Tilt towards women borrowers

Reported by | Updated: May 10, 2021

Capri Global Capital offers products that are fine tuned for women and incentives for regular repayments: While the estimated annual requirement for financial support to women-owned or managed enterprises in India is $29.16 billion, the annual supply of credit to them, from all formal sources, is estimated to be the only $9 billion. Capri Global […]

Know Your Software

Reported by | Updated: May 5, 2021

Edited excerpts from a web panel discussion on software assurance, a topic of critical relevance, held in association with CAST Software: Today, software is taking more and more decisions and even human decisions too are conveyed through and executed through software. Software knows more about the organization than any single individual. Yet, how much does […]

In pursuit of data-driven channel innovation

Reported by | Updated: May 3, 2021

At Mashreq Bank, multiple technologies supplement customer insights and drive sales through self-service channels that leads to data-driven channel innovation: Mashreq Bank is UAE’s largest private sector bank and is a known innovator. It is present in 12 countries, including key financial capitals of the world – New York, London, Hong Kong and Mumbai. The bank set up its Centre […]

Reaching finances to hills of Uttarakhand, plains of Tanjavur

Reported by | Updated: May 3, 2021

Babu Nair: What is the genesis of Dvara KGFS? Joby CO: The genesis lies in the fact that the financial inclusion efforts were not reaching remote rural areas/hilly areas/coastal areas and growing concerns around over-indebtedness because of the sole focus on micro-loans. Small MFIs were not getting enough debt funds for growth as their balance […]

Digital eases collections; AI gives early warning signals

Reported by | Updated: April 29, 2021

Insights into the impact of festivals, lockdown, and technology on collections, payment mechanisms, and customer behaviour: In earlier days, collection was largely dependent on physical visits of agents to the borrowers’ places. However, digitization in the BFSI domain has rendered the activity convenient for both the lenders and the customers. In these times of the […]

Aiming for 10% growth in salary accounts

Reported by | Updated: April 28, 2021

Bank of India highlights the USP in such accounts on various social media platforms from time to time: Bank of India offers different types of salary accounts specifically designed for the needs of various customer segments, including employees working in the public sector. The Salary Plus scheme of the bank is offered to a chunk […]

The gender-agnostic approach needs to change

Reported by | Updated: April 15, 2021

Dr Jasmine Gupta, National Digital Bank Head at Equitas Small Finance Bank, and National President – Financial Inclusion Council at Women’s Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WICCI), shares insights on how financial services can be made women friendly: Ravi Lalwani: Please share some of your thoughts on innovation in financial products for women?  Jasmine […]

IQ + EQ + DQ for complete digital transformation

Reported by | Updated: April 15, 2021

Find out the role for each and their interplay at IndiaFirst Life Insurance: Anjana Rao as Chief Strategy Officer is at the helm of strategic initiatives at IndiaFirst Life Insurance Co and is tasked with driving a center of excellence within the company. Earlier, she led the change management vertical in the organization, helping the […]

Open Banking – Boosting the API Impact

Reported by | Updated: April 15, 2021

Banking Frontiers brought together BFSI experts for a panel discussion on how APIs are driving open banking and how to manage them effectively. Edited excerpts: Shiv Kumar Bhasin, COO & CTO, National Stock Exchange Open banking started first in Europe, and they set up the standards for the personal banking area. In the stock exchange […]

From Security to Trust – The New Digital Normal

Reported by | Updated: April 15, 2021

Banking Frontiers, in association with Fortinet, organized a web panel discussion by BFSI CISOs on the growing thrust on trust through security. Edited excerpts: Sunder Krishnan, CRO, Reliance Nippon Life Insurance: The ongoing pandemic and WFH had led to rise in threat and risk factors, as WFH involves use of several devices for doing organizational […]

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