Tag: Digital Finance

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Cross-Border Integration and The Future of Frictionless Finance

As 2023 gets underway, it is still not clear whether the shots of digitization induced by the pandemic
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Africa’s Social Commerce Runners: Raising The Floor, But Lowering The Ceiling?

Social commerce is making inroads across Africa, propelled by stronger cross-border trade corridors that are helping to plug
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ChatGPT: The Challenges And Opportunities Coming To Financial Services

It’s been decades since algorithmic trading transformed Wall Street with its high-frequency trading and years since the
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Is Financial Literacy the Missing Piece to African Insurtech?

In her nearly ten years running a small grocery store in Kenya, Faith Kemunto’s biggest fear has
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Fintech 2023: Looking Back To Look Forward

In the first two years of the COVID pandemic, “acceleration” was the overused buzzword for what lockdowns and
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FTX Aftershocks: Creation Through Destruction?

Weeks after FTX’s monumental collapse, the aftershocks continue as investors, regulators and companies take stock of what
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The Hurdles of Financing Africa’s Cross-Border Logistics Industry

The cross-border logistics industry in Africa, currently estimated to be about $150 billion [https://internationalfinance.com/technology-uptake-drives-african-logistics-innovation/] , has
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Mobile Money In Zimbabwe: Shaken, But Still Standing

The popularity of mobile money in Zimbabwe is stifled by the government’s policies, high transaction fees and
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The New Rules And Norms Shaping Alternative Data 2.0

The first wave of alternative data use gave rise to powerhouse companies across key markets in the African
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Gambling And Fintech: Two Sides Of The Same Coin?

Similar to cannabis [https://blog.mondato.com/the-cannabis-industry-is-going-digital/], the growing legal acceptance of gambling in the United States
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The End Of Mobile Money Agent Networks As We Know Them

Walk around Nairobi, and you’ll notice the streets are dotted with green. M-Pesa outlets and agents populate
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Where Financial Inclusion and Climate Resilience Intersect

Despite contributing the least [https://allianceforscience.cornell.edu/blog/2020/09/oxfam-the-worlds-poor-suffer-disproportionately-from-carbon-emissions-generated-by-the-rich/] to greenhouse gas emissions, smallholder farmers
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Cloud And FinTech: Security Gaps Emerge

The adoption and use of cloud services is gaining traction among financial institutions as they gain confidence in
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Is Alternative Financing Hurting Ride-Hailing Drivers?

The ride-hailing industry in Sub-Saharan Africa has formed strategic partnerships with alternative financing providers vying to serve the
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King Cash in the Congo: A Tale of Three Cities

Throughout much of the developing world, the availability and use of digital finance services have become the norm
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Vietnamese Fintech: Sprinting Before Walking?

In a region that stands out for fintech acceleration, Vietnam stands out. With a sizable, young and tech
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Will Informal Savings Groups Survive Inflation?

The crucial importance of savings groups to protect vulnerable and underserved groups in times of economic shock was
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Not All Fintechs Will Weather The Current Shock — And That’s A Good Thing

Fintech may be among the worst-hit sectors amidst the recent market downturn, but that says nothing of the
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Can e-Health Scale in Africa?

Two years after the start of the pandemic, a groundswell of healthcare electrification and digitization investments is preparing
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The Disabled Face AI-Driven Exclusion — Despite Huge Market Potential

The disability community, despite possessing over $1.2 trillion [https://www.ilo.org/global/about-the-ilo/newsroom/news/WCMS_
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Blockchain Reaches Adolescence

Long associated with cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology has come to earn a degree of skepticism among investors, regulators and
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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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