Multipliers of Prosperity: Status Quo or Game Changer?

Jun 4, 2018 11:35 AM ET

Originally published on the Multipliers of Prosperity website.

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.