the mif blog

Stories of inspiring entrepreneurs and organizations, discussion and commentary of new trends in private sector development, and the latest events and publications.

Un nuevo modelo de inclusión financiera rural en funcionamiento en Colombia

By Martha Lucía Muñoz

Se encuentra en etapa de cierre el proyecto “Ecosistema rural de servicios financieros móviles inclusivos” ejecutado por Bancolombia, iniciativa que buscaba diseñar un nuevo modelo de inclusión financiera de bajo costo, que permitirá extender los servicios financieros hacia las poblaciones rurales de difícil acceso en Colombia. 

Concluyendo la inclusión financiera de mujeres microempresarias

By Martha Lucía Muñoz

En pasados días se llevó a cabo el evento de cierre del proyecto del Programa de Empresariado Social “Inclusión Financiera de Mujeres Microempresarias” en Armenia, Colombia dentro del marco del evento de Premiación a la Mujer microempresaria - Mujer 5, para reconocer su aporte al desarrollo económico y social desde su rol como mujer en la región cafetera de Colombia.

Empower women and investors will follow

By Guest

Gender equality is no longer a choice for companies. It is not only about fairness, but about business success.

Understanding Payment Systems in the Times of Fintech

By Lukas Keller

Payments are nowadays widely considered to be gateways for financial inclusion. Withdrawing money or repaying a loan are basic financial transactions without which traditional financial products like credit, savings and insurance would not be possible.

Is social capital the secret ingredient for entrepreneurial success?

By Dora Moscoso

Much has been said and written about the spectacular leap in innovation by Chile, Israel, Rwanda, and South Korea. These four very different countries have managed to harness innovation to transform their economies and achieve job creation, increased long-term productivity, and economic growth.