Millions take advantage of a unique savings & debit card, #Saldazo – the brainchild of @Visa, @OXXO & @Banamex #unbanked #mexico #visa #cards #cardproviders #providers #transfers #payments #mobilepayments
2015 09 18 Taking the costs out of #forex: Nik Storonsky, founder and CEO of Revolut, addresses the high costs of credit card fees abroad and importance of increasing the number of users in foreign exchange platforms to reduce bank trading charges
2015 06 15 Over half of all @WorldRemit's 300,000 monthly transfers are on mobile and Ahmed expects that to rise. He says: "There are 261 mobile wallet providers. Our aim is to connect to each one." #remittance #lowincome #fintech
The national award winning Irrfan Khan will be seen in a Q show, “In Conversation with ….Irrfan Khan” at #Toronto International Film Festival on September 7. The show is dedicated to his filmography from his debut with Mira Nair’s “Salaam Bombay!” till date.
Owned & launched by @BRACBank in July 2011, @bKash reached 11M accounts by end 2013 in just 30 months. This happened in a market where a massive #microfinance industry already operates. bKash has been able to succeed alongside the microfinance in part because mobile FS meet a different need. Microfinance in Bangladesh has focused primarily on small-scale unsecured credit, while bKash provides a quick tool for sending payments to others. #mobilepayments #socialpayments #instantpayments…
2015 10 12 Jeremy Light, MD, Accenture Payment Services, outlines big themes in #payments now: connections between #APIs, immediate payments, and #DistributedLedgers.
Is the new multi-sign feature on the Ripple Consensus Ledger (RCL) the answer to preventing security breaches like the cyber-heist that cost the Bangladesh Bank more than $100 million? That’s how Ripple sees it. Pointing to the problem of “outdated single signature methods” of legacy payment networks, Ripple has introduced new multi-sign functionality for its RCL. Combined with the Read more...
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