Alessandro Nava

Alessandro Nava is with the Financial Conduct Authority in the United Kingdom. He has been conducting landscaping research to map and categorize existing models of crowdfunding (including P2P lending) and identifying opportunities the various models bring to the financial inclusion space.

By Alessandro Nava


Crowdfunding and Financial Inclusion

A financial innovation! The fastest growing financial industry! The next big thing in finance! Crowdfunding has garnered a lot of attention for its potential to further financial inclusion efforts.

Will Crowdfunding Help Financial Inclusion of Unserved Crowds?

“Crowdfunding” is market-based financing where small amounts of funds are raised from large numbers of individual sources. While crowdfunding has the potential to become the next big thing for financial inclusion, risks for both borrowers and lenders need to be better understood.