Monthly Archives: June 2017

MTN Benin and Youtap launch MoMoPay contactless payments for MTN Benin Mobile Money customers


MTN Benin CEO Stephen Blewett and a Zemidjin motorcycle taxi driver display the MoMoPay tag and Youtap’s X8 payment terminal at the MoMoPay launch event in Cotonou, Benin.   Cotonou, Benin, 19 June 2017 — Mobile network operator MTN Benin and Youtap have launched MoMoPay, a contactless mobile payment service for MTN Benin Mobile Money […]

Youtap partners with MatchMove to deliver open-loop payments for mobile money customers in Africa and Asia


Nairobi and Singapore, June 12, 2017 – Youtap, a global provider of contactless mobile money payments and financial services software, has announced a partnership with MatchMove ( that will provide Youtap’s customers in Africa and Asia with an off-the-shelf open-loop payment acceptance solution for closed-loop wallets. Youtap has worked closely with MatchMove to provide integration […]

Four Drivers of Change for Financial Inclusion in 2017

This open letter from Greta Bull at CGAP details 4 key drivers of change in financial inclusion for 2017: technology distribution, government regulation, open ecosystems, and data. Youtap is proud to contribute to the technology distribution aspect of financial inclusion, making mobile money payments easier in emerging markets. But technology on its own is not […]