Mobile banking in Africa: Changes & Challenges COVID has had an enormous impact on almost every aspect of life, and financial services have been especially hit throughout this crisis. Consumer behavior was forced to change due to the risk of infection, which has shifted the old dynamics in terms of communication and access. Before the […]
Tool & Tips for Financial Institutions.
Fintech has revolutionized the financial industry. Ever since fintech companies began to flourish in the 90s, the financial industry has birthed new and exciting ideas aimed at improving user experience and helping financial institutions become more efficient and provide a better service. Fintech and innovation are great tools to promote financial inclusion. In fact, between […]
The coronavirus threat could hit financial institutions worldwide very hard. The World Health Organization has just declared a Global Pandemic and strongly recommended the use of mobile payment and online banking applications as a way to prevent the spread of this disease that is paralyzing the world. In several European and Asian countries, the stoppage of […]
The benefits of cloud computing are well known among those who have some kind of interaction with the IT industry. Lower costs, lower investment risks, increased availability and lower time to market are just some of the aspects that have made the cloud one of the biggest technology trends of the past decade. However, very […]
More than 2 billion people cannot access formal financial services and most of them are located in developing countries. Yet, when it comes to reducing the financial inclusion gap, microfinanceinstitutions are one of the most efficient at helping low-income communities access financial products and services. However, one of the main obstacles microfinanceinstitutions, especially African institutions, […]
Generation Z, also known as centennial, represents those born between 1997 and 2012. This is the generation that follows millennials, but unlike millennials, this generation has a very clear stance of finance, something that is definitely important for financial institutions looking to capture their interest and their business. This generation is growing and many already […]
Farming is one of the most profitable industries in the Caribbean, representing approximately 6% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), almost twice the global average. Yet, for the first time in 10 years, according to a recent United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) report, Latin America and the Caribbean are experiencing an increase in […]