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September 27, 2019

Payment Innovations Made in Africa: Impressive Innovation, Unlimited Opportunity

To travelers worldwide, Africa is known for its beautiful landscapes and its diverse cultures and languages. Less well known, however, is how diverse, dynamic and highly innovative Africa's Fintech culture is. At Wirecard we are always exploring international trends in payment, so today let us have a deeper look into how the rapid ascent of mobile money across Africa is...
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July 8, 2019

Cashless Think Tank #9
Murali Balaraman: “Worldwide Cashless Payment Interoperability is a Key Challenge”

The future is cashless – this is what our Wirecard experts regularly report on this blog. But as we also find other perspectives exciting, we have asked various experts with different backgrounds for their insights, experiences and opinions about cashless as part of our "Cashless Think Tank" interview series (click here to read all parts published so far). Today we...
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July 1, 2019

Cashless Think Tank #8
Herman Singh: Cashless Payment via Mobile Financial Services is Ubiquitous, Inclusive and Very Empowering

The future is cashless – this is what our Wirecard experts regularly report on this blog. But as we also find other perspectives exciting, we have asked various experts with different backgrounds for their insights, experiences and opinions about cashless as part of our "Cashless Think Tank" interview series (click here to read all parts published so far). Today we...
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April 19, 2018

Chris Skinner in Interview: “Cash Is Not a Good Payment System – We Need to Get Rid of It, and We Will”

In digital times, how can you make your business future-proof? Why are mobile payment adoption rates of some African or Asian countries today ahead of those of America or some European countries? When will our world be cashless? At Wirecard, we are working on answers and solutions to theses questions on a daily basis. Recently, we had the occasion to...
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March 14, 2018

6 Surprising Facts about Payment in Asia You Should Know

Did you know which nation is the fastest-growing mobile commerce market worldwide? In which country mobile payment is most widespread? And which mobile payment app has more users in only one Asian country than there are EU citizens? Here are six current facts about payment in Asia that you should know – and that might surprise you! 1. Asian emerging...
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February 9, 2018

The Payment Megatrends:
Financial Inclusion

How do you receive your salary? By a transfer to your bank account? If your answer is “yes, of course,” then quite likely you’re from a high-income OECD country. But what about the other regions of the world where people often don’t have a bank account or lack access to financial services? In this article, which is part of our...
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