Blog Series

Platform Economy: What It Means for Financial Inclusion

Super platforms like Google, Facebook, and Ant Financial have been making inroads in financial services sectors around the world. In China, the rapid growth of Alipay and WeChat Pay has transformed the digital finance ecosystem. It now looks certain that super platforms will venture even further into digital finance. What’s less certain is what this means for low-income customers. In this blog series, we explore the impact that super platforms could have on digital finance ecosystems and financial inclusion.