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Market opportunities in mobile money: Indonesia

Market opportunities in mobile money: Indonesia

A large percentage of Indonesia’s population has little or no access to formal financial services mainly due to geographical, infrastructural and cost barriers. However, an even more significant portion of the population has mobile phones, highlighting the potential...

Breaking barriers with biometrics

Breaking barriers with biometrics

Biometric transactions may soon replace cash payments: By 2022, mobile biometric solutions will authenticate more than 1 trillion transactions annually, driving the market to $50.6 billion in annual revenue that year, according to a new report from Acuity Market...

Mobile Money: From awareness to regular usage

Mobile Money: From awareness to regular usage

In our previous blog, Building awareness & trust: The foundation of mobile money adoption, we discussed the importance of creating awareness and value around the mobile money service. But what happens after that? Often, customers don’t continue their journey...

Building awareness & trust: The foundation of mobile money adoption

Building awareness & trust: The foundation of mobile money adoption

While mobile money adoption is growing exponentially in some countries like Kenya, others are not experiencing the same level of growth. Take for instance Nigeria where mobile money payment was introduced to the country in 2009, but 15 years on, only 1% of 154 million...

Why NGOs should go cashless

Why NGOs should go cashless

During the last 16 years, over 3.5 billion people worldwide were affected by natural disasters and humanitarian crises forcing them to abandon their homes. The number is rising, putting pressure on the humanitarian sector and governments to find efficient and...

Market opportunities in mobile money: Cote d’Ivoire

Market opportunities in mobile money: Cote d’Ivoire

Ivorians are favouring mobile banking over traditional bank accounts when it comes to payments, savings and money transfers. According to the World Bank, more people had mobile money accounts (24%) than had bank accounts (15%) in 2014. Even more impressive is that...