Articles with tag: financial inclusion

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

22 Sep 2020 | Online Payments

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

11 Sep 2020 | Payments General

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

10 Sep 2020 | Online Payments

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

MyCash Money selects Onfido for identity verification

09 Sep 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

MyCash Money, a e-Marketplace designed for migrants in Malaysia and Singapore, has teamed up with Onfido, a global identity verification and authentication company, to provide identity verification to its users.

remittances, identity verification, partnership, financial inclusion, Malaysia, digital identity, MyCash Money, document verification

Ayoconnect closes USD 5 mln Pre-Series B funding round

07 Aug 2020 | Payments General

Ayoconnect, an Indonesian fintech company, has raised USD 5 million in Pre-Series B funding from strategic global investors to continue building Indonesia’s largest bill network. 

Ayoconnect, funding round, fintech, financial inclusion, payments, Indonesia

Harnessing the power of Open Banking and Open Finance – exclusive interview with Moneyhub

06 Aug 2020 | Payments General

Sam Seaton, Moneyhub: Open Banking and Open Finance will be transformative to businesses and consumers alike

Sam Seaton, Moneyhub, interview, Open Banking, Open Finance, data, payments, financial wellness, APIs, Personal Financial Management, data aggregation, data enrichment, categorisation, analytics, COVID-19, financial inclusion, account aggregation, money management, account-to-account payments, PISP

Cambodia-based fintech Clik secures USD 3.7 mln funding for financial inclusion

05 Aug 2020 | Payments General

Fintech startup Clik has completed the final close of its USD 3.7 million seed round for mobile payments, loyalty programmes, data visualisation, business intelligence, and cloud data services. 

Clik, fintech, Cambodia, funding, financial inclusion, mobile payments, loyalty programmes, data visualisation, business intelligence, cloud data services, Openway, Poems Pte, angel investors, National Bank of Cambodia, NBC, Central Bank Digital Currencies, Bakong, payment aggregator, payments, cards, wallets, bank accounts, mPOS, SoftPOS, eKYC

Pngme, Open Banking Nigeria partner for API standardisation

30 Jul 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Open API solution provider Pngme has joined non-for-profit initiative Open Banking Nigeria for building a set of open APIs standards for the Nigerian financial services industry. 

Pngme, Open Banking Nigeria, partnership, API standards, Nigeria, Central Bank of Nigeria, financial inclusion, banks, consumers, API, toolkit, test environments, implementation standards, financial ecosystem, sandbox, data types, authentication

BPC Marketplace, Brazilian Desk to provide financial access to Micro and SMEs in LATAM

24 Jul 2020 | Ecommerce

Switzerland-based digital payment solution provider BPC has teamed with specialised market consultancy Brazilian Desk, to connect Brazilian micro and small businesses on BPC Marketplace.

BPC, Brazilian Desk, marketplace, BPC Marketplace, MSME, SME, online payments, ecommerce, financial inclusion, FMCG, agriculture, Health, Brazil, LATAM, Latin America

BI pushes for Open Banking development amid data security concerns

24 Jul 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Bank Indonesia (BI) has urged the financial industry to develop an open banking system to boost financial inclusion, but a lack of security standards and data protection regulation can hold up the central bank’s latest effort to boost the digital economy.

Bank Indonesia, Open Banking, data, security, regulation, payments, API, fintech, financial inclusion, standardisation

Crown Agents Bank join forces with Paycode to better serve African unbanked

15 Jul 2020 | Payments General

Crown Agents Bank has announced that it is collaborating with Paycode of South Africa. 

Crown Agents Bank, Paycode, Africa, unbanked, payments, financial inclusion

GSMA launches Mobile Money Interoperability Test Platform for financial inclusion

15 Jul 2020 | Mobile Payments

GSMA has launched Mobile Money Interoperability Test Platform (ITP) aiming to help make transactions more seamless in emerging markets.

GSMA, Mobile Money Interoperability Test Platform, financial inclusion, Africa, ITP, transactions, GSMA Inclusive Tech Lab, GoPay, IDEMIA, KaiOS, MTN, Telenor, University of Washington, VEON, Vodafone, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, digital, payments, digitisation, account-to-account interoperability, mobile money, APIs

Digital Bank Tonik selects Mastercard as payments partner to launch in the Philippines

13 Jul 2020 | Payments General

Tonik, a digital banking platform in the Philippines, has reportedly chosen Mastercard as its payments partner as the company gets ready to officially launch its operations later in 2020.

digital bank, Tonik, Mastercard, financial inclusion, Fintech Express, credit cards, loans, money transfer, payments partner

Interview with Karen Nadasen of Ecommerce Forum South Africa and PayU on the pain points and growth opportunities of South Africa's ecommerce market

06 Jul 2020 | Ecommerce

‘Ecommerce is not in competition to bricks and mortar retail, but an additional tool for retailers to use to sell their products and to improve their customer experiences. Retailers that refuse to recognise this “new normal” will fail.’

Karen Nadasen, PayU South Africa, PayU, ecommerce, Ecommerce Forum South Africa, South Africa, credit cards, retail microfinance, financial inclusion,

Ghana launches Digital Financial Services Policy

26 May 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

The Ministry of Finance which led the development of the National Financial Inclusion and Development Strategy (NFIDS) has launched the Digital Financial Services (DFS) Policy.

Ghana, digital, Digital Financial Services Policy, COVID-19, coronavirus, National Financial Inclusion and Development Strategy, NFIDS, DFS, payments, digital payments, Digital Payments Coordination Unit, World Bank, The National Financial Inclusion and Development Strategy, The Digital Financial Services Policy, partnership, Consultative Group to Assist the Poor, CGAP, The Cash-Lite Roadmap, Better Than Cash Alliance

ID2020 Alliance welcomes Mastercard as partner

22 May 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Mastercard has unveiled that it will join the ID2020 Alliance, a global multi-stakeholder partnership that enables everyone to have access to a trusted form of legal identity.

Mastercard, ID2020 Alliance, partnership, collaboration, digital identity, financial inclusion, privacy, trust

Trust Stamp secures more than USD 1 mln within two days

21 May 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Trust Stamp has secured over USD 1 million in a Series A round of funding from the general public within two days to support the growth of its privacy-preserving identity tech.

Trust Stamp, funding round, identity, financial inclusion, identity proofing, identity fraud, data loss, biometrics, privacy, anonymised data, trust

WorldRemit, Onfido join forces for a faster verification process

21 May 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

WorldRemit has announced a new partnership with global identity verification and authentication company Onfido.

WorldRemit, partnership, Onfido, verification, identification, KYC, account opening, payments, risks, fraud, security, financial inclusion

Ant Financial to invest USD 73.5 mln into Wave Money

18 May 2020 | Payments General

Ant Financial has announced plans to pour over USD 73.5 million in fintech company Wave Money to boost financial inclusion in Myanmar.

Ant Financial, Wave Money, financial inclusion, digital banking, fintech, Asia, funding

Celo, Facebook Libra's competitor, brings total number of companies supporting to 75

08 May 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Celo, a competing project to Facebook’s Libra project, has added 50% more new members to its alliance, bringing the total number of supporting organisations to 75.

Celo, cryptocurrency, Libra, Facebook, descentralisation, financial inclusion, tokens, monetary system