Femtech: A Kaleidoscope Of Opportunities And Vision

With an estimated potential market size of about $50 billion by 2025 [https://www.frost.com/news/press-releases/
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Greece: The Digitization of an Economy Left Behind

Greece has yet to recover from its economic crisis wrought in late 2009, with profound implications on the
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Will The Metaverse Transform Fintech As We Know It?

Crypto enthusiasts and Mark Zuckerberg have one thing in common: they love the metaverse. Their vision for the
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Central Bank Digital Currencies: What Are They Good For?

Two years after the Bahamas became the first country [https://www.forbes.com/sites/vipinbharathan/2020/10/21/
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Digitizing SACCOs: Opportunities And Risks

Savings and Credit Cooperative Organizations (SACCOs) across Africa are digitizing rapidly. From the use of digital core banking
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Fintech’s Pivotal Role In Sanction Regimes

Never before has a country so large and economically important as Russia faced such potentially dramatic exclusion from
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Smartphones In Africa: Reaching An Inflection Point?

If Africa leapfrogged landline telephony into the mobile era, it has only shuffled towards the smartphone era. Yet
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Out Of The Shadows: How B2Bs Are Reaching Informal Sectors

The informal economy is a dynamic yet inefficient ecosystem consisting of laborers, small businesses and gig workers, comprising
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Instant Payments: A Key To Financial Inclusion?

Instant payments, or real-time payments, are the future. Instant payments have considerably accelerated during the pandemic, driven by
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Bridging the Digital Divide: A DRC Deep Dive

The global pandemic has accelerated digitization — particularly in the way the world transacts. But despite the boost in
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Live Commerce: Is Culture A Deal-Breaker?

From mobile payment technology to super apps, China long ago leapfrogged the world in fintech innovations. Ecommerce is
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Fintech 2022: A Retrospective And A Preview

In 2021, as the world experienced its second year of the COVID pandemic — and the rapid acceleration of
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Australia’s Digital Economy: On The Precipice Of Transformation?

Buoyed by industry-leading initiatives like a rails-unifying New Payments Platform [https://www.rba.gov.au/payments-and-infrastructure/new-payments-platform/], optimists
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Blockchain-Based Payments in Kenya: A Square Peg in a Round Hole?

If you were to conduct a quick Google search on how many crypto owners there are in Kenya,
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Fintech’s Funding Bonanza: A Bubble Or Warranted?

Funding and valuations have skyrocketed across tech sectors, yet arguably none stands out more than fintech. One in
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Can Digitization Reduce Mass Migration From The Northern Triangle?

In an effort to curb the latest influx of migration to the United States from El Salvador, Guatemala
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Big Tech in Financial Services: A New Regulatory Paradigm

The digital age began in the 1990s with the Internet’s “information superhighway.” For the first time in
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From Mobile Money Powerhouse to Super App: The Case of M-Pesa

After much fanfare, Safaricom launched its M-Pesa super app in Kenya in June 2021, following in the footsteps
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Can Utilities Digitize in Africa?

Utilities are odd organizations. They provide vital critical services like clean water, electricity, waste and sanitation, whose importance
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The Digitization of a Society: How to Push Cashless and Pull Insights

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the seeming digitization-of-everything has arguably been most profound in two vital sectors:
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The Gig Economy’s Next Frontier: Africa

As people across the globe embrace working from home and leave formal employment in favor of gig-based work,
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Can Africa Leapfrog Towards Open Banking?

Open banking is seen in some circles as the next great leap forward in digital finance. By allowing
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From Seed To Table: How Fintech Will Optimize Food Systems

When it comes to food security and production, financial inclusion initiatives have long recognized the benefits of access
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Does Crypto Hype In Latin America Exceed, Meet — Or Make — Reality?

How one views the advent of cryptocurrencies in Latin America can be a Rorschach test for how one
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