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Mobile Money. Banking the Unbanked. Caso M-PESA.

Mobile Money. Banking the Unbanked. Caso M-PESA. | Financial Inclusion & Mobile Money | Scoop.it
“ Mobile Money. Banking the Unbanked. Caso M-PESA.: Esta semana nos ha llegado información del impacto y el crec... http://t.co/dWzccDPN8a”
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Financial Inclusion - Why We Should Care

Financial Inclusion - Why We Should Care | Financial Inclusion & Mobile Money | Scoop.it
“ Financial inclusion has become a buzzword for governments intent on tackling poverty and inequality among their citizens.”
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Building digital payments in the developing world

Building digital payments in the developing world | Financial Inclusion & Mobile Money | Scoop.it
“ Digital payments offer a huge opportunity to the developing world.”
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Watch out M-Pesa, Equity Bank wants to transform mobile money in Kenya

Watch out M-Pesa, Equity Bank wants to transform mobile money in Kenya | Financial Inclusion & Mobile Money | Scoop.it
“ An innovative sim card is challenging M-Pesa’s mobile banking monopoly. But will the competition increase financial inclusion? Mark Keith Muhumuza reports”
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Mobile wallets – still waiting for the breakthrough moment - Mobile World Live

Mobile wallets – still waiting for the breakthrough moment - Mobile World Live | Financial Inclusion & Mobile Money | Scoop.it
“ Mobile wallets – still waiting for the breakthrough moment Mobile World Live For years now, the promise of a so-called 'mobile wallet' has been talked about but has not yet become a reality.”
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Mobile wallets: Confusion and fragmentation discourage consumer adoption | ZDNet

Mobile wallets: Confusion and fragmentation discourage consumer adoption | ZDNet | Financial Inclusion & Mobile Money | Scoop.it
People carry a wallet that contains important documents, cash, credit cards, and loyalty cards. Thanks to a lack of standards and a desire by companies to get a piece of the pie, I doubt we will see these two merge anytime soon.
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Kenyan journey to digital financial inclusion {infographic}

Kenyan journey to digital financial inclusion {infographic} | Financial Inclusion & Mobile Money | Scoop.it
“ Kenyan journey to digital financial inclusion {infographic}. Mobile Money for the Unbanked (MMU) has realeased an infographic on the Kenyan experience with mobile money. View the infographic. Posted by Peter Gakure- ...”
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Innotribe » Meet Allevo – Gen Z technology – Financial inclusion is possible – #innotribe tunnel

Innotribe » Meet Allevo – Gen Z technology – Financial inclusion is possible – #innotribe tunnel | Financial Inclusion & Mobile Money | Scoop.it
“ RT @IoanaGuiman: Meet @A11evo – Gen Z technology – Financial inclusion is possible – #innotribe tunnel at #sibos http://t.co/2A30y635mf”;
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Financial Inclusion Now by Zeti Akhtar Aziz - Project Syndicate

Financial Inclusion Now by Zeti Akhtar Aziz - Project Syndicate | Financial Inclusion & Mobile Money | Scoop.it
“ Giving the world's 2.5 billion unbanked and financially underserved people access to the financial system can improve their lives and benefit the global economy.”
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MasterCard Promotes Financial Inclusion With Electronic Payments - Forbes

MasterCard Promotes Financial Inclusion With Electronic Payments - Forbes | Financial Inclusion & Mobile Money | Scoop.it
“ MasterCard Promotes Financial Inclusion With Electronic Payments Forbes While payment cards are often promoted as premium status-driven consumer products in the United States and Europe, in developing countries debit cards are proving valuable for...”
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MASTERCARD INC : New Financial Inclusion Study Spotlights Europe's ... - 4-traders (press release)

MASTERCARD INC : New Financial Inclusion Study Spotlights Europe's ... - 4-traders (press release) | Financial Inclusion & Mobile Money | Scoop.it
“ MASTERCARD INC : New Financial Inclusion Study Spotlights Europe's ...”
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The Mobile Wallet Wars of 2014 — Payments Views from Glenbrook Partners

The Mobile Wallet Wars of 2014 — Payments Views from Glenbrook Partners | Financial Inclusion & Mobile Money | Scoop.it
“ Our clients are starting to ask us who we think is going to win the mobile wallet war in 2014. Questions like: What’s happening with the Isis rollout? What’s the next likely step in the evolution of the Google Wallet?”
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American Express Serve Goes After The “Under-Banked” With Prepaid Cards You Load With Cash In Stores

