Articles with tag like: emerging market

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East Africa - the heart of mobile money. What is next?

Voice of the Industry | Expert Opinion | 03 Jul 2019

Rick Groothuizen of ClickPesa outlines the status of financial digitalization in East Africa and the progress that has been made in this emerging market

Africa, emerging market, mobile money, financial inclusion, SMEs, ClickPesa, mobile wallets

Thunes raises USD 10 mln to offer financing in emerging markets

News | Payments General | 06 May 2019

US-China-based company GGV Capital has announced leading a USD 10 million investment in Singapore-based cross-border fintech startup Thunes.

Thunes, GGV Capital, Venture Capital, cross-border payments, B2B payments, financing, funding round, financial technology, fintech, Singapore, China, APAC, US, North America, emerging market

IFC, Citi provide USD 1.2 bln to support trade in emerging markets

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 22 Jan 2019

The International Finance Corporation and Citibank have announced signing a USD 1.2 billion risk-sharing facility to help stimulate trade in emerging markets.

IFC, The International Finance Corporation, Citibank, partnership, trade finance, emerging market, Africa, Asia, APAC, emerging market trade flows, funding, risk-sharing facility

Understanding the African opportunity and navigating market complexity

Voice of the Industry | Expert Opinion | 10 Oct 2018

Tim Davis from Emergent Payments looks at some of the practical issues that go hand in hand with Africa’s exceptional ecommerce opportunities.

Emergent Payments, Africa, ecommerce, payments, remittance, emerging market, merchant, bank, Tim Davis, local payments, PSPs

Indonesia looks to blockchain tech to fix data challenges

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 04 May 2018

The Indonesian public and private sectors are have started analysing blockchain tech to overcome some data challenges.

Indonesia, innovation, blockchain, data protection, treasury, authentication, emerging market, regulators

WorldRemit raises USD 40 million in funding round to expand into emerging markets

News | Payments General | 07 Dec 2017

Digital money transfer service WorldRemit has raised USD 40 million to drive its next phase of growth - to reach 10 million customers from emerging markets by 2020.

WorldRemit, money transfers, funding round, mobile payments, remittances, emerging market

Humaniq and Regtech Coinfirm team up for financial transparency via blockchain

News | Payments General | 27 Nov 2017

Humaniq has announced a partnership with Coinfirm to provide solutions for the unbanked people and enabling financial inclusion for emerging economies. 

Humaniq, regtech, Coinfirm, blockchain, unbanked, emerging market, AML, compliance