Showing 1 - 10 of 174
News

Whale Cloud and Ant Group Join Force With Toka Fintech to Expand Inclusive Financial Services

The partnership will help Toka Fintech, a Mexican-leading financial group, to develop its own digital payment app with Alipay+ Digital Wallet Solution, providing Mexicans with better access to inclusive financial services.

News

CGAP Seeks to Partner With Microfinance Providers to Digitize Lending

CGAP aims to support up to five MFIs in two workstreams: 1) A measurement workstream to assess the impact that MFIs’ digital solutions, and 2) An automation workstream to automate the repeat loan process, particularly for MFIs’ existing MSE clients.

News

QR Codes Turn Colombia's Cash-Centric Consumers Digital

A recent report found 86 percent of consumers in Colombia — approximately 1.6 million individuals — who had never had a bank account signed up for one between April and November 2020.

News

Central Banks, Private Sector Urge Digital Currency Collaboration

At AFI’s Policy Leadership Dialogue on 29 September, Governor Rolle said that "access to mobile wallets and digital payments must be as universal as access to cash."

News

Digital Banking Spurs Financial Inclusion in Philippines

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Benjamin Diokno said the establishment of a digital banking framework is particularly relevant as billions of people affected by the pandemic are driving a historic and dramatic shift in consumer behavior.

News

Orange Partners With Ericsson to Drive Financial Inclusion in Africa

Under this partnership, Orange will deploy Ericsson's Mobile Financial Services solution - Ericsson Wallet Platform - across fourteen of the countries in the region where Orange Money is available, starting with Senegal. 

News

Cash In On E-Kyash: New E-Wallet App Launch by Wallet Factory to Help the Underbanked in Belize

The Belize Bank Limited—along with a fintech solutions provider, Wallet Factory—are the first in the region to launch a digital wallet app providing access to online banking services for Belizean customers.

News

Philippines: QR Code Transactions Near P1 Billion

The value of transactions using the QR (quick response) technology via the national QR code standard reached almost P1 billion as of end-May, as more Filipinos embrace digital channels amid the pandemic.

News

Egypt Eyes Surge in Fintech Investment After New Laws

New legislation and regulatory changes in Egypt are set to unleash a surge in new fintech investments and change the way the country’s largely unbanked citizens do business, industry players say.