Articles with tag like: financial inclusion

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Subaio and ABN AMRO digitise recuring payments for families of deceased

News | Online Payments | 13 Sep 2021

Denmark-based fintech Subaio, in partnership with ABN AMRO has launched a solution for surviving family members who wish to understand the recurring payments of deceased loved-ones.

partnership, recurring payments, financial inclusion, transactions , digital payments

DeFi - a step towards financial democracy

Interviews | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Sep 2021

DeFi and CeFi can coexist and even benefit from one another in a symbiotic way, says Stephen Stonberg from Bittrex Global. So what is the role of DeFi in the future?

DeFi, financial inclusion, regulation, crypto asset, tokenization

Fiserv, NPCI partner to launch nFiNi

News | Cards | 08 Sep 2021

US-based Fiserv a global provider of payments and financial services technology solutions, has entered collaboration with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).

partnership, Fiserv, credit card, financial inclusion

Fintech startup Slice launches new card with credit limit of USD 27

News | Cards | 08 Sep 2021

India-based fintech startup Slice has announced working on the launch of a USD 27 card as the default credit limit. 

startup, product launch, credit card, financial inclusion

Moneyhub launches Rent Recognition feature

News | Payments General | 01 Sep 2021

Moneyhub has launched a new ‘Rent Recognition’ feature which will drive financial inclusion by offering everyone a new way of building up their credit score.

Moneyhub, product launch, financial inclusion, data

Consortium launches USD 100 mln Defi for the People

News | Cryptocurrencies | 30 Aug 2021

A consortium of decentralised finance (DeFi) protocols has announced a collaborative USD 100 million financial inclusion venture titled ‘DeFi for the People.’

Consortium blockchain, funding, DeFi, financial inclusion

PawaPay raises USD 9 mln seed financing

News | Mobile Payments | 26 Aug 2021

UK-based and Africa-focused payments company PawaPay has closed USD 9 million in seed funding to scale its operational presence, recruit talent and expand into new markets.

funding, investment, mobile payments, financial inclusion

How can Local Payment Methods meet global merchants' needs

Interviews | Online Payments | 26 Aug 2021

Frank Breuss and Philipp Nieland, the minds behind Nikulipe, reveal how the company’s new solution enables consumers to make cross-border payments while helping global merchants access new markets

local payment method, account-to-account payment, financial inclusion, cross-border payments, payment methods

HSBC to introduce disability-friendly cards

News | Cards | 11 Aug 2021

HSBC has announced changes to its bank cards for UK customers to include considerations for people with dementia, visual impairments, learning difficulties, dyslexia, and colour blindness.

HSBC, product launch, financial inclusion, credit card, debit card

Amsterdam Fintech Week highlights - interview with Don Ginsel, Holland Fintech

Interviews | Payments General | 06 Jul 2021

After Amsterdam Fintech Week, The Paypers sat with Holland FinTech’s Founder & CEO, Don Ginsel to find out what where his event’s takeaways, with a focus on what makes a financial ecosystem thrive

fintech, financial inclusion, SMEs, banking, payment processing

Voyager raises USD 167 mln for financial services expansion

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 28 Jun 2021

Philippines-based Voyager has raised USD 167 million to fast-track financial inclusion in the Philippines through its financial technology arm, PayMaya Philippines (PayMaya). 

funding, financial inclusion, unbanked, SME lending

Sunway to apply for digital banking licence

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 21 Jun 2021

Sunway has announced it plans to apply for an online-only banking licence with undisclosed partners to expand its reach in the financial technology sector.

digital banking, banking licence, financial inclusion, banks

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