American Express Serve Goes After The “Under-Banked” With Prepaid Cards You Load With Cash In Stores | Financial Inclusion & Mobile Money | Scoop.it
“ Even big companies have to pivot. American Express' digital wallet platform Serve, which began its life as something of a PayPal competitor online, before signing deals with operators for some sort of mobile play, is today returning to something...”
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Electronic Payments Driving Largest Financial Inclusion Program in Mexico

Electronic Payments Driving Largest Financial Inclusion Program in Mexico | Financial Inclusion & Mobile Money | Scoop.it
“ BANSEFI, the Mexican Government Financial Institution, has selected MasterCard as its business partner to distribute social benefits to more than 6.5 million citizens who will now be able to benefit from a safer and easier way to make their payments.”
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I am proud to had participated in this effort, but still think that it is necesary to create a multi dimensional business model to be really social inclusive
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Alipay adds fingerprint authentication to mobile wallet app - Telecompaper (subscription)

Alipay adds fingerprint authentication to mobile wallet app - Telecompaper (subscription) | Financial Inclusion & Mobile Money | Scoop.it
“ Alipay adds fingerprint authentication to mobile wallet app Telecompaper (subscription) Authentication company, Nok Nok Labs has announced that Alipay will leverage the company's NNL TM S3 Authentication suite to enable secure online payments via...”
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The Environmental Case for the Sharing Economy

The Environmental Case for the Sharing Economy | Financial Inclusion & Mobile Money | Scoop.it
“ Tapping under-used assets is good for the planet and cost-effective for consumers.”
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The Technology to Advance Equal Financial Opportunity - The MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth

The Technology to Advance Equal Financial Opportunity - The MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth | Financial Inclusion & Mobile Money | Scoop.it
“ Electronic payment technology can deliver the ability to overcome existing barriers to traditional banking and directly provide individuals with the advantages of greater financial inclusion and strength.”
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Safaricom set to double down on mobile money

Safaricom set to double down on mobile money | Financial Inclusion & Mobile Money | Scoop.it
“ Safaricom is set to increase by twofold the capacity on its M-Pesa mobile money service, according to an interview with CEO Bob Collymore by IT Web Africa.”
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Financial services in developing countries

Financial services in developing countries | Financial Inclusion & Mobile Money | Scoop.it
“ Access to traditional financial services, such as deposit-taking accounts and automatic teller machines (ATMs), in developing countries has expanded in recent years....”
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Social Inclusion Cannot be Achieved Without Financial Inclusion

Social Inclusion Cannot be Achieved Without Financial Inclusion | Financial Inclusion & Mobile Money | Scoop.it
“ A view from Peru on how financial inclusion sits at the intersection between social and economic development. (RT @PiSlice: #WeLove Social inclusion and financial inclusion: How do they relate?”
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Microinsurance: Can the Cinderella of Financial Inclusion Join the Global Ball?

Microinsurance: Can the Cinderella of Financial Inclusion Join the Global Ball? | Financial Inclusion & Mobile Money | Scoop.it
“ > Posted by Jeremy Leach, Director and Head, Insurance, Bankable Frontier Associates The global financial inclusion agenda continues to place insurance at the back of the queue when it comes to funding and broader financial inclusion strategies,...”
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Ingenico and Tagattitude partner in Mobile Money to boost financial inclusion in Africa - Ingenico

Ingenico and Tagattitude partner in Mobile Money to boost financial inclusion in Africa - Ingenico | Financial Inclusion & Mobile Money | Scoop.it
“ Paris – September 10th, 2013. Ingenico (Euronext: FR0000125346 ‐ ING), leading worldwide provider of payment solutions announces strategic partnership with Tagattitude, leading mobile money software vendor, to deliver mobile money solutions in...”
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Offering Digital Financial Services to Promote Financial Inclusion ...

Offering Digital Financial Services to Promote Financial Inclusion ... | Financial Inclusion & Mobile Money | Scoop.it
“ There continues to be significant interest in using new technologies to provide for greater financial inclusion. While much of the excitement has been focused on mobile financial services, we are seeing a shift to a broader ...”
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APHRC Infographics: A Slice of life, living in a Kenyan Slum - Doubled

APHRC Infographics: A Slice of life, living in a Kenyan Slum - Doubled | Financial Inclusion & Mobile Money | Scoop.it
“ We had the pleasure of working with APHRC, an international non-profit that conducts policy relevant research on population.”
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Financial services in developing countries

Financial services in developing countries | Financial Inclusion & Mobile Money | Scoop.it
“ Access to traditional financial services, such as deposit-taking accounts and automatic teller machines (ATMs), in developing countries has expanded in recent years....”
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