Posts from the ‘Financial Innovation’ category

Technology is Powering a New Era for Financial Inclusion. Are You Ready?

We were pleased to announce recently that Mambu joined The SEEP Network, the global network of international practitioner organizations dedicated to combating poverty through promoting inclusive markets and…

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Future-gazing 2014: The year traditional retail banks are challenged by the cloud

For as long as anyone can remember, retail banks have been large, powerful monolithic institutions. Their imposing scale, scope and size have historically been reassuring aspects…

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What is Being Disrupted in Banking?

We recently have been honoured to be announced as a Finalist in the FS Tech Awards as the “Most Disruptive Financial Sector Technology”. While we are…

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Ovum puts Mambu ‘On The Radar’ as banks look to the cloud

We were proud to be highlighted recently by global analyst firm Ovum in an ‘On The Radar’ report, a series of research notes that highlight up-and-coming…

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A team at the intersection of banking and microfinance

Every company is only as strong as its team. That’s all there is. A group coming together under one shared vision and one shared mission. Then,…

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Pioneering Essential Financing for the Emerging Middle Class

The World Economic Forum recently selected 36 startups which are generating innovative technologies and solutions for unresolved or longstanding problems. Amongst the 2014 Technology Pioneers, and…

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Microfinance: Once We Measure It, We Will Improve It

It was with great pride that we recently announced that Mambu has now been selected by 100 organisations in more than 26 countries around the world.…

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Could Outmoded IT Evaporate Big Retail Banks?

As we’ve seen in CRM, ERP and other mission-critical technologies going to the ‘cloud’ over the last decade, a new pace of innovation is now possible.…

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Bank On, Dave, Bank On

What does it mean when an individual in a country is so frustrated with banking that he tries to start his own, taking on the challenges,…

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Resolving ‘Extortionate’ Microfinance Interest Rates

There is much made of the “extraordinarily high” interest rates often found in microfinance in emerging markets. Phrases like ‘profiting from the poor’ and ‘extortion’ get…

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