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How Samsung Pay is Already Paving the UK’s Payments Culture

February 27th, 2017

The advent of the mobile phone (and in particular, the smartphone) has led to the development of innovative ways of conducting business through the hand-held devices. Through software development, a significant number of mobile applications have been introduced. The apps […]

USD’s Impact on the Bitcoin & Remittance Industries in Iran

January 25th, 2017

The American dollar is one of the major currencies in the global economy. Notably, a significant number of product prices are set using the US Dollar. Some countries use the US Dollar as their own currency within their respective national […]

10 FinTechs Driving Africa’s Payments Industry

December 5th, 2016

FinTech Africa has recently announced its 2016 winners. We’d like to take this opportunity to highlight a few companies that we think are working on very exciting things. M-Pesa M-Pesa is a money-transfer system (developed by Safaricom in Kenya) which uses […]

What Trump means for International Remittance

November 16th, 2016

A new presidency comes with a lot of uncertainty, and with president-elect Donald Trump the uncertainty remains. During the campaign period, Trump stated a number of key areas which could affect his administration’s foreign policy. One of these includes the […]

3 Powerful ways to Disrupt Aid Payments and Disbursements!

October 4th, 2016

Radical and Disruptive innovation are resulting in real and painful business disruption, and you don’t need to look far past what your taxi driver thinks of Uber and your next accommodation manager think of AirBnB. They are not happy. Payment […]

GSMA World Mobile Connectivity Index

August 23rd, 2016

The GSMA Mobile Connectivity Index is an analytical tool that measures the performance of 134 countries, representing 95% of the World’s population, against the four key enablers of mobile internet adoption: Infrastructure Affordability Consumer readiness Content Scores for each of […]

Remittance Industry Under Attack

June 29th, 2016

International money transfer is a key component of global finance. By giving immigrants and expatriates a channel through which to send money home, it is a key source of income for most developing nations. The sector has however suffered greatly […]