Mobile money: It’s all about marketing, branding and distribution

This is the first of three-part series of blogs titled “Mobile money”. The authors explore and explain all about mobile banking and how it can make a difference to…

The gold standard of origination

Anil SG, CEO of IFMR Rural Finance, with an image of gold in its liquid form being molded into a solid state, as the initial slide, set the tempo…

First Private Wealth Investment in Microfinance Securitisation

IFMR Capital closed its eighth microloan securitisation transaction this week, an INR 370 mn multi-originator securitisation with Delhi-based MFI Satin Creditcare, Rajasthan-based Sahayata Microfinance and Tamil Nadu MFI, Asirvad.

How access to finance can reduce poverty

Finance Matters – A fortnightly column by IFMR Finance Foundation in The Hindu Business Line will explore ways in which the power of finance can be unlocked for improving…

“Wealth Management is the right approach”

“In conversation” is a new series of Q & A blogs from the IFMR Blog team where we ask questions on behalf of our readers to leading personalities in…

My day at a KGFS branch

On 31st August 2010, I spent a day at Annappanpettai Branch.  The branch was opened on 20th November 2009 and has enrolments of around 1750 when I visited.

A higher education loan product for Thanjavur district

At the beginning of the summer, the six of us Stanford summer interns set out to determine, through field interviews and market research