A socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of nationwide and international conventions; exhibitions; and business, public, youth, sporting, and cultural events.

The Roscongress Foundation is a socially oriented non-financial development institution and a major organizer of nationwide and international conventions; exhibitions; and business, public, youth, sporting, and cultural events. It was established in pursuance of a decision by the President of the Russian Federation.

The Foundation was established in 2007 with the aim of facilitating the development of Russia’s economic potential, promoting its national interests, and strengthening the country’s image. One of the roles of the Foundation is to comprehensively evaluate, analyse, and cover issues on the Russian and global economic agendas. It also offers administrative services, provides promotional support for business projects and attracting investment, helps foster social entrepreneurship and charitable initiatives.

Each year, the Foundation’s events draw participants from 208 countries and territories, with more than 15,000 media representatives working on-site at Roscongress’ various venues. The Foundation benefits from analytical and professional expertise provided by 5,000 people working in Russia and abroad.

The Foundation works alongside various UN departments and other international organizations, and is building multi-format cooperation with 173 economic partners, including industrialists’ and entrepreneurs’ unions, financial, trade, and business associations from 78 countries worldwide, and 188 Russian public organizations, federal and legislative agencies, and federal subjects.

The Roscongress Foundation has Telegram channels in Russian t.me/Roscongress, English – t.me/RoscongressDirect, Spanish – t.me/RoscongressEsp and Arabic t.me/RosCongressArabic. Official website and Information and Analytical System of the Roscongress Foundation:roscongress.org.

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Session 5.4: Online Services in the Microfinance Market: Challenges and Growth Prospects
4 July 2019
17:30—18:00
The microfinance market is rapidly being transformed by the latest technologies. Loans are issued online, biometrics and artificial intelligence are used almost as often as in the banking sector, and microfinance companies are becoming advanced platforms incorporating FinTech solutions.
Participants will discuss the challenges facing the online segment, including those emerging as remote sales channels expand, and present their methods of effectively confronting such challenges.
The session will also provide an opportunity to learn about currently available technical innovations that can be used, among other things, to minimise companies’ risks, reduce costs, enhance customer relations, and improve the quality of services.
Representatives of the business community will share their knowledge on remote scoring. In addition, a representative of the Bank of Russia will provide an update on the development of biometrics.
Date
04.07.2019
Forum
International Financial Congress
Started at
17:30—18:00
Conference hall
Presidential Library, Conference hall 4 (third floor)
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