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Digital Finance: Innovation at the Core of Big Development Challenges
April 9, 2014Online

How can digital finance, mobile money and innovative financial tools help expand basic services and utilities to poor people?

At this event moderated by CGAP CEO Tilman Ehrbeck, innovators from bKash, Airtel Money - Africa and Mobisol showcased how their businesses are tackling big development challenges. Then, a panel including Walt Macnee, Vice Chairman at MasterCard, and Arjuna Costa, investment partner at the Omidyar Network, discussed ways these new business models can be scaled to make a real difference in improving the lives of billions worldwide. IFC CEO Jin Yong Cai offered opening remarks.

 
 
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    Jin-Yong Cai

    Executive Vice President and CEO, IFC
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    Hortensia Contreras Torres

    Vice President Electronic Services Grupo BIMBO & General Manager BLM
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    Arjuna Costa

    Investment Partner, Omidyar Network
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    Thomas Duveau

    Head of Business Development, Mobisol
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    Tilman Ehrbeck

    CEO, CGAP
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    Sandhya Rani Kanneganti

    Postmaster General, Andhra Pradesh
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    Walt Macnee

    President, MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth and Vice Chair
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    Chidi Okpala

    Director & Head, Airtel Money - Africa
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    Kamal Quadir

    CEO, bKash