Tag: Fintech

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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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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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Regulation: The Secret Ingredient To Uganda’s Fintech Sauce?

The East African country of Uganda has historically played second or third fiddle to fintech giants Kenya to
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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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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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Travel And Fintech: Where Challenge Meets Flush Opportunity

As travel deals with a myriad of cancellations [https://www.travelandleisure.com/travel-news/2022-flight-cancellations-pandemic-data] this year and, until
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The Conundrum Of Chargeback Fraud

Chargebacks are a tool simultaneously essential to digital commerce, yet one deeply vulnerable to abuse. Chargebacks occur when
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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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Integrated Solutions: The Sole Path To Sustainability And Scalability?

Once upon a time, businesses focused on core competencies: do what you do best, and capture the given
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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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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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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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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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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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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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