Articles with tag like: financial inclusion

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Axiata, RHB to offer digital banking solutions

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 03 Jun 2021

Malaysia-based Axiata and RHB had entered a memorandum of understanding to apply for a digital banking licence under the framework issued by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM).

digital banking, partnership, financial inclusion, central bank

Monetary Authority of Singapore joins Mojaloop Foundation

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 27 May 2021

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has joined the Mojaloop Foundation, one of the first central bank to send a director to serve as an advisor to the board of the foundation.

Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), financial inclusion, central bank, banks, money laundering

'Advance career by staying connected to the past', Samantha Saperstein, JP Morgan Chase

Interviews | Payments General | 25 May 2021

We sat with Samantha (Sam) Saperstein, Head of Women on the Move at JP Morgan Chase who shared insights on helping women advance their careers, their companies, and the quality of their lives

financial services, banks, financial inclusion, JP Morgan

Algbra to provide digital finance for unbanked minorities

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 18 May 2021

Algbra, a sustainable and digital finance provider dedicated to bringing an end to community and ethnicity based financial inequality, has launched.

unbanked, banks, digital banking, product launch, financial inclusion

The next, great ecommerce opportunity lies in the Philippines

Voice of the Industry | Ecommerce | 14 May 2021

Sue-Ann Seet, Head of Asia at dLocal, gets into details about why a mostly unbanked market like the Philippines represents such a great opportunity for ecommerce

ecommerce, unbanked, mobile payments, financial inclusion, e-wallet, digital payments

IFC partners with Nigeria-based LAPO for microfinance expansion

News | Payments General | 30 Apr 2021

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has partnered with the Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO) to help expand banking services to low-income populations in sub-Saharan Africa.

partnership, financial inclusion

Making web payments and monetisation everyone's opportunity

Interviews | Payments General | 20 Apr 2021

The Paypers interviewed Briana Marbury, Executive Director of the Interledger Foundation, to learn about the Interledger Protocol, and how advancing open payments and Web Monetisation standards will enable more equitable and creative web opportunities

Interledger Foundation, online payments, unbanked, digital payments, financial inclusion

Telkom Kenya to develop youth-focused digital wallet

News | Mobile Payments | 15 Apr 2021

Telkom Kenya has announced that it will develop a youth-focused digital wallet in a bid to boost financial inclusion during the pandemic.

e-wallet, financial inclusion, mobile payments

Large Thailand-based bank to explore DeFi offering

News | Cryptocurrencies | 13 Apr 2021

Kasikorn (KBank), a Thailand-based large bank, has been reportedly furthering exploration of a project that seeks to bypass financial intermediaries using decentralised finance (DeFi), according to CoinDesk.

blockchain, DeFi, banks, financial inclusion

Central Bank of Bahamas shares updates on Sand dollar CBDC progress

News | Cryptocurrencies | 07 Apr 2021

John Rolle, the Governor of the Central Bank of Bahamas, has shared some updates on the rollout of the Bahamas’ central bank digital currency (CBDC) which went live in October 2019.

CBDC, central bank, digital currency, cash, financial inclusion, mobile payments, e-wallet

Mastercard, Uber extend partnership to boost digital payments and advance financial inclusion in MEA

News | Online Payments | 07 Apr 2021

Mastercard and Uber have announced the extension of their partnership with a new strategic initiative focusing on boosting digital payments and advancing financial inclusions, facilitated by Mastercard across the Middle East and Africa.

Mastercard, Uber, partnership, financial inclusion, online payments

BBVA and Enel sign a EUR 1.35 bln sustainable linked guarantee facility

News | Payments General | 01 Apr 2021

BBVA and Enel have signed a EUR 1.35 billion sustainable linked guarantee facility, contributing to UN Sustainable Development Goal 7: affordable and clean energy.

investment, financial inclusion, banks

Digital bank designed for Black and Latino communities gets USD 40 mln

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 25 Mar 2021

US-based Greenwood, a digital banking startup designed for Black and Latino consumers and businesses, has raised USD 40 million from a host of US financial institutions.

digital banking, financial inclusion, lending, funding, Visa, Citi

Aliya launches aSCORE, an alternative credit scoring model

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 19 Mar 2021

Aliya, a company providing automated business solutions to financial institutions, has launched aSCORE, a measurement of borrower credit risk and resiliency and a FICO and Vantage score arbitrage tool. 

banks, financial inclusion, product launch, financial institutions

Green Dot deposited close to USD 2.6 billion in stimulus payments

News | Payments General | 16 Mar 2021

Green Dot Corporation has deposited close to USD 2.6 billion in stimulus payments to eligible recipients as of 12 p.m. ET Monday, 15 March 2021.

digital banking, bank account, financial inclusion

Experian teams up with FinScore

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 12 Mar 2021

Experian,  the global information services company, has partnered with FinScore, a provider of telco data credit scoring to the unbanked and underbanked populations in the Philippines.

financial inclusion, data, credit scoring, Experian

Jamaica planning to launch CBDC in 2022

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Mar 2021

During the annual National Budget Debate, Jamaica’s Minister of Finance has announced the CBDC will be piloted in December 2021 ahead of launch.

CBDC, financial inclusion, fintech, central bank

Square Financial Services starts banking operations

News | Payments General | 03 Mar 2021

Square’s industrial bank, Square Financial Services, has begun operations after completing the charter approval process with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Utah Department of Financial Institutions.

Square, digital banking, SME lending, financial services, financial inclusion

Saudi Central Bank launches instant payment system

News | Online Payments | 22 Feb 2021

The Saudi Central Bank (SAMA) has launched the ‘sarie’ instant payment system.

Saudi Central Bank, SAMA, Sudi Arabia, instant payments, financial inclusion, sarie, online payments

FPC reveals new Financial Inclusion and Real-Time Recurring Payments groups

News | Online Payments | 19 Feb 2021

The U.S. Faster Payments Council (FPC) has launched two new FPC Work Groups: Financial Inclusion and Real-Time Recurring. 

U.S. Faster Payments Council, product launch, financial inclusion, recurring payments, real time payments, Financial Inclusion Work Group, Real-Time Recurring Work Group