INCLUSIVE FINTECH 50

Inclusive Fintech 50 elevates promising early-stage fintechs driving financial inclusion and resilience around the globe.

Application opens June 15th!

THE SELECTION CRITERIA THE JUDGING PANELTHE PRIZES

What is it?

The Inclusive Fintech 50 initiative leverages a competitive process led by an independent judging panel of experts to identify 50 early-stage fintechs driving financial inclusion and resilience.

looking for early-stage fintechs in advanced or emerging markets that offer a solution among credit, insurance, payments & remittances, savings & personal financial management, or infrastructure addressing special challenges of underserved customer segments.

The global pandemic has underscored the importance of having access to financial services, which act as a stabilizing force for low-income households and businesses. Fintechs play an important role in expanding access to these vulnerable populations, but these startups themselves need access to capital and connections. Inclusive Fintech 50 makes these startups more visible to investors and partners who can help them reach more of the 3 billion financially underserved people.

Why apply? 

MAJOR VISIBILITY

SIMPLE PROCESS

  • The application can be completed in an hour and doesn’t require multiple rounds of phone calls or interviews

  • We like to think of the selection criteria as ‘sensibly rigorous’

GAIN CREDIBILITY

  • We worked with investors to create questions that get beyond the fluff to identify startups poised for success

  • A panel of industry experts – including founders and investors – will select the winners

Two fintechs will be selected for a USD 25,000 cash prize based on their contribution to the financial resilience of low-income households and businesses.

Find out more about on the Inclusive Fintech 50’s website.