Why Micro-Lending Is Branching Out In 2018
JULY 10, 2018
Financial technology seems to be leading the startup charge, representing 40 percent of the largest 10 deals of the year so far, collectively worth $100 million. The two biggest players in the FinTech startup have been Cellulant — a digital payments operation currently up and online in 11 African countries — and the online micro-lending startup Branch. Branch, he said, “seems like an application of Silicon Valley tech to create financial services.