On behalf of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School, the World Bank Group and the World Economic Forum, we are delighted to invite you to the launch of the Global Covid-19 Fintech Market Impact and Industry Resiliency Study. This session will present key findings, followed by
The former Farmland site is pictured on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. Lots that have been developed as part of Lawrence VenturePark can be seen in the foreground. Post-pandemic life — whenever that begins — is likely to feature a race. It will be between communities looking to prosper. Local leaders are
Fewer Detroiters are jobless following last year’s pandemic-induced downturn, but low wages remain an obstacle for workers, according to a University of Michigan forecast released Monday. Unemployment in the city is returning to pre-pandemic levels and it’s expected to decrease even further in the coming years as a bundle of blue-collar jobs come online. But wages remain a challenge.
Sam Gupta, Director & CEO, RBP Finivis Amid the Covid-19 pandemic in the country, fintechs have been at the forefront of India’s financial inclusion efforts. Among the new crop of fintechs in the country, Panchkula-based RBP Finivis is rapidly expanding its footprint. In an interaction with Financial Express (Online), its director & chief executive officer
New economic data is backing up what the reappearance of traffic jams and ubiquitous help-wanted signs already have made clear — the Austin area economy is in the midst of a robust recovery from its pandemic-induced crash last year. A barometer of local business activity devised by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, called the
The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) announced the winners of its 2021 EngineerGirl writing competition, which includes a young girl from Hillsborough. This year’s contest asked students in grades 3-12 to write an essay that salutes engineering’s role in meeting and defeating the challenges presented by COVID-19. Prizes were awarded to students based on grade
As the country inches to some sense of normalcy, small businesses — especially minority-owned companies — are still struggling to recover from the pandemic’s financial gut punch. Shutdowns during the early days of the pandemic and keeping pace with public health orders wreaked havoc on mom-and-pop businesses’ bottom line. Even as businesses open up, mask restrictions loosen