29 April 2017

Financial Inclusion

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Michael PearsonClarus Investments - London

The Impact of M-PESA on Bank Performance in Kenya

18 April 2017  |  5368 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 HoreFreelancer - Mumbai

Driving Financial Inclusion through India Post

21 March 2017  |  3867 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 the biggest challenges across third world economies. Postal networks have often been the most effective tools of establishing inclusion and yet rema...

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Saurabha Sahu
Saurabha SahuMindtree - Bangalore

Blockchain: Unravel the Unrevealed

06 January 2017  |  6540 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Introduction Self-awareness is always beneficial in both the scenarios: business and life. The more you know about yourself, the better you are at adapting and preparing for changes. Blockchain is no ...

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Vinod Sharma
Vinod SharmaEconet Wireless Zimbabwe - Harare

FinClusion to Balance Gender Gap

29 November 2016  |  3005 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Abstract – Focus around financial inclusion or in my language “Finclusion”. In a recent study it was discovered half of the world’s population, lag behind in access and usage of financial products and...

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Graham Seel
Graham SeelBankTech Consulting - Concord

Blockchain For Financial Inclusion

26 May 2016  |  8225 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Like any new technology, blockchain is morally neutral. It can be used to decrease costs and inflate bank profits. It can be used to expand the reach of financial services to the world’s poorest peo

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Graham Seel
Graham SeelBankTech Consulting - Concord

Fintech Can Solve Basic Liquidity Problems for the Poor

21 March 2016  |  3644 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

A simple concept, well executed. That is Active Hours, a Fintech solution that pays employees who live paycheck to paycheck as soon as they have earned their pay, rather than two weeks later. The Act...

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Vinod Sharma
Vinod SharmaEconet Wireless Zimbabwe - Harare

Financial inclusion -:Finclusion:- Need or Opportunity

06 March 2016  |  2503 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Abstract – Financial inclusion in a simple language can be defined as “Ensuring access to basic banking services (Provided by any bank’s banking services or MNO’s mobile money services)”. The subject ...

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Vinod Sharma
Vinod SharmaEconet Wireless Zimbabwe - Harare

FinTech - A True Fairytale

26 January 2016  |  4191 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Abstract -: Idea for this post to find out from all of you through comment on the subject what are the views on FinTech park. What sort of story they make or write, what benefits and new services the ...

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Vinod Sharma
Vinod SharmaEconet Wireless Zimbabwe - Harare

Mobile Money - Subscribers -Thoughts and Experience

23 January 2016  |  2027 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Abstract: This article focuses on how & what mobile money subscriber thinks and experience in their life span of mobile money journey. Lot has been said on how to design, what to design, how to pr...

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Four ways fintech can change the world for good

18 December 2015  |  4887 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

A whopping two billion people don't have access to any formal financial service. To put that in perspective, that’s twice the number of people who don’t have cell phones. Fintech represents a huge opp...

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Date 27 Apr 2015
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The financial services industry has much to contribute to the UN and World Bank goal of full financial inclusion by 2020. This group will focus on industry contributions, ideas, barriers and enablers.
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