Introduction Pakistan, no doubt, has potential when it comes to banking & payments. The ecosystem is developing, the market segment is ripe, the population numbers are high, yet, when it comes to financial products for purposes of e-commerce or m-commerce, the uptake is low. In order to better educate myself and others, I’ve taken an […]
This is a great survey done by Devie Mohan talking to some 40 influencers and determining what the 2016 trends are in Fintech. Source: Global Fintech Survey Results: 51 Experts Reveal 2016 Trends – Yodlee Interactive Blog
Silicon Valley Bank Survey Silicon Valley Bank Survey is out. The Innovation Economy Outlook 2015 is a brief survey that discusses the US Public Policy: Innovation leaders ask government to support, not hinder, progress. [Read summary here].
Access to Banking: The De-Risking Issue Earlier this year, The World Bank inserted itself into the crowd to understand how the entire reduced access to banking issue was playing out, especially for money transfer (i.e. remittance) companies. (See earlier article on this World Bank Survey) See related articles on de-risking: Strangulation by Regulation. Can’t find […]
De-risking is a huge issue for MSBs and MTOs. Banks have been closing accounts, left, right and center, ridding themselves of all MSB / MTO related clients. I’ve written extensively on this: Can’t find MSB Friendly Banks? Go ahead, scream. No one is listening. The Sandstorm that is blanketing the operations of money transfer companies.
Last year, I conducted a survey of how Pakistani banks fare when it comes to consumers interacting with them solely online (i.e. the web/email). The results of last year’s online interaction survey can be found here. This year again, I am going to be conducting the survey. Measuring both the web and social media response […]
Mastercard released a pretty nifty infographic that highlights the 5 different types of online global personalities, which one are you?
Though this is relatively a dated document, this condensed survey outcome done by World Bank provides a very solid outlook on the various payment systems worldwide. The report can be downloaded from here.