Spotlight: Meet Bob Annibale, Global Director of Inclusive Finance & Community Development, Citi

This week Yvette Torres-Rahman, Partnerships Director at Business Fights Poverty interviews Bob Annibale, Citi’s Global Director of Inclusive Finance and Community Development.

 

Hear about what is Citi doing to enable greater financial inclusion and the trends that Bob is seeing from their microfinance clients, helping them serve the unbanked or the under-banked. 

 

These days new players, beyond microfinance institutions, are looking to serve this market segment.  One example Bob speaks about is how they are helping connect small agricultural suppliers within large corporate supply chains thus eliminating the cost on both sides of dealing with cash transactions, and in the process creating a platform for the delivery of more services beyond payments.

 

Citi has rolled out an initiative called Citi Mobile Challenge, with the aim to inspire developers to reimagine mobile banking. Finalists will have the opportunity to showcase their ideas and stimulate digital progress in the industry.  Registration for the next challenge will open soon and demo days will be held across the Asia-Pacific. You can read more about past contestants here.

 

At a time of unprecedented collaboration between the public, private and nonprofit sectors, hear about how Inclusive Finance is helping increase transparency and help businesses accelerate their growth.

 

Views: 220

Add a Comment

You need to be a member of Business Fights Poverty to add comments!

Join Business Fights Poverty

Latest Activity

Mark William Joy is now a member of Business Fights Poverty
Thursday
Profile IconJuliana Gatti Pereira Rodrigues, Laurie Lee, Solomon Lutta and 3 more joined Business Fights Poverty
Tuesday
Laurie Lee commented on member's blog post Laurie Lee: Businesses are More Sustainable than Projects
Tuesday
Profile IconJames E. Ebube, Kirsten Weiss, Sue Ellen Johnson and 3 more joined Business Fights Poverty
Monday

© 2017   Inspiris. Business Fights Poverty was created and is managed by Inspiris, a Certified B Corp.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

Google+