Multipliers of Prosperity: Status Quo or Game Changer?

Multipliers of Prosperity: Status Quo or Game Changer?

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Multipliers of Prosperity: @MetLife Foundation and @VillageCapital agree that the #MENA region is a massive market for #fintech services http://bit.ly/2IGD4Vy #FinancialInclusion
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 10:35am

CAMPAIGN: Financial Inclusion

CONTENT: Article

by MetLife Foundation and Village Capital

The financial technology, or fintech, revolution is gaining momentum in the MENA (Middle East/North Africa) region. Fintech investments in MENA totaled $18 million in 2016. In 2017, that figure was surpassed by a single $20 million round raised by the payment platform Paytabs, leading to heightened interest among investors: Wamda Research Lab, for example, puts total 2017 fintech investments in MENA at more than $50 million, a 270 percent year-over-year increase.

Read the full article on the Multipliers of Prosperity website.