Tag: M-PESA

Bringing banking services to India

India, as one of the BRICS, is a fast-growing and exploding country. Named a ‘superpower-in-waiting’ by The Economist recently, it is attracting investors and many a business to tap into this wealth of people, services and skills. Which creates wealth, and indeed, there is a booming middle class taking advantage of this growth, especially in […]

Mobile Money: Is it reaching its potential?

Mobile money has a lot more to offer than meets the eye. It is not just a way to facilitate financial transactions; it’s having a substantial impact on economic development. For example, Meneske Gencer, founder of mPay Connect, blogger, and author of Mobile Money Movement, found that mobile money is increasing household GDP in emerging markets […]

How to be smart with dumb phones

I expect many of our readers will know someone who either gave or received a smartphone over the last few months. They’re ubiquitous these days and I’ve even seen kids who can’t be more than two or three years old using a smart device. Thomas Husson blogged for Forrester on mobile trends from 2012 at the end […]

Securing mobile banking for the ‘unbanked’

On this blog we often write about NFC technology, mobile payments and the latest technologies using smartphones and digital security to empower our everyday lives. A lot of the time, these innovations and technological advances relate to more developed regions, whether North America, Europe, the Middle East or Asian countries such as South Korea and […]