Tag: Digital Finance

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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 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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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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Blockchain’s Emerging Opportunities in Emerging Markets

If futurists’ predictions about the paradigm-shifting impact of digital ledger technologies — more commonly known as blockchain — are realized,
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The Dangers of the One-Click Buy Paradigm

The fintech revolution has centered around the idea of making payments frictionless, painless and flush with options. The
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The Final Frontier of Content Streaming: Emerging Markets

Competition for content streaming and distribution services in the developed world has been intensifying since 2019, and these
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Chinese Fintech’s “New Normal”: What Does It Mean?

The past two decades have seen China ascend as a fintech powerhouse, fueling much of the country’s
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Rwanda: Land of 1,000 Digital Contradictions

Small, mountainous and land-locked, Rwanda’s rugged topology subtly influences all facets of life for its almost 13
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Cryptocurrency: At A Regulatory Crossroads

After months of skyrocketing values, the past month saw a precipitous drop in cryptocurrency prices, with the value
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Has Ethiopia's Digital Finance Moment Finally Come?

May has marked some exciting milestones for Ethiopia and its digital ecosystem, which has piqued the interest of
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Fintech’s Cybersecurity Soft Spot: Vendors

Recent cyberattacks on IT resources firm Solar Winds and energy supplier Colonial Pipeline may look like they have
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COVID’s G2P Revolution: Togo as a Case Study

Effective targeting is critical for government programs as well as market penetration strategies to succeed — a challenge exacerbated
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Is Gig Work Financially Sustainable?

The lack of stable income from single, easily verifiable sources makes it difficult for gig workers to access
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Can Climate Fintech Lift Emerging Economies?

Climate fintech is being leveraged to help countries reach global net carbon neutrality by 2060, but its impact
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Beyond the Last Mile: Reconsidering “Rurality”

For far too long, the imaginary divide between rural and urban has proven more of a hindrance than
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Will Vaccine Passports Exclude or Enable?

A vaccination clinic in the working class neighborhood of Neve Sha’anan in south Tel Aviv is not
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Data, Diversify, Distribute: Emerging Optimization Models

2020 brought with it a 12.7 percent increase in the number of registered mobile money accounts, bringing
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Can Personality Predict Loan Performance?

Know Your Customer — often abbreviated as KYC — is such an important part of success in digital finance that
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PayPal’s Indian Exit and Chinese Entry: Why?

PayPal recently became the first foreign fintech to acquire a coveted domestic operations license in China, the biggest
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Islamic Fintech: An Ethical Financial Inclusion Proposition

Islamic fintech signifies far more than technological updates to traditional Islamic finance. The industry is grounded by traditional
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Is Covid the “Big Bang” of Digital Payments?

As we enter the second year of the Covid pandemic, headlines are still dominated by the global transition
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There and Back Again: A Nigerien Remittance Tale

While showing signs of maturity, consolidation in the remittance industry has only just begun, and there remain enormous
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Have the Stars Finally Aligned for Middle Eastern Fintech?

The story of digital technology adoption over the last year in simplest terms is essentially the same everywhere:
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