Arise joins FinForward movement

As part of its goal to promote financial inclusion on the African continent, Arise has partnered with FMO, the Dutch Development Bank and Above and Beyond Tech (a&b), a global technology company based in the U.S, on an exciting collaborative fintech initiative,...
Why is health care so damn expensive?

Why is health care so damn expensive?

Never has there been more talk of innovation and yet more disappointment in the future than in the health care industry.Despite all of that spending, the age-adjusted mortality rate for Americans has only slowly declined every year since 1980. Even worse, life...
Inequality is the defining issue or our time

Inequality is the defining issue or our time

“Inequality is the defining issue of our time”. This is what then US President Barack Obama said about inequality at the end of 2013. From SocialEurope : Almost half a decade later we unfortunately have to conclude that it still is one of the defining...
Financial Inclusion Funding Grows 9% in Latest Survey

Financial Inclusion Funding Grows 9% in Latest Survey

Investment in financial inclusion reached a historic high of $37 billion in 2016, marking a 9 percent increase from the previous year and three straight years of growth.While public funding from aid agencies and development finance institutions still makes up the...