Articles with tag: digitalisation

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Central Bank of Kenya releases plan to implement Open Banking

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 13 Jan 2021

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has released a draft document outlining a five-year digitalisation plan to modernise the country’s domestic payment landscape, according to fintechnews.ae

Kenya Central Bank, open banking, CBK, digitalisation, payment, regulator, API, development, API specifications

Consumer confidence in financial services providers is high, Toluna shows

News | Payments General | 22 Dec 2020

There has been a rise in consumer confidence in the financial services sector since 2019, with high street banks and building societies leading the charge, Toluna Financial Services Sentiment Indicator has highlighted.

banking, fintech, COVID-19, digitalisation, mobile banking, online banking, study, contactless payments, cards, financial services providers, UK, Toluna

Digital transformation is a must in financial services, survey shows

News | Payments General | 17 Dec 2020

Financial products and services providers that fail to digitally transform their business, will experience less new revenue streams, according to 25% of those surveyed at FinVision event.

FintechOS, survey, financial services, FinVision, Open Banking, API, digitalisation, artificial intelligence, customer experiences

The Paypers releases the global infographic and industry mapping of key players in Open Banking

News | Online Payments | 17 Dec 2020

The Paypers has released a global scale infographic and industry mapping of key players in the Open Banking ecosystem

Open Banking, Open Finance, Open Data, data, digitalisation, payments, fintech, innovation, banks, financial inclusion, security, agile, fraud prevention, standardisation, third party providers, API, cash management, personal finance management, use cases, account aggregation, request to pay, compliance, regulation, onboarding, partnership, developers, account-to-account payments, mapping, data sharing, finance, banking, know your customer, KYC, credit scoring, TPP checking, repository, API security, authentication, strong customer authentication, lending, savings, insurance, banking-as-a-service, core banking, risk management, payment initiation, consent, customer experience, open payments, transaction monitoring

Global Mapping and Infographic of Key Players in the Open Banking Ecosystem 2020–2021

Report | Online & Mobile Banking | 17 Dec 2020

The Paypers releases the global infographic and industry mapping of key players in the Open Banking ecosystem

Open Banking, Open Finance, Open Data, data, digitalisation, payments, merchants, corporates, SMEs, small businesses, fintech, innovation, banks, financial inclusion, security, agile, fraud prevention, standardisation, third party providers, API, cash management, personal finance management, use cases, account aggregation, request to pay, compliance, regulation, onboarding, partnership, developers, account-to-account payments, covid-19, insights, mapping, data sharing, finance, banking, know your customer, KYC, credit scoring, TPP checking, repository, API security, authentication, strong customer authentication, lending, savings, insurance, banking-as-a-service, core banking, risk management, payment initiation, consent, customer experience, open payments, transaction monitoring

PayCentral, Mastercard to digitise SMEs payment solutions in South Africa

News | Cards | 15 Dec 2020

PayCentral, a digital payment fintech, has partnered with Mastercard to launch an online platform DigiCentral.

PayCentral, fintech, virtual card, South Arica, payments, SMEs, digitalisation, Mastercard, product launch

Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth teams up with Nedbank

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 10 Dec 2020

Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth has partnered with Juntos Global and Nedbank to provide 9,000 micro-enterprises with free business and financial literacy training to help them adopt digital financial services and grow their businesses. 

Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, Nedbank, financial inclusion, digital payments, digitalisation

Central Bank Digital Currencies for Dummies – A Quick Guide into CBDCs

News | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Dec 2020

The Paypers releases the Central Bank Digital Currencies for Dummies, an ebook which is a quick reference guide into CBDCs that aims to inform readers about what CBDCs are, the innovation they promise, the implications, and risks they pose.

Central Bank Digital Currencies, CBDC, Digital dollar, Digital euro, Chinese yuan, Facebook Libra, Stablecoins, Central banks, Commercial banks, Fintech, Technology providers, Monetary policies, Financial systems, COVID-19, Payments digitalisation, Mobile wallets, Smartphones, Financial inclusion, Customer data, Digital identity, Data privacy, Security

Central Bank Digital Currencies for Dummies – A Quick Guide into CBDCs

Report | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Dec 2020

Central Bank Digital Currencies for Dummies is a quick reference guide into CBDCs that aims to inform readers about what CBDCs are, the innovation they promise, and the implications and risks they pose

Central Bank Digital Currencies, CBDC, Digital dollar, Digital euro, Chinese yuan, Facebook Libra, Stablecoins, Central banks, Commercial banks, Fintech, Technology providers, Monetary policies, Financial systems, COVID-19, Payments digitalisation, Mobile wallets, Smartphones, Financial inclusion, Customer data, Digital identity, Data privacy, Security

ICC, Africa investor to digitise 5 mln SMEs in Africa

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 07 Dec 2020

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and Africa investor (Ai) have launched an e-trade initiative to enable the digitisation of five million SMEs in Africa.

