The Digital Revolution and its Impact on Emerging Market Customers

By | October 28th, 2015|Categories: Omidyar Network|

"Cignifi...is developing the ability to assess the creditworthiness of previously unbanked consumers at a significantly lower cost compared to the brick-and-mortar banking industry cost." Read More

Bank In Your Pocket – Mobile Finance for the Unbanked Masses

By | May 9th, 2015|Categories: The Economist|

"In emerging markets, tech-driven firms such as Cignifi, an American group with operations in Mexico, Ghana and Brazil, try to generate credit scores based on things like records of mobile phone calls. Increasingly, poor-country consumers [...]

IFC Partners with Cignifi to Grow Usage of Mobile Financial Services in Uganda

By | February 4th, 2015|Categories: IFC|

"International Finance Corporation (“IFC”), a member of the World Bank Group, Airtel Uganda and Cignifi teaming up to expand the adoption and growth of Airtel’s Mobile Money platform, an e-commerce service." Read More

Cignifi and WSBI To Develop Innovative Mobile Savings Product

By | January 20th, 2015|Categories: WSBI|

"Cignifi and WSBI (World Savings and Retail Banking Institute) announce an agreement to develop and test-market an innovative mobile savings product targeted at underserved and dormant savers.The product will be tested in partnership with Airtel [...]

Cignifi Completes Series A-2 Funding Round Led By Omidyar Network

By | September 4th, 2014|Categories: Omidyar Network|

"Cignifi announces closing of a Series A-2 funding round, led by existing investor Omidyar Network, with additional investments from American Express Ventures and other existing investors." Read More

Cignifi Establishes Correlation Between Mobile Phone Usage and Banking Behavior

By | May 12th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

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Can Mobile Phones Help The World’s Unbanked? Experts Think So.

By | April 23rd, 2014|Categories: CNBC|

"Cignifi is unlocking financial services for huge numbers of underserved people around the world." Read More

Enabling Financial Inclusion Through Alternative Data

By | April 13th, 2014|Categories: MasterCard|

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Cignifi Uses Big Data to Bring Economic Security to the Unbanked

By | December 23rd, 2013|Categories: American Banker|

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Cignifi Gets $1.5M for Mobile Phone-Based Credit Scoring

By | November 16th, 2012|Categories: Boston Business Journal|

'This financing represents a major step forward for Cignifi and for our proven big data engine, which enables mobile network operators and their banking and insurance partners to identify leads among millions of pre-pay customers,' [...]