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Leveraging Fintech to Achieve Financial Inclusion in Indonesia

by Ghiyazuddin Mohammad and John Owens (reposted from MicroSave’s blog) “Fintech” – an intersection of financial services and technology – is taking the traditional financial world by storm. Indonesia is no exception, with a fast-evolving ecosystem that includes a host … Continue reading

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Facebook: The New Game Changer for Mobile Payments & Remittances

As predicted last year, new financial players especially social media giants like WeChat and now Facebook can be major players in the mobile payment space.  Facebook in particular has the widest global outreach among social networks and has already been offering money … Continue reading

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Developing a safe and secure digital payment ecosystem to promote financial inclusion

Originally posted on Alliance for Financial Inclusion Blogs:
John Owens Bank Negara Malaysia Deputy Governor Dato’ Muhammad bin Ibrahim highlights Malaysia’s high mobile penetration rate and its importance in promoting and further supporting digital payments. How safe and secure digital…

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Lesson #3: Using Mobile Money to Promote Financial Inclusion: Focus on Building Trust

This blog post is the third in a ten part series of articles covering the 10 Lessons Learned about Using Mobile Money to Promote Financial Inclusion. When providing any financial service, especially one built on a technology platform, trust is essential.  … Continue reading

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Lesson #2: Using Mobile Money to Promote Financial Inclusion: Strategic Partnerships are Key (part 1)

This blog post is the first of two parts on Lesson #2: Using Mobile Money to Promote Financial Inclusion: Strategic Partnerships are Key and is part of a series covering the 10 Lessons Learned about Using Mobile Money to Promote Financial … Continue reading

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Better Than Cash: How Mobile Banking is Saving this Project Time and Money

While this video is not focused on mobile money, it does focus on electronic payments and is a perfect example of the cost savings and efficiency gains that a development project can gain from shifting to electronic payments and mobile … Continue reading

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