Monthly Archives: September 2017

Youtap launches mobile money payment processing platform as a cloud-based service


Singapore and Nairobi, Kenya, 25 September 2017 – Youtap has launched Youtap Cloud, a payment processing platform delivered as a cloud service for mobile money and payment providers in developing markets. Youtap Cloud enables real-time transaction processing for contactless mobile money and bank wallet payments. It supports QR code payments, as well as NFC technology, […]

Are QR code payments secure?


QR code payment options have grown significantly over the last five years, on the back of smart phone adoption and the use of social media and digital platforms. For banks and mobile money services, the potential for QR codes is staggering. However, with any digital payment method, there will always be concerns around security. At […]

Key Takeaways from the Financial Inclusion Summit 2017


Youtap is a sponsor at the Seamless East Africa event this week in Nairobi, Kenya. On Tuesday, experts gathered for the Financial Inclusion Summit 2017. Youtap’s Shaun Morgan, VP of Sales – Africa, was a featured speaker. The delegates’ presentations led to exciting deeper conversations. Here are some highlights we collected. Financial inclusion for women […]

Three ways to speed up NFC transactions


For mobile money providers that want to increase transaction revenue through NFC payments, the top priority should be creating a great user experience. Unless it’s quick and easy to Tap and Pay, nothing else matters. Tap and Pay transactions should take seconds, not minutes. They should be faster than using cash – for agents, merchants […]