Investors are backing fintech ventures to crack a huge market: the global poor

500 Startups is doing it. So is TPG Growth’s $2 billion Rise Fund. Even the Chinese tech conglomerate Tencent is getting in. Investors are clamoring to put money behind financial technology firms able to successfully serve the global poor and emerging middle class. Earlier this month, Tencent, roughly the Chinese equivalent of Facebook, invested $180 … Continue reading Investors are backing fintech ventures to crack a huge market: the global poor