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Fintech For All

Caroline Casey
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I am a social entrepreneur and cover disability inclusion in business.

May 12, 2022,09:00am EDT|

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You could imagine that tech should and could provide solutions for people with disabilities. Well, of course, that can only happen if people with disabilities are part of designing the process from the outset. I wonder if their lack of involvement is the reason for the failure of many Fintech solutions? Since being launched and playing a part in the mainstream, financial technology has been met with criticism. These complaints have been due to inaccessibility and discrimination.

According to an article by Entrepreneur, there are 1.7 billion unbanked people worldwide and households with disabilities are more likely to be unbanked as those with no [...]

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