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1982 Ventures backs Indo AgriTrading Marketplace PasarMIKRO

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Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 4:00pm

JAKARTA / SINGAPORE, Jan 14, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - 1982 Ventures has invested in PasarMIKRO, an Indonesian-based Agri Commodity Marketplace startup that empowers disadvantaged farmers by simplifying transactions for both farmers and traders.

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  • JAKARTA / SINGAPORE, Jan 14, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - 1982 Ventures has invested in PasarMIKRO, an Indonesian-based Agri Commodity Marketplace startup that empowers disadvantaged farmers by simplifying transactions for both farmers and traders.
  • - PasarMIKRO has raised funds from 1982 Ventures and prominent angels.
  • Herston Elton Powers, Managing Partner of 1982 Ventures stated, "Unlike other platforms, PasarMIKRO works with the entire supply chain to enable more efficient agricultural financing and transactions.
  • 1982 Ventures is investing in and supporting the best founders to positively impact the future of financial services in Southeast Asia.

Western Union Expands with Bank Syariah Indonesia

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Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 7:59am

Western Union , a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, has collaborated with Bank Syariah Indonesia (BSI) , a state-owned Islamic bank in Indonesia, to offer its services across more BSI locations in the country.

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  • Western Union , a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, has collaborated with Bank Syariah Indonesia (BSI) , a state-owned Islamic bank in Indonesia, to offer its services across more BSI locations in the country.
  • BSI was founded on 1 February 2021 as a result of merger between state-owned sharia banks which are subsidiaries of larger banks: BRI Syariah (of Bank Rakyat Indonesia), BNI Syariah (of Bank Negara Indonesia) and Bank Syariah Mandiri (of Bank Mandiri).
  • Western Union previously offered its services at more than 650 Bank Syariah Mandiri locations across Indonesia.
  • BSI is a state-owned bank formed from the merger of PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia Syariah (BRIS), Bank Negara Indonesia Syariah (BNIS) and PT Bank Syariah Mandiri (BSM) effective February 1, 2021.

Global Microfinance Market to Reach $271.4 Billion by 2024

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Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 3:40pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A new market study published by Global Industry Analysts Inc., (GIA) the premier market research company, today released its report titled "Microfinance - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" .

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A new market study published by Global Industry Analysts Inc., (GIA) the premier market research company, today released its report titled "Microfinance - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" .
  • Companies:93 - Players covered include 51Give (China); Al Amana Microfinance; Al-Barakah Microfinance Bank; Annapurna Finance (P) Ltd; Asirvad Microfinance Pvt.
  • Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Microfinance is projected to reach US$271.4 Billion by 2024, registering a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.1% over the analysis period.
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc., ( www.strategyr.com ) is a renowned market research publisher the world`s only influencer driven market research company.