Posts from Kenya

The Gates Foundation’s big bet for the future highlights the global benefits of digital banking

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Posted on 23rd Jan 2015 by in Mobile

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s 2015 Annual Letter, covering important predictions for the impact of technology in the next 15 years, has highlighted the global benefits of digital banking. Here, we take a look at what those key benefits are.

Mobile P2P payments for the unbanked

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Posted on 3rd Sep 2014 by in Mobile

Whilst the idea of keeping your money in a bank account seems commonplace to most in the developed world, for large parts of the developing world it is either a novelty or a pipe dream. There are many advantages to having a bank account, such as keeping your money safe, earning interest and also having […]

Emerging payments in emerging markets

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Posted on 27th Apr 2012 by in Corporate

Today, smartphones give us round-the-clock access to a wealth of information and services. We can book hotels, email colleagues or reserve a table at our favourite restaurant (and even pay the bill via the handset). But what about those of us who don’t own a smartphone?  In countries such as the US and the UK, […]