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Keeping Your Digital Wallet Secure

Keeping Your Digital Wallet Secure

Ever gotten to the ATM or point of sales before remembering that you forgot to completely empty your bag or even pick up your debit or credit card? It issues like this among others that the mobile/digital wallet came to address and it has great potential to make our lives and dealings so much easier. […]

Deal with cash only?… Think about it!

Deal with cash only?… Think about it!

When it comes to cash transactions, merchants tend to encounter several bottlenecks, some of which is in-evident to them most times. These challenges include: Accounting: Transaction with cash often makes accounting a nightmare, with lots of difficulty around tracking payment made and more often than none, it’s always difficult to separate the business money from […]

Financial Inclusion for all Levels; the Reality and the Myth

Financial Inclusion for all Levels; the Reality and the Myth

Africa, Nigeria is at a turning point, with diverse transformation to the business ecosystem but sadly, this has always been within a bubble. With, most of financial services just meeting the need of a particular part of the society, more often than none, leaving low income households and other vulnerable groups with almost no opportunity […]

CASH DIGITIZATION… The way?

CASH DIGITIZATION… The way?

From lending to payments, transactions are being ‘vaporized’, a term coined by author, Robert Tercek, meaning that anything physical that can be information will become information, at the same rate as other services, perhaps even faster. Money digitization invariably means money with wings in a layman’s language. For instance, when you have physical cash in […]

Bankly at TechCrunch Battlefield in Lagos

Bankly at TechCrunch Battlefield in Lagos

Bankly was present at the second edition of the TechCrunch Battlefield Sub-Saharan Africa and the first in Lagos, Nigeria, that was held on Tuesday, 11th of December, 2018, and man, was it not a fun-filled event. TechCrunch Battlefield brings together early stage startups on one stage to compete for a sum of $25,000. Battlefield is […]

Meet the first participants in Accion VLCB program

Meet the first participants in Accion VLCB program

We’re bringing together Nigerian entrepreneurs to build a groundbreaking fintech company When we sent out a call for extraordinary people to help us build an inclusive fintech company from scratch, I wasn’t sure what kind of response to expect. I knew that Nigeria was overflowing with entrepreneurs and lacking in accessible financial services, but would we be able […]

The Importance of Financial Inclusion…

The Importance of Financial Inclusion…

1. Access to financial services enables the poorest and most vulnerable in society to step out of poverty and reduces the inequality in society 2. Financial inclusion not only helps individuals and families, but collectively it develops entire communities and can help drive economic growth 3. Financial inclusion is about enabling and empowering people and communities: Enabling people to have the ability […]

How Mobile Innovations Can Help Small Farmers Grow

This post first appeared here  Colombia is fed by small farmers. Every day, three-fourths of the food arriving at its capital, Bogota, is produced by these small farmers. Yet like their counterparts in other parts of the world, they face an uphill battle to stay afloat and grow. While their bigger competitors can take advantage […]