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Bandhan first microfinance institution to get banking licence

Bandhan first microfinance institution to get banking licence | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
NEW DELHI: Bandhan Financial Services, the first microfinance institution in the country to win a bank licence, is also one of the youngest entities to be allowed to enter the banking space. The...
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The State of Mobile Money Product Offering – What do people use mobile money for?

The State of Mobile Money Product Offering – What do people use mobile money for? | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
In an article published earlier this month, we discussed the level of mobile money usage and calculated that on a monthly basis, around 54m people were making transactions globally. But what do peo...
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M-Pesa to start pilot scheme on cash-out services in April

M-Pesa to start pilot scheme on cash-out services in April | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Mpesa, the mobile wallet of telecom major Vodafone is looking at launching outcash services through its Mpesa network. The company is also looking at having a pan India network in next couple of months, according to a senior executive from the
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Top three predictions in the mobile payments space for 2014 | Mobile-Financial.com

Top three predictions in the mobile payments space for 2014 | Mobile-Financial.com | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
URL : http://techcircle.vccircle.com/2013/12/27/top-three-predictions-in-the-mobile-payments-space-for-2014/Article Summary: Mobile has been one of the most talked-about technology verticals and continued to see innovation in 2013.News...
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RBI panel moots banks for low income households - The Economic Times

RBI panel moots banks for low income households - The Economic Times | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
The panel said these banks would focus on providing payment services and deposit products, with a maximum balance of Rs 50,000, to its target customers.
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Facebook Hit With Lawsuit: Could This Spell The End Of The Social Giant?

Facebook Hit With Lawsuit: Could This Spell The End Of The Social Giant? | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Facebook, the popular social network with over a billion users world wide, has just been hit with a class-action lawsuit. The allegations, revealed in the FT, are that Facebook systematically scans
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A Cult Motorcycle From India Takes On the World

A Cult Motorcycle From India Takes On the World | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
With models like the Bullet — an Indian-made avatar of an old British brand — Royal Enfield is making waves even as the competition for midsize bikes is heating up.
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Kenyan mobile money users top 23m

Kenyan mobile money users top 23m | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
GSMA’s Mobile Money for the Unbanked (MMU) has released a comprehensive infographic on the state of mobile money adoption in Kenya.
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Four Lessons from M-Pesa for your mobile money startup

Four Lessons from M-Pesa for your mobile money startup | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Whether or not we’re willing to admit it, people were using M-Pesa to send money long before most of us had even heard of the mobile money.

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Graeme Lewis's curator insight, September 30, 2013 8:28 AM

good article, but does not address isues of cost and complexity, which are the main reasons most wallets are failing. World bank stats say 10% of turnover will be held over on deposit - on avg.

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The Google Wallet card proves the world isn’t ready for mobile payments

The Google Wallet card proves the world isn’t ready for mobile payments | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Google Wallet, Coin and the persistence of plastic
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Bandhan first microfinance institution to get banking licence

Bandhan first microfinance institution to get banking licence | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
NEW DELHI: Bandhan Financial Services, the first microfinance institution in the country to win a bank licence, is also one of the youngest entities to be allowed to enter the banking space. The...
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MTN, Ecobank partner to improve access to financial services in Africa

MTN, Ecobank partner to improve access to financial services in Africa | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
The new partnership signed between MTN and Ecobank aims to improve access to financial services in Africa.
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Trident Group first corporate to use Aadhaar payment bridge

Trident Group first corporate to use Aadhaar payment bridge | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Diversified business house Trident Group would become the first corporate to use Aadhaar Payment Bridge (APB) for disbursal of salaries to its employees.
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Explain Bitcoin Like I’m Five — Medium

Explain Bitcoin Like I’m Five — Medium | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
We’re sitting on a park bench. It’s a great day.

I have one apple with me.
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RBI Releases Report of the Nachiket Mor Committee on Comprehensive Financial Services

By Anand Sahasranaman, IFMR Finance Foundation The Committee on Comprehensive Financial Services for Small Businesses and Low Income Households, set up by the RBI in September 2013, was mandated with the task of framing a clear and detailed vision...
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Mobile Money: 10 Things You Need to Know

Mobile Money: 10 Things You Need to Know | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
Mobile money is a fast moving space and 2013 was a busy year. Read our list of 10 trends in the mobile money arena in 2013.
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Why a startup just published all of its employees’ salaries for the world to see

Why a startup just published all of its employees’ salaries for the world to see | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
San Francisco-based social media startup Buffer just did something unprecedented: It published the salaries of every one of its employees online, available for the public to see.
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- Google Glass opens new doors for mobile payments - - GlassRoots.in

- Google Glass opens new doors for mobile payments - - GlassRoots.in | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
The emerging market for mobile payments (the fancy term for paying with a phone rather than cash or a credit card) is a particularly fierce one. Massive tech brands, mobile carriers and payment processors are all vying for a slice of the pie.

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Graeme Lewis's curator insight, August 21, 2013 6:26 AM

see? I paid you! no, seriously I did! I swear I did.

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South African banks hit by Internet card fraud syndicate | Reuters

South African banks hit by Internet card fraud syndicate | Reuters | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African banks have been swindled out of millions of dollars this year by an international fraud syndicate that stole card details from restaurant chains, the Payments Association...

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Graeme Lewis's curator insight, October 16, 2013 11:07 AM

card fraud still a major problem. 

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BRANCH BANKING MAY OUTLAST THE ONLINE CHANNEL AFTER ALL

BRANCH BANKING MAY OUTLAST THE ONLINE CHANNEL AFTER ALL | Mobile Payments | Scoop.it
BRANCH BANKING MAY OUTLAST THE ONLINE CHANNEL AFTER ALL. There have been many articles and opinions written about the demise of the banking branch.
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