Paul Reynolds

Paul Reynolds specializes in building and executing FinTech-based business models in both emerging and mature markets. He has 20 years of experience in financial services covering mobile payments, small and medium enterprise (SME) banking, trade finance and alternative data credit scoring. Paul has worked for ANZ Bank, International Finance Corporation (IFC), Morgan Stanley, Wave Money Myanmar and WING Cambodia. He is currently launching a FinTech focused on SME trade finance risk management.

By Paul Reynolds

Research

Agent Network Journeys Toward the Last Mile: A Cross-Country Perspective

CGAP's analysis reveals three distinct journeys country stakeholders have taken to extend the reach and quality of rural agent networks.
Research

Eko Grows Agent Network Tenfold Through Open APIs

Eko India has used open APIs to become a platform business, which has enabled it to expand at considerably lower operational cost than its traditional agent business would have.
Blog

How India’s Paytm Created More Demand for Its Payments APIs

Paytm, India's largest digital financial services platform, processes millions of dollars via its open APIs. But success with open APIs didn't happen overnight. Learn about the company's innovative approach and why it's paying off.
Blog

Indonesia’s Retail Credit Crunch Requires Action to Keep Shelves Full

Indonesians could face empty shelves and a shrinking assortment of products due to credit crunches within consumer goods value chains brought on by COVID-19. Here are three things that can be done to keep the situation from snowballing.
Blog

Should Digital Financial Services Providers Prioritize Open APIs?

Learn about the step-by-step process one provider took to determine whether APIs aligned with its goals and which APIs to prioritize.