Banking the Unbanked

Market Disruption > Capital Markets

Low-cost, basic banking solutions, often delivered through mobile devices, are helping financial institutions serve unbanked populations, enabling greater economic growth

Illustrative Disruptions

  • Growing customer base – Expanding serviceable markets as unbanked populations gain access to financial platforms and are able to buy products and services sold online
  • Increasing capital – Making deposits that contribute to increased capital availability that companies can use to grow businesses
  • Potential local partnerships – Enabling financial mechanisms that open up opportunities for mutually-beneficial partnerships with local, grassroots suppliers