‘Everyone Deserves Digital’ is being launched "because digital services are no longer a convenience - they’re a health necessity," executive director of the Worldwide Foundation said in a statement.
In a statement, JazzCash owner Veon, said in addition to an opportunity to widen access to digital payments, the partnership would improve financial inclusion during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The joint collaboration aims to create markets, mobilize private sector investment, and support economic recovery in developing countries in the wake of the COVID-19 global crisis.
Queen Letizia joined the Foundation on a videoconference to discuss how COVID-19 is impacting Latin American micro-enterprises and to learn about the measures put in place in the five countries BBVAMF operates.
Going forward, it is critical for India to build an accessible, inclusive and resilient payment system that can withstand sustained shocks in the aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis.
As the growing pandemic continues to plunder on, the Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) and Razer have teamed up to provide financial assistance to local Singaporean fintech companies.
Fintech startups have been attracting a flood of investments since last year and the pandemic is accelerating the trend as more customers look to pay without contact.