Reaching the Bottom Billion
IMTFI is collaborating with Reboot to launch their latest publication, Embracing Informality: Designing Financial Services for China's Marginalized.
China's growth story is overwhelmingly urban. Hundreds of millions of migrant workers have flocked to Chinese metropolises in search of opportunity. But financial access has not kept pace with an increasingly transient population. Citizens at the bottom of the economic pyramid lack even the most basic means to save for their children's education, make purchases on credit, protect their homes through insurance, and send and receive money. Financial exclusion prevents many of them from realizing their potential and improving their livelihoods. How can we design better financial services to meet their needs?
Join us for a wide-ranging conversation on how reaching China's most vulnerable can teach important lessons for designing inclusive banking worldwide.
Panthea Lee and Patrick Ainslie of Reboot, Co-Authors of Embracing Informality: Designing Financial Services for China's Marginalized
Nicole Stubbs, Founder and CEO of First Access
Matt Schiavenza, Associate Editor at The Atlantic