Big Data and Digital Credit

Washington, DC

03 April 2015 9:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT
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On April 3, 2015, CGAP hosted an event to highlight the role of big data and digital credit in financial inclusion and how we can balance the benefits of data analytics with emerging concerns about privacy and security. Watch the recording and hear CGAP’s latest research about M-Shwari and listen to experts discuss why these fast-evolving trends matter.

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Agenda

9:00 - 10:30 | Big Data: What it Means for Financial Inclusion
Presenter: Greg Chen, Senior Financial Sector Specialist, CGAP
Discussion and comments by Paul Breloff, Managing Director of Accion Venture Lab, Kate McKee, Senior Advisor at CGAP and Jamal Rahal, Expert in Digital Finance Analytics.

11:00 – 12:30 | Emerging Applications of Data Analytics: The Case of M-Shwari
Presenter: Claudia McKay, Senior Financial Sector Specialist, CGAP
Discussion and comments by Peace Osangir, Financial Risk Manager, New Business Ventures at Commercial Bank of Africa and Julie Zollman, Principal Investigator. Kenya Financial Diaries.