ICC, Africa investor, SMEs, digitalisation, Africa, AfCFTA, AfricaPLC, ecommerce, SCF, supply chain finance, digital inclusion, e-trade, trade data

Identity fraud could be reaching a 'tipping point' in finance – study finds

News | Payments General | 01 Dec 2020

The impact of identity fraud could be reaching a ‘tipping point’ for industries like financial services, according to a new report from GBG, a provider of identity intelligence solutions.

GBG, identity fraud, banks, payments, digitalisation, COVID-19, e-transfer fraud, debit card fraud, phishing attacks, study

Banks see cyber costs soaring in 2021 due to digitalisation brought by COVID-19

News | Payments General | 30 Nov 2020

With many financial services becoming digital due to COVID-19, banks and other financial firms predict the cost of warding off cyber criminals will keep climbing in 2021.

Deloitte, survey, banks, cybersecurity, risks, digitalisation, COVID-19, banks, brokers, insurers, cloud

Weavr raises USD 4 mln seed round to bring embedded banking to the services sector

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 26 Nov 2020

Weavr has  launched the first suite of embedded banking tools designed specifically for the services sector. 

Weavr, seed round, embedded banking, payments, API, digitalisation

Visa selects Conferma Pay to launch B2B payment solutions suite

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 25 Nov 2020

Visa has partnered with Conferma Pay, a provider of virtual payments technology, to launch Visa Commercial Pay, a suite of B2B payment solutions.

Visa, Visa Commercial Pay B2B, B2B payments, payments digitalisation, suppliers, sellers, Conferma Pay, virtual payments technology, product launch

Interview with Mastercard's Ann Cairns on creating financial safety and driving diversity

Interviews | Payments General | 25 Nov 2020

A few weeks have passed since the virtual edition of PayTechWomenLive and we sat with Ann Cairns, Executive Vice Chair, Mastercard to learn about means of creating financial safety, driving diversity, and pursuing career opportunities in challenging times

Diversity, Covid, financial inclusion, Mastercard, payments, digitalisation, gender gap, Wnet, SMEs

Advanzia Bank partners with Backbase to accelerate digital transformation

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 24 Nov 2020

European digital bank Advanzia has announced its partnership with digital banking technology provider Backbase.

Advanzia Bank, partnership, Backbase, digitalisation

COVID crisis could set-back a generation of women in business, Mastercard Index finds

News | Online Payments | 23 Nov 2020

A staggering 87% of women business owners say they have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Mastercard Index.

Mastercard, financial inclusion, gender gap, SMEs, Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs, MIWE, entrepreneur, digitalisation

Diversity, Covid, and courage: Mastercard's Ann Cairns on women's careers during the pandemic

Voice of the Industry | Payments General | 11 Nov 2020

Linda Perry, Wnet Co-Founder, highlights key themes discussed during Wnet’s PayTechWomenLive event. These also include advice for women on coping with work and the current pandemic

Diversity, Covid, financial inclusion, Mastercard, payments, digitalisation, gender gap, Wnet, SMEs

CBA makes IBAS cloud available to accelerate banking digitalisation

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 04 Nov 2020

Norway-based software vendor Commercial Banking Applications has announced that IBAS GBF - Global Banking Factory is now available to customers on a SaaS model in the cloud. 

CBA, IBAS, cloud, banking, digitalisation, Norway, Commercial Banking Applications, Global Banking Factory, IBAS GBF, SaaS, trade finance, Amazon Web Services

FAB fully digitises account opening process for UAE SMEs

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 02 Nov 2020

First Abu Dhabi Bank has announced complete digitisation of account opening process for small and mid-size enterprises, SMEs, through the BASHER portal.

FAB, account opening, SMEs, digitalisation,