Articles with tag: financial inclusion

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Merchants can now receive unlimited payments through Paytm Wallet at 0% fee

News | Ecommerce | 27 Nov 2020

Paytm has announced that merchants can now receive unlimited payments through Paytm Wallet at 0% fee, along with UPI and RuPay cards.

Paytm, merchants, financial inclusion, Paytm UPI, Paytm wallet

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

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

The blueprint for financial inclusion – Mojaloop's vision for solving the unbanked problem

Interviews | Payments General | 20 Nov 2020

The Paypers interviewed Paula Hunter from the Mojaloop Foundation to learn how financial inclusion can happen in vital regions across the world when an open source approach is embraced

Mojaloop, Mojaloop Foundation, Paula Hunter, financial inclusion, charitable nonprofit, digital finance, open finance, interoperability, real-time payments, transactions, mobile money, central banks, unbanked, SME, credit score, lending, Central Bank Digital Currency, CBDC, blockchain, KYC

Mastercard, Juvo to provide financial services to underbanked in LATAM

News | Payments General | 18 Nov 2020

Juvo, a pioneer of financial identities for the underbanked, has teamed up with Mastercard to provide financial services to underbanked consumers in Latin America.

Mastercard, Juvo, financial services, fintech, underbanked, partnership, LATAM, FiDaaS, financial inclusion, machine learning

BMO Financial Group pledges USD 5 bln to US recovery

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 11 Nov 2020

BMO Financial Group has announced BMO Empower, a series of long-term commitments to advance inclusive economic recovery in the United States, pledging USD 5 billion.

BMO Financial Group, BMO Empower, financial inclusion, financial services, product launch,

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

Riyad Bank, JCBI work towards financial inclusion

News | Payments General | 26 Oct 2020

Saudi Arabia-based Riyad Bank has partnered with JCB International to enable the acceptance of JCB Cards at POS, online, and ATMs throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Riyad Bank, JCB International, JCB, Saudi Arabia, partnership, payments, financial inclusion, cashless, Vision 2030

Jack Henry joins ABA to assist bankers promote financial inclusion

News | Payments General | 21 Oct 2020

Jack Henry & Associates, a provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry, has become part of an American Bankers Association (ABA) initiative.

Jack Henry & Associates, American Bankers Association, ABA, US, partnership, unbanked, financial inclusion, banking, underbanked

Experian, Standard Chartered drive financial access across Asia, Africa, and the Middle East

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 20 Oct 2020

Global information services company Experian has partnered with Standard Chartered to drive financial access across key markets in Asia, Africa and the Middle East by leveraging credit decisioning technology.

Experian, Standard Chartered, financial inclusion, data, machine learning, credit scoring

Commercial Bank of Dubai, NOW Money to provide financial inclusion across the UAE

News | Payments General | 19 Oct 2020

Commercial Bank of Dubai (CBD) has signed a partnership agreement with NOW Money, a digital account service, to provide accounts and cards targeted specifically at low-income customers.

Commercial Bank of Dubai, CBD, financial inclusion, NOW Money, banking, digital banking, Payment Services Provider, payroll service, financial inclusion

Mastercard, Signzy to offer video-based KYC onboarding

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 13 Oct 2020

Mastercard has announced a partnership with Signzy, a regtech startup based in India, to enable Signzy’s video-based KYC solution for its banking customers.

Mastercard, Signzy, partnership, KYC, onboarding, AI, ML, India, Asia, APAC, financial inclusion

Native American Bank expands digital presence with Jack Henry & Associates

News | Payments General | 09 Oct 2020

US-based Native American Bank has partnered with PSP Jack Henry & Associates to expand its digital presence and services.

Native American Bank, Jack Henry & Associates, PSP, financial inclusion, payment processing, digitalisation

Venio expands mobile payments services across the Philippines

News | Mobile Payments | 06 Oct 2020

Venio, a mobile application providing ‘nano-credit’ facilities to unbanked consumers in emerging markets accessed via a smartphone, has expanded its services nationwide across the Philippines.

Venio, mobile app, financial inclusion, Philippines, loans, nano-laons, credit, retailers

nexus by Standard Chartered Bank partners with Sociolla

News | Payments General | 02 Oct 2020

UK-based Standard Chartered Bank has partnered with personal care ecommerce platform Sociolla to expand its services to users in Indonesia, according to IBS Intelligence.

Standard Chartered Bank, Sociolla, UK, Indonesia, nexus, banking as a service, savings accounts, loans, credit cards, financial inclusion, payments

The Global Open Banking Report 2020 – Beyond Open Banking, Into the Open Finance and Open Data Economy

Report | Online & Mobile Banking | 01 Oct 2020

The Global Open Banking Report 2020 follows the journey from Open Banking to Open Finance and Open Data Economy and provides key insights about the benefits of Open Finance for different areas of financial service

Open Banking, Open Finance, Open Data, data, digitalisation, payments, merchants, corporates, SMEs, 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, treasury, account-to-account payments, coronavirus, covid-19, pandemic, actionable insights, consumers, mapping, data sharing, finance, banking, know your customer, KYC, credit scoring, TPP checking, repository, API security, authentication, strong customer authentication, lending, affordability, savings, insurance, Data Strategy, banking-as-a-service, core banking, risk management, payment initiation, consent, customer experience, open payments

Jumia partners with Airtel Kenya for mobile payments

News | Mobile Payments | 01 Oct 2020

Nigeria-based marketplace Jumia has announced a new partnership with telco Airtel Kenya to enable consumers to complete online transactions using Airtel Money. 

Jumia, Airtel Kenya, Airtel Money, partnership, Kenya, Nigeria, Africa, marketplace, telecommunications, telco, mobile payments, mobile app, mobile transactions, financial inclusion, COVID-19, coronavirus, online checkout, Ghana, Uganda

Trust Payments, Wakanda Messenger partner to empower Africans around the world

News | Online Payments | 22 Sep 2020

Trust Payments has partnered with social network, messaging and ecommerce startup Wakanda Messenger to provide the payments element for their online marketplace and money remittance service.

Trust Payments, ecommerce, Wakanda Messenger, online marketplace, money remittance, Africa, financial inclusion, unemployment, KYC, AML, PSD2, GDPR

Paysend expands into US market with central payments partnership

News | Payments General | 11 Sep 2020

UK-based Paysend, has announced that its globally recognised money transfer service is available for American consumers, providing an alternative solution for cross-border transactions.

cross-border transactions, money transfer, remittances, payments, financial inclusion, US, Paysend

Mastercard, WiPay partner to advance digital payments across the Caribbean

News | Online Payments | 10 Sep 2020

Mastercard has announced its partnership with Caribbean-based fintech company WiPay, building on its strategic plan to evolve and develop its presence in the islands.

Mastercard, Caribbean, WiPay, financial inclusion, Bank in the Box, SMEs, card acceptance, card payments, prepaid card, CourtPay, GovPay, Digital ID, digital payments