History tells us that The Black Death was a catalyst in shifting Europe’s economy away from the
P2P cross-border transfers - known as remittances - have long occupied a critically important role in the modern
The so-called “sharing economy,” led by ride-sharing pioneers like Uber and home-sharing pioneers like Airbnb, has expanded to
The so-called “fourth industrial revolution” is here. It comprises new technological advancements and increasingly global supply chains, which
An initial glance at the state of financial inclusion in Mozambique suggests a healthy fintech ecosystem. For a
Against a post-Brexit backdrop, what can we learn from the internecine integration (and disintegration) challenges of other regions?
The traditional open banking use case is that of an app which tracks financial activity and allows users
Last June, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that it will issue five digital bank licenses. A
Giving is big business. Birthdays, holidays, and other occasions to say “thank you” drive a global gift card
With new year fanfare subsiding, the long march towards achieving the UN’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals has
In Partnership with: In today’s internet-driven, data-rich world, innumerable brick-and-mortar operations have failed as stand-alone entities because
Mobile money technology allows people to receive, send, store, and spend money directly from their cell phones. There
Facebook's notorious Libra melodrama over the last few months is just one example suggesting that big tech is
Every move we make in cyberspace leaves a digital footprint. The emerging area of Data Sovereignty asks: in
It’s sometimes assumed that competition in the financial services space is good for end users. If consumers
For some, fintech’s association with financial inclusion and better financial health for users is a foregone conclusion.
It's a worldwide phenomenon: instead of competing in a zero-sum game with emerging fintech firms, banks are forming
Less than a decade after the first startups began to challenge the traditional banking ecosystem in Brazil, growth
Zimbabwe’s economy is going through another nose-dive. The Mnangagwa administration, faced with re-instilling trust in the economy
Social media’s journey towards monetization, laborious though it has been, appears to be striking pay dirt at
Since 2014, digital banking penetration has increased by between 1.5- and 3-fold across emerging markets in Asia.
If the next billion-dollar fintech was being pitched this week, it was probably happening in New York. Over
Mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) have been around for almost three decades. Initially conceived as a way for
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