Tag: Digital Finance

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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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Pandemic-Proof? Revisiting Remittance Rails

Succeeding in the money transfer industry is no mean feat, and requires mastering the ins and outs of
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EdTech Takes Over: COVID-19 Spurs a Digital Transformation of Education

As the pandemic forced school shutdowns around the world, digital solutions entered centerstage to support a sudden shift
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Innovations in Insurtech: Observing Fintech’s Path While Forging Its Own

Insurtech is sometimes the forgotten child of the fintech revolution. Facing stiff regulations borne of an obsolete era,
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All Aboard: Why Every Bank Needs Omnichannel

Consumer banking is sometimes seen as a zero-sum game. As banking goes ever-more digital, it’s perhaps natural
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Digital Finance Is As Important As Ever During COVID-19

History tells us that The Black Death was a catalyst in shifting Europe’s economy away from the
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Is Fintech's Scope Confused?

Fintech is an elusive term. As its name suggests, fintech inhabits the intersection of finance and tech, so
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The Academic Approach To DFC Mastery

Perhaps unbeknownst to those on the outside looking in, the digital finance and commerce (DFC) ecosystem is a
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Mondato Summit Africa 2019: Scaling DFC Innovations

Last week in Johannesburg’s picturesque Summer Place in Sandton, a group of about one hundred executives, entrepreneurs,
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Are The Economics Of Cash Crumbling?

Since the dawn of civilization, physical currency has been the backbone of everyday commerce. But in 2019, prophesies
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Digital Loans: A Wild Wild West?

When a disruptive new technology enters the market, it’s predictable what comes next: chaos. Without prior regulations
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Mortgages: Different Stages Of Digitization

For many fintech entrants eager to capitalize on loan products, mortgages are the Moby-Dick of the lending sea.
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Fearless Fintech: Chipping Away At The Gender Gap

“Usually at a financial conference, the line for the women’s room is the shorter one.” - Overheard
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Africa's Financial Flows: Homeward Bound?

It's been nearly five years since SWIFT, the world’s leading provider of secure financial messaging services, popped
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