Saturday, June 22, 2024
Tags Financial Inclusion

Tag: Financial Inclusion

Pockit swipes £2.9m for inclusive mobile banking

Mobile banking startup Pockit has picked up £2.9m in new funding as it introduces a remittance service from the UK to Italy and Poland. Read more:

Deloitte backs blockchain financial inclusion startup Humaniq

Blockchain-based banking startup Humaniq has landed backing from professional services giant Deloitte. The size of the round is undisclosed. Read more:

OOjiBO pockets $3.6m to expand financial inclusion efforts

Financial inclusion-focused payments startup OOjiBO has raised $3.6m in a Pre-Series A round led by Centurion Private Equity. Read more:

Does the 2017 Canada hype include FinTech?

After recent concern and controversy following events in the UK and U.S., to many, Canada seems like the most habitable country at the moment. Read more:

FinTech and M-Pesa – what mobile money means

M-Pesa, the Swahili word for money, has literally transformed the ability for people to work, save, and pay for everything. Read more:

PayPal expands financial inclusion efforts with TIO buy

PayPal is expanding its offering and reaching more users with the acquisition of bill payment company TIO Networks for roughly $233m. Read more:

2017: the year FinTech shifts its focus to Africa

In many cases, FinTech’s rapid growth can be attributed to the industry’s widespread adoption and innovation in developed, Western countries. Read more:

Indonesia’s Bank Central Asia sets up $15m FinTech fund

Indonesia’s Bank Central Asia (BCA) is set to invest $15m in FinTech companies as it looks to reach more of the South-East Asian nation’s unbanked consumers. Read more: