Tag: Data

Rapid tech due diligence: How Catalyst Fund assesses a startup’s tech
Digital Financial Services |

Rapid tech due diligence: How Catalyst Fund assesses a startup’s tech

Alongside product-market fit and adequate control of data, underlying tech quality is a key determinant of whether a startup...

By Matt Grasser
Top 5 demographic data fields fintech startups need to collect
Inclusive Fintech |

Top 5 demographic data fields fintech startups need to collect

Catalyst Fund welcomes new cohort of inclusive fintech startups creating solutions to improve the financial health of underserved communities...

By Jacob Rosen
Robbing Peter to lend to Paul
Digital Financial Services |

Robbing Peter to lend to Paul

  Our friends at MicroSave Consulting recently published a detailed, timely study on the state of digital credit in...

By Ashirul Amin
Keeping Machine Learning Honest! The need for the truthalizer
Digital Financial Services |

Keeping Machine Learning Honest! The need for the truthalizer

Machine learning (ML) provides institutions with predictive analytics that leverage large amounts of both historical and continually-generated data to...

By Ashirul Amin
How Artificial Intelligence Can Simplify International Development Research: An Intriguing Experiment

How Artificial Intelligence Can Simplify International Development Research: An Intriguing Experiment

  Anyone working in international development can spend large amounts of time trying to keep up with news about...

By Jacob Rosen
Four Steps to Being Agile for Fintech Companies
Inclusive Fintech |

Four Steps to Being Agile for Fintech Companies

Banco Maré’s Journey from Working Enthusiastically to Working Deliberately Startups have great ideas and the best intentions for impact;...

By Victor Fuente
Machine Learning in PAYGo: What You Need to Know Before You Jump In
PAYGo and Essential Services |

Machine Learning in PAYGo: What You Need to Know Before You Jump In

Last summer, we published a post that described how ZOLA Electric uses Machine Learning (ML) to predict which of...

By Jacob Winiecki
R²A Case Study: AML Data Infrastructure Prototype
Policy and Regulation |

R²A Case Study: AML Data Infrastructure Prototype

The Mexican National Banking and Securities Commission (Comisión Nacional Bancaria y de Valores, or CNBV) requested a partnership to...

By R2A
R²A Case Study: Chatbot Prototype
Inclusive Fintech |

R²A Case Study: Chatbot Prototype

The consumer complaints system at the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (the Philippines Central Bank, hereafter BSP) was limited by...

By Simone di Castri
Emerging Dynamics for the Future of Agent Networks
Digital Financial Services |

Emerging Dynamics for the Future of Agent Networks

Even though mobile and financial technology are advancing rapidly, banks and telecoms still manage agent networks just as they...

By Javier Linares