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