Tag "International Finance Corporation"

APIX, a Global Marketplace for Cross-Border Fintech Services Officially Hits The Market

The often spoken about APIX has finally come to fruition, something the Monetary Authority of Singapore has been quite vocal about. It was launched following Narendra Modi’s keynote speech at the Singapore Fintech Festival, said to be one of the

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Jungle Ventures Closes Second Fund at US$100 Million

Jungle Ventures announced the final close of its second fund on target at US$100million. The new fund is ten times larger than Jungle’s first fund, raised in 2012 – and has established it as one of the largest early stage venture

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What Asia Can Learn From Africa To Succeed in Fintech For Unbanked?

Facebook is currently considering acquiring mobile money giant M-Pesa in Kenya. One month ago Visa payments network introduced a mobile-phone application to enable cashless transactions in Kenya too. The mVisa app will initially facilitate transactions for people with accounts at

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