Pamela Mar

Pamela Mar

Pamela Mar is executive vice-president, Knowledge and Applications, at the Fung Group.

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The View | Fintech in Asia must go beyond mobile payments to be inclusive

While mobile payment rates are growing, a massive proportion of the region’s population remain unbanked and thus lack access to savings, loans and other financial products that are the backbone of financial security and moving up the economic ladder.

While mobile payment rates are growing, a massive proportion of the region’s population remain unbanked and thus lack access to savings, loans and other financial products that are the backbone of financial security and moving up the economic ladder.

13 May 2022 - 9:45AM
Opinion | How technology can help democratise access to finance

Market exclusivity makes it all but impossible for many SMEs to get financing, while investors interested in social impact struggle to find projects that relate to their values. Digital platforms, backed by blockchain, can vastly improve the choices available.

Market exclusivity makes it all but impossible for many SMEs to get financing, while investors interested in social impact struggle to find projects that relate to their values. Digital platforms, backed by blockchain, can vastly improve the choices available.

27 Apr 2022 - 11:00AM
Opinion | How to ensure small businesses get the funding needed for green development

Sustainable development funds are not reaching the smaller enterprises that need them most and are crucial for building a low-carbon economy. New digital platforms can help match green start-ups with suitable investors, but traditional markets must also lower barriers that keep SMEs out.

Sustainable development funds are not reaching the smaller enterprises that need them most and are crucial for building a low-carbon economy. New digital platforms can help match green start-ups with suitable investors, but traditional markets must also lower barriers that keep SMEs out.

9 Apr 2022 - 5:57AM