Public sector bank, UCO Bank, which offers credit for the priority sector in India, has launched a small and medium sized enterprise...

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GE Healthcare’s research and development division in India recently designed and launched the MACi, a light-weight, battery-backed electrocardiogram (ECG) machine that will...

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A number of Indian start-ups are developing technologies for last-mile connectivity for un-banked customers. Rural India customers frequently find it difficult to...

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A publication by the Center for Strategic & International Studies in Washington D.C. has recently reported on the massive opportunity for financial...

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Aavishkaar India, an early-stage venture capital firm, is looking to complete the fundraising process for its fourth and largest fund, likely to...

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Indian financial inclusion service provider, FINO (Financial Inclusion Network & Operations), has tied up with NCR Corporation, a global technology company, to...

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India's rural consumption market is projected to reach $600 billion by 2020, a major increase from its current level of $190 billion....

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SKS Microfinance Ltd, The largest and only publicly listed microfinance institution (MFI), has faced a 12% reduction in its workforce for the...

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In efforts to increase its rural presence across India, U.S. headquartered Western Union, a money transfer services company, has partnered with Microfinance...

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HR Khan, Deputy Governor or the Reserve Bank of India, encouraged banks to develop better strategies to tap into the base of...

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International Finance Corporation (IFC) is planning to make a $45 million equity investment in an unnamed public-listed mid-size Indian non-banking finance company...

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Recent New York Times Op-Ed by Thomas Friedman on a potentially large opportunity for mobile banking in India. Friedman sites Delhi based...

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H. R. Khan, the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India and FICCI, discussed the importance of leveraging technology to service...

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Indian social business and investment advisory firm, Intellecap, has recently launched the Intellecap Impact Investor Network (I3N) to help social enterprises raise...

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India’s SEWA Bank (Self Employed Women’s Association), based in Gujarat, is set to potentially receive $10 million in funding from the International...

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A recent article discusses the extent to which Indian populations are not banked. It is estimated that approximately 600 million Indians do...

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Union Bank of India recently stated that it expects its financial inclusion projects to turn profitable sooner than expected. The country’s fifth...

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The U.S. – India Business Council (USIBC) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) are bringing together 80 leaders in the financial services...

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In a move to promote financial inclusion in rural India, Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (HUL) is collaborating with public sector bank, the State...

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The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently emphasized the need for banks to lend more to small and medium sized enterprises (SME)....

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The Reserve Bank of India and industry leaders within India are continuing to look at ways to increase financial inclusion. Though most...

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MUMBAI, July 7 (Reuters) - U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group said on Thursday it will invest 1.5 billion rupees ($34 million)...

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The Reserve Bank of India has recently requested that the country’s commercial banks scale their services so as to reach 72,000 villages...

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An article in The Economic Times discusses the benefits of credit ratings for SMEs, which often find it difficult to access financing....

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A New York Times article recently highlighted growing problems with inadequate housing and infrastructure in Indian cities. The influx of villagers moving...

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In promoting financial inclusion, Kerala has become the first Indian state to achieve financial inclusion when measured by the presence of a...

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The IFC is investing up to $20 million in Pragati India Fund to facilitate the transfer of growth capital to small and...

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