Africa

Mobile can be a financial lifeline in developing world

Recently published results of a study by Juniper Research show microfinance opportunities driven by mobile technology are increasing financial inclusion in the developing world. Those microfinance opportunities are made possible by advances in technology beyond just mobile communications which make ...

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Mobile breaks barriers to global pay solutions

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — David Luther and Mozido came into last month’s Money20/20 conference in Las Vegas on a bit of a roll. On the conference’s first full day they announced a payment gateway platform facilitating trade between the United ...

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ApexPeak reaching new heights in Asia, Africa

Starting a fin-tech company anywhere is a challenge without having to balance developing economies with strong investor interest. Yet that is the environment ApexPeak finds itself in. Based in Singapore, the provider of faster, working-capital, solutions for mid-market and high-growth companies ...

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The Daily Dig for Friday, May 8

Singapore P2P seeks overseas expansion one month after launch The owners of Capital Match want to capitalize on the need in South East Asia, and are not wasting any time, writes Jacqueline Woo. Four big banks to pay $billions to settle ...

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The Daily Dig for Wednesday, April 22

Volcker calls for regulatory overhaul Saying the system is “splintered and ineffective”, former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker is calling for a revamp of American financial oversight. Read more here. Realty Africa taps into sub-Saharan development For as little as ...

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The Daily Dig for Friday, June 20

Fannie/Freddie settlement reached with RBS RBS has to pony up $99.5 million for violating New York state law in relation to private-label mortgage-backed securities it peddled between 2005 and 2007.  Value Walk explains the ramifications. Bad reps costing Wall Street ...

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