According to the World Economic Forum, about 70% of new value created in the economy over the next decade will be based on digitally enabled business models. As more people gain access to digital financial technologies, their opportunities to earn, save, invest, borrow, receive emergency support, and insure themselves against shocks will grow.
Through expert interviews and an online survey of development professionals active in this space, this report showcases data-driven insights on the ways in which digital financial services, skills, and trust impact equitable and inclusive participation in the digital economy.
Maximizing the scale and impact of digital financial skills initiatives will enable more underserved communities to tap opportunities in the digital economy and build better livelihoods.
Financial inclusion and digital equity are intrinsically linked, and both key to addressing the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals. Through several partnerships and initiatives, Visa is working to advance financial digital equity across the world.
This Devex special report is produced in partnership with Visa