India’s inclusive fintech startups have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to use their unique advantages to grow and help underserved individuals and small businesses during COVID-19. I joined The Economic Times Digital Lending Summit to share my views and explain why Venture Lab is continuing to invest during the pandemic.  I discussed:

As the inequalities in our systems are exposed, it has become abundantly clear that financial inclusion is more important than ever. The innovators in fintech and inclusion — who were already using new data, artificial intelligence, and innovative engagement strategies to reach customers — have quickly become more relevant and more needed than ever.

This is the moment for inclusive fintech startups to become the next leaders in financial inclusion.

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