Credit, in financial systems, is the ability of a person to acquire
goods or services before paying for those goods or services. Credit is
based on trust, and is built through past actions that show t...
Unbanked people are individuals who haven’t engaged with banks or
banking institutions in any formal way. Unbanked people generally use
cash for purchases, and don’t use professional banking services
Lending, or providing money upfront with the promise that it will be
paid back in full (plus interest, sometimes), is a way to help people
who want to make larger purchases or investments but lack mon...
At WeTrust, we fundamentally believe in a person’s financial
empowerment - the ability for a person to feel confident in their
finances and have access to additional monetary services, such as
The largest obstacle to financial empowerment may well be the current
requirement to engage with professional banking services in order to
build a credit history and apply for loans. Millions of peopl...
In 2009, blockchain technology debuted, allowing for decentralized,
secure transaction records called “ledgers” to be created by an
encrypted peer-to-peer computer network. This technology, coupled wi...
At WeTrust, we believe technology can be used to power new business
models that don’t rely on entrenched, professional institutions.
Trusted Lending Circles, WeTrust’s first product, aims to make
Cultures throughout the world engage in some form of community
lending. In certain countries, community lending is known by various
names, but the concept remains virtually consistent throughout the