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Supporting EMERGE-ing social entrepreneurs

by November 24, 2016 at 1:36 pm 0 comments

On November 12th Anthemis Director Gaia Fasso, amazing Graphical Facilitator Joy Blundell and I travelled to Oxford’s Said Business School…

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Juvo Partners with C&W Communications to Smooth Out Phone Top-Ups

Juvo Partners with C&W Communications to Smooth Out Phone Top-Ups

by November 17, 2016 at 11:23 am 0 comments

Today it was announced that fintech startup Juvo has partnered with communications company Cable & Wireless in order to bring better engagement and financial inclusion to prepaid mobile subscribers in 15 countries across the Caribbean. “Across all the geographies where prepaid is dominant, top-ups tend to last a few daysRead More

How can technology help enable financial inclusion?

by November 4, 2016 at 12:01 pm 1 comment

Currently more than 2 billion adults worldwide — mostly poor and disproportionately women — lack access to formal financial services. A…

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Social Money Explores Microsavings in India

Social Money Explores Microsavings in India

by March 12, 2015 at 11:47 am 1 comment

You’ve heard of micro loans, but how about microsavings? In a pilot program to start later this year, Des Moines, Iowa-based Social Money is looking to help underserved customers in India save money with the use of its CorePro core banking software. The effort is funded by a grant fromRead More

Underbanked Customers Use Mobile Banking — Maybe Too Much

Underbanked Customers Use Mobile Banking — Maybe Too Much

by April 24, 2014 at 5:33 pm 0 comments

Mobile banking is not just for the wealthy — far from it. A report from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation released today says just the opposite: the underbanked are greater users of mobile banking services than those with higher incomes. But the underbanked often rely too much on their mobileRead More

Four Technologies That Will Revolutionize Financial Services

Four Technologies That Will Revolutionize Financial Services

by April 2, 2014 at 12:05 pm 5 comments

A new wave of technological change is right beyond the next hill, really in the next couple of years. Its most visible symptom is the hyper-connectivity to the Internet, which fuels the evolution of: bitcoin-inspired distributed systems open APIs (application programming interface) as a new way to consumer business servicesRead More