Category: Mobile Financial Services
Remittances – Game Changer For Economic Development
If just for a minute we can assume every person on this planet has mobile phone, every mobile user has a bank account/wallet, every bank account is created instantly, virally and at no cost, No bank charges exist,
CashLess Payments to Drive LessCash Payments
The elimination of physical cash from economy is feasible is purely a technological perspective or assumption. Our hard earned money and investments disappear into a labyrinth of financial instruments so mysterious that “money” almost becomes more of an idea than a tangible reality.
2017 Year of AI & Digital Payments
To draw a rough sketch of exaggerated scenario of how these two technologies (AI & FinTech) may interact with us in the future and what warrants the, perhaps perplexing, 2 super powers. AI’s Control systems are widely used. They govern how a simple thermostat adapts to a target temperature.
Mobile Financial Services – Intro to MFS Speed & Security
BaaS and BaaP are founded on the fundamental concepts of providing open banking services and APIs that are favorable for developers. One of the most significant issues regarding security in e-commerce is ensuring the employment of appropriate and trustworthy payment methods such as Internet banking, mobile payments, card payments, or instant payments.
Financial Inclusion to Balance Gender Gap
Nigeria & South Africa is better in terms of women getting rights on what they deserve than DRC or Kenya different. This phenomena can be compared with almost all advertisement depicting a clock standing still in one place such as ten minutes past to ten as its most appealing to human minds. Giving best and large enough space for advertisements to be displayed clearly if forty minutes past four is chosen will also give the same scope but does not appeal well.
Banking the next billion unbanked
Most of the companies coming into the mobile payments space are actually coming in with little or no experience of the sector and often fail to provide a soulful touch and product to customers. Segmenting customers based on a few simple parameters (like age, potential earnings and spending habits) will therefore ensure that business models are drawn properly and will serve relevant customers.
FinTech – Mobile Money – Mobile Payments – Banking (Not Bank)
Today’s consumer expects a seamless mobile payment experience; failing to meet those expectations can be devastating to a brand, idea, innovation and eventually the payments industry. Banks in particular will need to move swiftly if they are to take advantage of the opportunities on offer in the global payments business, or risk losing out to nimbler competitors.Although Mobile Money had been designed as a peer-to-peer payment system but it has gone much beyond the basic idea..
Financial inclusion (Finclusion) – Need or Opportunity
Financial inclusion is a key enabler in reducing poverty & boosting prosperity and to get delivery of financial services at affordable costs to sections of low-income segments of society, in contrast to financial exclusion where those services are not available or affordable. Getting payment products to “understand” each other, or to be “interoperable,” is a big challenge to solve under financial inclusion model.
Mobile Payments – Need, Opportunity or Myth
Mobile payments can be defined as any payment transactions, whether in close proximity or remote. Payments can happen through Internet, proximity technologies charge back or can be executed on mobile devices. Mobile payments market potential, as well as the different trends in business models and technologies that are shaping the global payments and mobile payments evolution are visible as opportunities to be taken up. Decision makers in banks and other financial or even out side traditional
FinTech – A True Fairytale
Almost all players who entered into payments in arena of FinTech domain are actually coming out of this game park with zero or no knowledge. This is giving too much innovation to put idea on table but takes longer to make it reality. Technical companies entering financial domain and making it interesting by doing technical integration, or “fintegration”, of fintech services, the latter interfacing directly to bank customers for
Mobile Banking Services
M-banking, also called mobile banking, enables individuals to perform financial transactions on their bank account utilizing a mobile device. Bank patrons with an authorized mobile device will be able to undertake primary transactions, including replenishing their mobile airtime, transferring funds, reviewing their account balances, settling outstanding debts, and making exclusive appeals.
Cloud based Mobile Financial Services & Payments
Cloud – MFS on the cloud along with machine learning and data intelligence. A high-level overview of Cloud Computing, Cloud-based mobile financial services and mobile […]