Money Via Mobile: The M-Pesa Revolution

When 53 police officers in Afghanistan checked their phones in 2009, they felt sure there had been some mistake. They

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FinTech In Africa Is Much More Than Mobile Money And Remittances

The African continent faces challenges in the financial technology space that are diagonally opposite to the situation in the western

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Half Of The World’s Population Will Use Digital Banking By 2021

By 2021, nearly three billion users will access retail banking services via smartphones, tablets, PCs and smart watches — up

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South African Reserve Bank Plans to Introduce National Digital Currency

The South African Reserve Bank may be willing to introduce blockchain based, digital version of its fiat currency. Read more…

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China Takes Fintech Sector By Storm

Chinese shoppers can now enjoy a real-time VAT refund service via their mobile phones at three airports: Milan Malpensa, Munich

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Why China Is Being Slow To Embrace Mobile Payments

Mobile payments will not become a major factor in China despite increased innovation in tech and financials, Allianz’s Christina Chung

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2017: The Year FinTech Shifts Its Focus To Africa

In many cases, fintech’s rapid growth can be attributed to the industry’s widespread adoption and innovation in developed, Western countries.

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How Chinese Mobile Payments Are Quietly Conquering The World

AliPay remains China’s mobile payment market leader, but WeChat is doing its best to gain market share. While mobile payments

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Digital Payment: Origin and History in FinTech

  Payments are made using payment instruments. Check and cash are examples of payment instruments.  However, digital payment is not

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The Mobile Payments Landscape: Who’s Here and What’s to Come?

Mobile’s importance isn’t news anymore: 56% of online consumer traffic comes from mobile devices, but many retail marketers are still surprised by

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