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Social Impact

Unlike other start-up sectors, the FINTECH sector has the potential to create a paradigm shift in the way finance impacts people. Since 2007 many have understood that finance is needed by all but only benefits a select few. Today, the FinTech sector is gradually empowering individuals and communities by providing them with better financial products and services.

The FINTECH Book is therefore dedicating a chapter to the intersection between FINTECH and Social impact. Contributors are welcome to share how their specific solution has had a social impact. This topic is not restricted to the developing world and financial inclusion services but also extends to the developed world (e.g. benefits of P2P in red-tape areas for bank lending).

Submission Process:

If you wish contribute the “Social Impact” chapter of the FINTECH book, please follow these steps:

  1. Write an initial 300 word paragraph before 30 April 2015. Introduce what you wish to explore and why it matters, remember to make it catchy! Also add a quick 50 words about you.
  2. Your teaser article will be shared with the community in May 2015. They will have a chance to vote on your content.
  3. If you are selected by the community the editors will contact you and request that you write a 2,000 words article which will form part of the “Social Impact” chapter.
  4. If you are not selected by the community, the editors will none the less acknowledge your contribution in a special chapter which will list all the authors, the contact details and the category in which they wrote.

Ready? We look forward to reading your abstract so just e-mail us on “[email protected]” and put in the title “Submission: Social Impact”.