Digital Finance: Innovation at the Core of Big Development Challenges
How can digital finance, mobile money and innovative financial tools help expand basic services and utilities to poor people? At this event moderated by CGAP CEO Tilman Ehrbeck, innovators from bKash, Airtel Money - Africa and Mobisol will showcase how their businesses are tackling big development challenges. Then, a panel including Walt Macnee, Vice Chairman at MasterCard, and Arjuna Costa, investment partner at the Omidyar Network, will discuss ways these new business models can be scaled to make a real difference in improving the lives of billions worldwide. IFC CEO Jin Yong Cai will offer opening remarks.