This blog highlights the journey of Riskcovry, an InsurTech startup that provides customizable insurance through its online portal and benefits the low- and middle-income (LMI) segment. It also talks about how the COVID-19 crisis has opened new opportunities for the startup.
India: Impact of COVID-19 on Business Correspondents
This report highlights the impact of COVID-19 on business correspondent (BC) agents in India and the issues they faced while delivering financial services in the wake of the pandemic. It also offers policy recommendations to help BCs offer uninterrupted services.
Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on Micro, Small, and Medium enterprises (MSMEs): India report
MSMEs in India have been adversely affected by the lockdown announced as a measure to contain the spread of COVID-19. This report outlines the impact of the pandemic on MSMEs and offers policy recommendations to support their recovery.
How will the COVID-19 pandemic affect the Indian fintech startup ecosystem: Four predictions and one suggestion
As with all players in the economy, fintechs too are feeling the heat of the COVID-19 pandemic. Early trends indicate a host of changes in the horizon. These include four key developments in the fintech ecosystem. Read our analysis for more.
In the time of COVID-19, agent networks in Kenya are coping with lock-downs and curfews, social distancing and hygiene, and reduced hours of bank operations. Using near-live data from the Caribou Data platform and MSC’s extensive experience on agent networks, the blog attempts to understand the situation for mobile money and banking agents on the ground in Kenya.