IFC and MasterCard Deepen Partnership to Boost Financial Inclusion

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and MasterCard signed an agreement to establish a risk-sharing facility, which is expected to provide millions of people in emerging markets access to electronic payments, a crucial next step in their ongoing collaboration to increase universal financial access by 2020. Electronic payments lower the cost and increase

Cignifi and the IFC to Grow Usage of Mobile Money in Uganda

Cignifi, whose proven big data engine uses mobile phone data to deliver consumer credit and marketing scores, announced an agreement with the International Finance Corporation (“IFC”), a member of the World Bank Group, aimed at expanding the delivery and usage of mobile financial services in Uganda. Specifically, Cignifi will be working with the IFC to