The World Bank Group, the International Monetary Fund, and the Government of Indonesia jointly organized the first-ever Innovation Showcase to highlight advancements in health, education, and fintech during the 2018 Annual Meetings in Indonesia.
The Showcase featured innovators from around the world to demonstrate the powerful role that technology can play in spurring development, strengthening financial development and inclusion, and improving health and education outcomes.
Learn more about the companies participating in the three-day event at the Bali International Convention Center:
October 11 - Fintech: ACRE Africa | bKash | Ant Financial/Alipay | Flutterwave | LenddoEFL | Investree | Crowdo | Stripe
Oct 12 and 13 - Health and Education: Babylon Health | Benetech | BloomBoard | Coursera | CXS International | Genius Plaza | Google | Halodoc | Jana Care | Mindspark | S1T2/SecondMuse | Tricog | xPrize | Zenysis
Innovation Showcase 2018: Fintech
The entrepreneurs are ready, and so are we. #Fintech innovators from around the world will present solutions at the 2018 Innovation Showcase in #Bali. Follow our LIVE updates. #Innovate4Dev #WBGmeetings pic.twitter.com/C7VX2FJWJh— IFC (@IFC_org) October 10, 2018
Our work insuring smallholders has caught the interest of IMF and @WorldBank executives. Our MD, Rahab Kariuki @rahab_k presenting to @JimYongKim and @Lagarde in Bali, at the #Innovate4Dev #WBGMeetings pic.twitter.com/Lgr7ezXfIf— ACRE Africa (@acreafrica) October 11, 2018
Speaking at the Innovation Showcase 2018 in #Bali, @SheikhMonir1801 describes how @bKash_ltd mobile financial service company is working to give banking facilities to the unbanked population in #Bangladesh. #Innovate4Dev #WBGMeetings pic.twitter.com/kWVzUsSvvM— IFC (@IFC_org) October 13, 2018
IFC clients like @AntFinancial @bKash_ltd @coursera join the 2018 Innovation Showcase in #Bali to highlight innovative solutions to improve health, education, and #financialinclusion. Follow live updates at #Innovate4Dev #WBGMeetings pic.twitter.com/RyqpWO2CSl— IFC (@IFC_org) October 11, 2018
Innovation Showcase 2018: Health and Education
Fifteen companies demonstrated how technology can help improve health and education outcomes - boosting human capital around the world.
President Kim met the companies to learn more about how their innovations can be taken to scale. The showcase continued on October 12 with more demos and panel discussions.
We invited top innovators to our Annual Meetings in #Indonesia this week to showcase how technology can accelerate progress toward #financialinclusion and build #humancapital. Great to hear about their work. pic.twitter.com/py8beKBI0C— Jim Yong Kim (@JimYongKim) October 12, 2018
Day One of the Innovation Showcase at the 2018 WBG Annual Meetings wrapped up yesterday. 15 #FinTech companies joined us to share how they’re improving access to finance around the world. #Innovate4Dev #WBGMeetings— World Bank (@WorldBank) October 12, 2018
Here’s what they had to say: pic.twitter.com/MgJy85hsuA
IFC #TechEmerge clients like @equatel @JanaCare @tricoghealth are improving access to quality healthcare with technology. Learn how at the #WBGMeetings' Innovation Showcase https://t.co/CwgdVGLUVF #Innovate4Dev pic.twitter.com/x5O6ZjMLGF— IFC (@IFC_org) October 12, 2018
Investing in people through #nutrition, #healthcare, & #education builds #humancapital - the main driver of sustainable & inclusive economic growth. Companies at our 2018 Innovation Showcase help accelerate these investments. #Innovate4Dev #WBGmeetings pic.twitter.com/r3z9y2fueB— World Bank (@WorldBank) October 13, 2018
IFC's #TechEmerge connects global tech innovators with #health providers in emerging markets to improve access to quality healthcare.— IFC (@IFC_org) October 12, 2018
Learn how at the #WBGMeetings' Innovation Showcase LIVE from Bali https://t.co/CwgdVGuk47 #Innovate4Dev pic.twitter.com/ydNHKYVWY1
Can data transform delivery of healthcare? Jonathan Stambolis, CEO of @zenysis, says yes. Zenysis is helping governments become data-driven in how they deliver healthcare to their citizens, while making every dollar go further. https://t.co/J4cWUsMPdW #WBGMeetings #Innovate4Dev pic.twitter.com/DYYbc94L27— World Bank (@WorldBank) October 16, 2018
Can we ignite the genius in every child? @GeniusPlaza CEO @anarc joined us to talk about how #tech can help reach the poorest areas of the world to help every child receive quality education. https://t.co/l36Qj2P5nz #WBGMeetings #Innovate4Dev pic.twitter.com/cbFOjU8xkk— World Bank (@WorldBank) October 14, 2018