NpM, Platform for Inclusive Finance, is the leading national platform in inclusive finance sector worldwide. Established in 2003, the platform brings together Dutch development organisations, social investors and commercial banks active in the inclusive finance sector. Together with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, NpM’s 13 members share a commitment to expanding access to finance in underserved regions and to anticipate the changing need in the sector to grow towards a responsible industry. The members of NpM are active in over 90 countries and have committed EUR 3.3 billion to the inclusive finance sector. NpM’s activities are directed to the contribution of the financial sector in reaching the Sustainable Development Goals.

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  • Bijna 250 miljoen euro extra financiering voor scale-ups en startups

    Het ministerie van Economische Zaken heeft vandaag tijdens het Startup-fest in Amsterdam samen met het Europees Investeringsfonds (EIF) 100d miljoen euro aan extra financiering voor scale-ups bekend gemaakt. Deze snelgroeiende startups krijgen daarmee hulp om hun activiteiten verder uit te bouwen. In het fonds gaan marktpartijen naar verwachting nog eens 100 miljoen euro aan kapitaal investeren. Daarnaast komt er voor startups via de SEED Capital-regeling 49,5 miljoen euro beschikbaar aan financiering. Read more

  • Making the Gender Gap Visible: An overview of demand-side data on women’s financial inclusion.

    Understanding the existing financial inclusion data landscape, and parsing through the mountain of data to find meaningful patterns to advance women’s financial inclusion can be overwhelming. Furthermore, global data sets, historically, have not been sex disaggregated, which adds to the present difficulties of measuring progress in women’s financial inclusion. Read more

  • 2-question interview with Peter Heijen - Founder and CEO of Lendahand.

    “A few years back I travelled through Nepal, India and Bangladesh. I witnessed first-hand that entrepreneurship and jobs are the strongest weapons in fighting poverty. Many business owners, however, did not have access to affordable finance. Crowdfunding seemed like a good solution and that is why I founded Lendahand.” Read more


  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Oxfam Novib
  • Oikocredit
  • Terrafina Microfinance
  • ING Group
  • Lendahand
  • Rabobank Foundation
  • ICCO
  • Cordaid
  • FMO
  • TCX
  • ASN Bank
  • Triple Jump
  • Triodos Investment Management