Articles with tag like: unbanked

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Keebo and Experian to boost financial inclusion

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 11 Jan 2022

Challenger credit card provider, Keebo, has joined forces with global information services company, Experian, in a move to improve access to credit for underserved consumers.

partnership, Experian , unbanked, credit scoring

Bankera to fight against IBAN discrimination

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 30 Nov 2021

Fintech Bankera, together with several other fintech companies operating in the EU, has joined an international initiative to fight the IBAN discrimination.

IBAN, SEPA, unbanked, bank transfer

UK's PPS to power Suits Me

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 15 Nov 2021

UK-baed PPS, a one-stop-shop for prepaid and fintech programmes, has announces its partnership with alternative e-money provider for the financially excluded Suits Me.

partnership, e-money, banks, unbanked

Mercury Financial closes on new USD 400 mln warehouse facility

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 04 Nov 2021

US-based Mercury Financial, a financial inclusion technology company, has announced the closing of a new USD 400 million warehouse facility.

financial inclusion, funding, credit card, unbanked

Lendable to Launch USD 100 mln MSMEs fintech fund

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 28 Oct 2021

Kenya-based Lendable, an emerging market fintech credit provider, is targeting a USD 100 million closed-ended fund focused on emerging and frontier market fintech investments.

funding, SME lending, unbanked, financial inclusion

Zolve neobank startup raises USD 40 mln in Series A

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 27 Oct 2021

India-based Zolve, a neobanking startup helping US immigrants to gain access to financial services, has raised USD 40 million in a new financing round as it begins to roll out its offerings.

personal finance management, funding, unbanked, credit scoring

Yellow Card raises USD 15 mln in Series A

News | Cryptocurrencies | 30 Sep 2021

Pan-African cryptocurrency exchange, Yellow Card, has announced a USD 15 million Series A, the to ramp up hiring and continue its expansion across the continent.

funding, stablecoin, cryptocurrency exchange, unbanked

Yabx expands operations and service offerings in Africa

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 24 Sep 2021

Netherlands-based Yabx has announced it aims for expanding its market share in the digital lending space in Africa.

lending, fintech , unbanked, SMEs

Square launches Square Banking for small businesses

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 20 Jul 2021

Square has launched Square Banking, a suite of financial products purpose-built to help small business owners manage their cash flow and get more out of their money.

Square, online banking, unbanked, SMEs

Indonesia-based fintech company Payfazz secures e-money license

News | Online Payments | 12 Jul 2021

Indonesia-based fintech company Payfazz has secured an e-money license from Bank Indonesia (BI), the country’s central bank.

banking licence, online payments, merchants, unbanked, money transfer

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

Auto finance platform Lendbuzz gets USD 360 mln funding

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 25 Jun 2021

US-based AI-powered auto finance platform Lendbuzz has bagged USD 360 million in funding, comprised of debt and equity.

funding, credit scoring, machine learning, unbanked

Nigeria to reach a digital payments volume of 7.7 bln by 2025

News | Online Payments | 03 Jun 2021

A report by ACI Worldwide has shown that Nigeria will witness a transition to digital payments over the next five years, and real-time volumes will reach 7.7 billion by 2025.

digital payments, report, ACI Worldwide, COVID-19, transactions , unbanked

Releaf partners OnePipe to offer digitised financial services to Nigerians

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 01 Jun 2021

Nigeria-based Releaf, a raw material procurement and logistics platform, has partnered OnePipe, a digital gateway enabling financial services, to provide digital disbursements to farmers.

partnership, supply chain finance, unbanked, lending, API

Atomic, Welcome Tech launch digital banking for Hispanic community

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 27 May 2021

US-based Atomic has announced a partnership with Welcome Tech to extend financial services availability to millions in the Hispanic community.

partnership, unbanked, API, digital banking

EML Supports AptPay's instant payment disbursement solution in Canada

News | Payments General | 25 May 2021

Australia-based EML has announced its inaugural reloadable program for AptPay in Canada.

partnership, instant payments, prepaid card, unbanked

MTN South Africa, IFC to help underbanked in South Africa

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 24 May 2021

MTN South Africa has announced a USD 2 million partnership with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), to expand MTN’s Mobile Money (MoMo) business in South Africa.

partnership, unbanked, financial services, compliance

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

Mastercard, Billetera partner to provide access to financial services to the unbanked in the Democratic Republic of Congo

News | Online Payments | 11 May 2021

Mastercard and Billetera, a Kenya-based digital payments technology company, have partnered to provide access to formal financial and digital services to the unbanked and financially excluded residents in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Mastercard, partnership, unbanked, financial services, e-wallet, online payments