22 October 2017

Financial Inclusion

A Finextra Community Group

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Shivasankari BhuvaneswaranHabile Technologies - Chennai

How Mobility is transforming the Lending Sector

10 August 2017  |  4478 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

If someone told us a decade ago, how mobility is gonna make sweeping changes in every aspect of our life, we would have scoffed. But look at us today, mobile phone and technology have become an integral part of our life from manufacturing to checkout lanes at supermarkets, no sector has been left untouched by the innovation in mobile technology. L...

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Martin RudaTall Group - Runcorn


30 June 2017  |  5598 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

When about thirty of the great and the good from the banking sector in Dublin and Belfast come together to talk cheques, cheque clearing and how to stay one step ahead of the fraudsters, there must be something afoot. There is… Payment specialists from both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland recently attended a dedicated seminar at the...

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Michael Pearson
Michael PearsonClarus Investments - LONDON

The Impact of M-PESA on Bank Performance in Kenya

18 April 2017  |  7192 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...

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Shriyanka Hore
Shriyanka HoreIBM - Mumbai

Driving Financial Inclusion through India Post

21 March 2017  |  4578 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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Saurabha Sahu
Saurabha SahuMindtree - Bangalore

Blockchain: Unravel the Unrevealed

06 January 2017  |  7214 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 ...

Vinod Sharma
Vinod SharmaEconet Wireless Zimbabwe - Harare

FinClusion to Balance Gender Gap

29 November 2016  |  3283 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  |  8876 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  |  3942 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  |  2728 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  |  4389 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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Founded by Graham Seel
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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