Helping millions of entrepreneurs go digital: Driving an inclusive recovery through digital transformation

Helping millions of entrepreneurs go digital: Driving an inclusive recovery through digital transformation

In this online event, three financial service providers shared how they are developing and adopting digital products and services to serve more small businesses.

 

As the pandemic rapidly moves the economy online, millions of microentrepreneurs around the world must gain the digital tools and skills they need to adapt and rebuild their livelihoods. Going digital can help vulnerable small businesses find new customers, become visible to financial institutions, and access the benefits and security of the digital economy. Since 2018, Mastercard and Accion have been working with financial service providers across the globe to develop new digital products and operating models to serve more small businesses more effectively—and help them digitally transform themselves. These efforts are critical to help low-income families and small businesses build financial resilience for the challenges of today and those to come.

Leaders of three inclusive financial service providers about their progress in digitally transforming their institutions and their small business clients, and the lessons they’ve learned along the way.

Speakers:

  • Mastercard remarks: Shamina Singh, President, Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth
  • Accion remarks: Michael Schlein, CEO, Accion
  • Moderator: Prateek Shrivastava, Vice President, Digital, Global Advisory Solutions
  • Verónica Gavilanes, General Manager, Microfinance, Banco Pichincha in Ecuador
  • Sasidhar Thumuluri, Managing Director and CEO, Sub-K IMPACT Solutions Ltd. in India
  • Taiwo Joda, Managing Director and CEO, Accion Microfinance Bank in Nigeria

 

Ayudando a millones de emprendedores a digitalizarse: Impulsando una recuperación inclusiva a través de la transformación digital


A medida que la pandemia acelera la puesta en línea de la economía, millones de microempresarios de todo el mundo deben adquirir las herramientas y habilidades digitales que necesitan para adaptar y reconstruir sus medios de vida. La transformación digital puede ayudar a las pequeñas empresas vulnerables a encontrar nuevos clientes, a hacerse visibles para las instituciones financieras y a acceder a los beneficios y a la seguridad de la economía digital. Desde 2018, Mastercard y Accion han estado trabajando con proveedores de servicios financieros en todo el mundo para desarrollar nuevos productos y modelos de negocio digitales para atender a más pequeñas empresas de manera más efectiva, y apoyarlos en su transformación digital. Estos esfuerzos son fundamentales para ayudar a las familias de bajos ingresos y a las pequeñas empresas a desarrollar resiliencia financiera para hacer frente a los desafíos actuales y futuros.

Ponentes:

  • Palabras de Mastercard: Shamina Singh, presidenta de Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth
  • Palabras de Accion: Michael Schlein, presidente ejecutivo de Accion
  • Moderador: Prateek Shrivastava, vicepresidente del área digital, Global Advisory Solutions
  • Verónica Gavilanes, gerente general de microfinanzas, Banco Pichincha de Ecuador
  • Sasidhar Thumuluri, directora ejecutiva de Sub-K IMPACT Solutions Ltd. de la India
  • Taiwo Joda, director ejecutivo, Accion Microfinance Bank de Nigeria

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