Articles with tag: inclusion

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Riyad Bank, JCBI work towards financial inclusion

26 Oct 2020 | Payments General

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

21 Oct 2020 | Payments General

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

20 Oct 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

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

Citi, Mastercard launch 'True Name' feature for cards across the US

20 Oct 2020 | Cards

Citi has offered transgender and non-binary people the ability to use their chosen name on eligible credit cards.

Citi, Mastercard, credit card, payments, partnership, inclusion, transgender, non-binary

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

19 Oct 2020 | Payments General

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

13 Oct 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

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

09 Oct 2020 | Payments General

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

06 Oct 2020 | Mobile Payments

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

02 Oct 2020 | Payments General

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

01 Oct 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

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

01 Oct 2020 | Mobile Payments

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

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

Idemia to power African welfare payments transfer system

01 Sep 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Guinea’s National Agency for Social & Economic Inclusion (ANIES) has launched a welfare cash transfer program through a partnership with security services provider Idemia.

Idemia, biometric authentication, MTN network, Guinea National Agency for Social & Economic Inclusion, ANIES, Africa, EMEA, fraud prevention, digital identity, securing transactions, secure payments,

JPMorgan Chase partners with Commonwealth

20 Aug 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

JPMorgan Chase and Commonwealth have announced a two-year initiative to address the challenges and opportunities emerging technologies present to people of lower- and moderate-income.

JPMorgan Chase, Commonwealth, finance, fintech, innovation, COVID-19, coronavirus, pandemic, financial, inclusion, data, artificial intelligence, AI

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