Monthly Archives: June 2017


IFC Publishes Handbook for Financial Inclusion

By | June 28th, 2017|IFC|

In collaboration with Cignifi Inc, the Intarnational Finance Corporation published The Data Analytics and Digital Financial Services Handbook. The handbook gives financial service providers an overview of the potential that data and data analytics present for financial inclusion in terms of improving efficiency of operations and effectiveness of product development and marketing, as well as increase [...]

The Bank in Your Pocket

By | June 23rd, 2017|BBC|

Smartphones are bringing banking to the unbanked - giving millions in emerging markets access to credit and banking for the first time. Presenter Manuela Saragosa speaks to World Bank treasurer Arunma Oteh, as well as the chief executive of fintech firm Cignifi, Jonathan Hakim, both of whom are trying to use digital footprints to make [...]

Leapfrog and Omidyar Network target unbanked billions in Cignifi deal

By | June 22nd, 2017|Cignifi|

Big Data Platform Plans Aims to Extend Financial Inclusion to One Billion Emerging Consumers LeapFrog Investments and Omidyar Network, the investing firm of eBay Founder Pierre Omidyar, invest in Cignifi, a big data platform powering large-scale financial inclusion Cignifi’s mobile-generated algorithms have created financial profiles for over 100 million people in 13 emerging markets, putting [...]