10 Exceptional InsurTech Startups

The insurance industry has not changed much in the last hundred years. In the last five years, we have seen a number of startups rolling out products to disrupt the market. InsurTech is a term broadly used to refer to any digital innovation or technology which is targeted at buyers of insurance. The goal of … Continue reading “10 Exceptional InsurTech Startups”

Directory Of Microfinance Companies 2017-2018

The last few years have seen the microfinance industry in India grow by extraordinary leaps and bounds. Microfinance Companies has seen their outreach, impact and sustainability grow exponentially. The Finance Ministry and the Reserve Bank of India have recognized the important role played by MFI’s in the economy by granting them banking licenses. MFI’s are today … Continue reading “Directory Of Microfinance Companies 2017-2018”

4 Things To Know About Health Insurance

Health insurance does come with many advantages, and one of the major benefits is the tax exemption. There are other important things to know about health insurance or mediclaim in India are given below. Resort during medical emergencies– With increasing medical issues and healthcare costs, it becomes difficult to have all expenses met. Health insurance … Continue reading “4 Things To Know About Health Insurance”

Microfinance Institutions On The Edge Of Demonetisation

By Amit Kumar Bardhan Research Scholar, Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur.* Microfinance Institutions (MFI’s) are non-banking financial institutions involved mainly in service of granting micro-loans which are repaid on a daily, weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis. It is a ₹ 60,000 crore industry and almost all the transactions carried out in the microfinance … Continue reading “Microfinance Institutions On The Edge Of Demonetisation”

How critical is home insurance?

You just moved into your new dream home. You spared no expense in constructing it (or buying it), you decorated it and did the interiors, bragged about it to all and sundry and threw the mother of all house warming bashes ever. You have made friends with neighbours, invited your relatives, and posted pictures of … Continue reading “How critical is home insurance?”

Bandhan Bank to increase loan portfolio for MFIs to Rs. 1,000 cr

Speaking at Sa-Dhan National Conference, CS Ghosh – MD & CEO, Bandhan Bank said, “It has been a long journey for the microfinance industry. It is heartening to see where it is today, despite the many obstacles it faced.” He said that Bandhan Bank has lent Rs. 325 crores to 8 MFIs across 5 states … Continue reading “Bandhan Bank to increase loan portfolio for MFIs to Rs. 1,000 cr”