27 April 2017

Financial inclusion

Bryan PeddieNCR - London

The case for a future with cash

19 April 2017  |  3892 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It can be a fool’s errand trying to accurately predict the future. In 1955 Alex Lewyt, president of the Lewyt Vacuum cleaner company, predicted “Nuclear powered vacuums will probably be a reality within 10 years.” There are many examples of technology predictions that haven’t quite got it right in hindsight – look at computers, cars, the telephone...

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Michael PearsonClarus Investments - London

The Impact of M-PESA on Bank Performance in Kenya

18 April 2017  |  5317 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

M-PESA in Kenya is widely regarded as an outstanding success in mobile money. The service has around 17m active customers and in 2016 generated about $400m in revenue for Safaricom, its parent company. It is therefore interesting to reflect on how this success has impacted the banks in Kenya which have largely ceded the basic money transfer market...

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Shriyanka Hore
Shriyanka HoreFreelancer - Mumbai

Driving Financial Inclusion through India Post

21 March 2017  |  3855 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Any institution that works to establish financial inclusion takes on the role of becoming a emissary of trust - trust in the economy . To establish the first level of trust for the unbanked is one of...

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Bradd Lewis
Bradd LewisDell EMC - London

Successful transformation requires a dictatorship

15 March 2017  |  4281 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

When it comes to digitally transforming, the financial services sector is suffering from the old saying ‘too many cooks spoil the broth’. Much needed innovation and change is being held back because t...

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Hugo Cuevas-Mohr
Hugo Cuevas-MohrMohr World Consulting - IMTC Conferences - Miami


13 February 2017  |  4577 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

After a series of media interviews a couple of weeks ago, in a trip to Guatemala, I realized in a moment that I was witnessing a change in the public perception of remittances that I had not grasped b...

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Anne Leslie-Bini
Anne Leslie-BiniBearingPoint - Paris

RegTech: when the whole is greater than the sum of the parts

09 February 2017  |  7033 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

When the year 2008 is mentioned, it is generally associated with the untimely demise of Lehman Brothers and the ensuing financial chaos that engulfed the global economy and rocked it to its very core....

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Ambar Sur
Ambar SurTerraPay - New Delhi -- India

How Open Networks Can Drive Low-Value International Transfers

09 February 2017  |  3926 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 2

Cost & Scale Challenges in International Transfers The demand for low-value cross-border transfers remains a massive unmet opportunity. In developing markets in Africa and Asia, for instance, whe

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Konstantin Rabin
Konstantin RabinKontomatik - Warsaw

Risks, Frauds And Best Technologies To Fight Them

25 January 2017  |  9169 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Online banking didn’t eliminate the opportunities for thieves. Moreover, it even helped the criminals do their deeds. Armed bank robberies still happen and crooks have new doors to break in: now they ...

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Piyush Srivastava
Piyush SrivastavaiConvexity (www.iConvexity.com) - Greater New York Area

What does FRTB or Fundamental Review of trading book really mean?

09 January 2017  |  3257 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Remember those days when we saw Lehman employees walking out with their personal stuff in cardboard boxes, the manhandling of AIG employees in New York, the demonstrations at Wall Street and Zuccotti ...

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Jaimie Anzelone
Jaimie AnzeloneEnterprise Engineering, Inc. - New York

Using FinTech to Level the Financial Playing Field

09 January 2017  |  6651 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

To most, a bank account is not considered a luxury. Direct deposit, writing checks and transferring money are a staple in the average consumer’s life, as natural as the air we breathe, but to over 8 m...

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