bank of England considers its own brand of Bitcoin

This week the Bank of England issued a report suggesting, among other things, that it may not be a bad idea for it and other central banks to issue digital currencies (also named cryptocurrencies). A month ago the vice president of the

Bank of England considers its own brand of Bitcoin

This week the Bank of England issued a report suggesting, among other things, that it may not be a bad idea for it and other central banks to issue digital currencies (also named cryptocurrencies). A month ago the vice president of the