We think we know what’s at stake when banks prioritize digitization over maintaining local bank branches, but there may be more to it than previously thought. A study recently published by the Harvard Business Review found that when fewer local bank branches are available to support entrepreneurial financing, women entrepreneurs are disproportionately penalized.

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