Tag: Remittances

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Remittances: Ending Cash-Out

Thirty years after being first introduced, digital remittances have failed to truly take off. 90 percent of remittances
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Will Big Tech Dwarf Fintech?

It may seem reductive at first to dichotomize the two main camps of innovators in financial services. However,
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International Remittance Hubs: Interoperability Evolving

Most countries are fumbling to find the proper footing, momentum or buy-in to coordinate a national campaign for
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Distributed Ledgers: An Unlikely Ally Of Development?

Although blockchain's existence dates back to 2009, only in the last two years has the technical concept underpinning
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The Remittance Matrix: Price, Channel And Corridor

For many, international remittances are a financial life-preserver. Transfers initiated by diaspora or migrant communities buoy up and
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What Do We Want? Instant Payments!

When do we want them...? Instantly! What do we want? Instant payments! Why do we want them? Because
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Is Paytm The New DFC Poster Child?

If you follow developments in the Digital Finance and Commerce (DFC) space, you get no prize for knowing
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Is OTC a Trojan Horse or an Elephant Trap?

In some emerging Digital Finance and Commerce (DFC) markets, particularly in South Asia, the vast majority of Digital
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On the African Horn of a Dilemma

In early February, a group of United States senators, congressmen and congresswomen sent a letter to the Secretary
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The Opportunity for Africa to Move Beyond P2P in MFS

Mobile financial services (MFS) consists of a wide range of offerings, from current and savings accounts and other
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Finding the recipe for success in MFS

At the recent Mondato Summit Africa in Johannesburg, the former Safaricom CEO and current Director of Mobile Money
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In the shadow of mobile money: international airtime remittances

In theory, international remittances would appear to be rich and fertile territory for mobile financial services. Sending money
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The State of Mobile Financial Services: 2014

As you trickle back from your vacation destinations and return to strategic planning sessions, it is important to
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As Banks Cut Lifeline, Will Remittance Alternatives Emerge?

In May, Barclays served notice that it would close the accounts of approximately 250 companies that no longer
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M-Payment Tech Drives Remittance Innovation

The existing international money transfer realm is often expensive and inefficient for migrant workers, particularly those sending money
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Remittance Titans Target The Financially Excluded

While Western Union and other remittance giants have made strides to build allegiance among immigrant populations, a legion
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