Global COVID-19 FinTech Market Rapid Assessment Study

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In 2020, the pandemic shifted various financial systems, creating a demand for innovation through multiple channels, systems, and instruments. This called for a shift in FinTech market performances, precise Covid-19 responses by FinTech firms, regulatory intervention or policy assistance, and operational challenges. The outcome is that FinTech firms may not only deliver efficiencies to the financial segments but also provide an opportunity for financial inclusion, particularly in Emerging Markets and Developing Economies (EMDEs).

This publication is produced by The World Bank, the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance and the World Economic Forum.