Webinar series- Inspiration, Insights and Learning’ (I2L): Women-owned enterprises amid COVID-19: Strategies to support survival, revival, and recovery
MSC (MicroSave Consulting) conducted a webinar titled “Women-owned enterprises amid COVID-19: Strategies to support survival, revival, and recovery” on 22nd July, 2021. Click on the timestamps from the webinar stream to hear specific segments. You can also click on the image below to experience the complete webinar.
Strengthening the digital ecosystem: Expanding the adoption of Quick Response Code Indonesian Standard (QRIS) among MSMEs in Indonesia
In 2019, Bank Indonesia launched the Quick Response Indonesian Standard (QRIS) solution as part of its payment system vision for 2025 to encourage Indonesia’s 65 million MSMEs to adopt cashless payments. This blog explores challenges in the implementation of QRIS and offers recommendations to improve its uptake in Indonesia.
The disruptors get disrupted: Indian FinTechs during COVID-19
This blog, based on MSC’s three-phase study, explores the impact of COVID-19 on Indian FinTechs and various strategies that helped them survive and recover. It further provides recommendations for regulators and accelerators to support FinTechs holistically and sustainably.
This report delves deep into the innovative strategies FinTechs used to overcome the pandemic, measures taken by the government and regulators to enable ecosystem players, and the support FinTechs received from investors and accelerators. It also explores the change in behavior and adoption of digitized products by Indian customers.
2020 was a nightmare for Bangladesh. Even though the country responded swiftly, early-stage start-ups struggled with a lack of funding during the crisis. This study assesses the impact of COVID-19 on the FinTech ecosystem of Bangladesh. It further explores how the new digital-first policy helped FinTechs cope with the pandemic.