Category Archives: Tips for Mobile Money Providers

This category includes tips for mobile money providers to consider to improve take up of mobile money services.

Wing Pushes Digital Finance Frontiers Further in Cambodia

Reposted from a blog by Eric Duflos @CGAP The shift from traditional microfinance and banking to digital is easy to see in Cambodia. All the market leaders such as ACLEDA Bank, AMK, and AMRET are increasingly using technology and agents … Continue reading

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Eight trends that will impact financial inclusion in 2015

Originally posted on Alliance for Financial Inclusion Blogs:
John Owens A man displays his phone in Kenya. The use of digital financial services will continue to be one of the main drivers for financial inclusion in 2015. In the Alliance…

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Easypaisa ATM Cards: Demonstrating the Value of Convergence

Easypaisa, Pakistan’s first and largest branchless banking provider, initially focused on mobile enabled e-money and agents to facilitate access to banking services.  Over time, Easypaisa realized the value of convergence and building on the existing banking infrastructure by allowing funds … Continue reading

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Unlocking the potential of Africa

Written by Elliott Holley Banking Technology The potential of new technologies to transform financial services in Africa has long been heralded by the likes of Kenya’s M-Pesa and others. But services for corporates have remained relatively under served – until … Continue reading

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How to manage all your financial affairs from a $20 mobile phone

The following article was written by Leo Mirani from Quartz digital magazine.  “I feel like a caveman who’s just been handed a Bic lighter,” reported Charles Graeber, a writer for Bloomberg Businessweek who recently went to Nairobi to check out M-Pesa, Kenya’s … Continue reading

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In Egypt, high hopes for mobile wallets

Interesting article about the opportunities for Egypt to be one of the leaders in the Middle East to take advantage of the benefits of mobile money.

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Join Brett King and I on Voice of America to discuss: “Where the mobile bank account was born”

              Voice of America Radio Broadcast: Where the mobile bank account was born December 19, 2013 Hosted by Brett King Banking in Africa has become a prime example of necessity breeding ingenuity. When the … Continue reading

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Moving from Mobile Money to Digital Financial Services for Financial Inclusion

In this webinar put on by Making Cents and Chemonics International, I shared updates on the growing shift from mobile money to broader digital financial services to promote financial inclusion. These broader services include greater integration and convergence of electronic funds … Continue reading

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Offering Digital Financial Services to Promote Financial Inclusion: Lessons We’ve Learned

There continues to be significant interest in using new technologies to provide for greater financial inclusion. While much of the excitement has been focused on mobile financial services, we are seeing a shift to a broader focus on a range … Continue reading

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Lesson #4: Using Mobile Money to Promote Financial Inclusion: Convenience & Access

This blog post is the fourth in a ten part series of articles covering the 10 Lessons Learned about Using Mobile Money to Promote Financial Inclusion. When you are dealing with people’s funds, having rapid, reliable, and convenient access to … Continue reading

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