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How to Start a Money Transfer Business (Series)

  1. How To Start A Money Transfer Business? YouTube Series (Intro video)
  2. Financing – How are you getting the money to start this? Friends or Family?
  3. Monetary Requirement – How much money is required to start it?
  4. What “problem” are you trying to solve?
  5. Build versus Lease versus Buy – Which one is the right choice?
  6. Banking, License, Compliance, and Regulations!
  7. What Are Remittances?
  8. Why Are Remittances Important?
  9. Difference between MTL and MSB?
  10. What is Money Transmitter License and How Can You Get One?
  11. Do I Need A License To Start A Money Transfer Service?
  12. How many Money Transmitter Licenses do I require if I have to do business in the US?
  13. Licensing: Agent vs. Program Manager
  14. What is a Correspondent Tie-Up Agreement?
  15. What is a Pre-funded Account?
  16. What is a Payout Partner?
  17. What is a Good Funds Settled Model?
  18. What is an ISO and what do they do?
  19. How will you operate? As a License Holder or as an ISO?
  20. What is a Payment Account? 
  21. What is a Flow of Funds (Time Motion Diagram)
  22. What is Passporting?
  23. What is KYC?
  24. What is KYB?
  25. How Big is the P2P Remittance Market?
  26. How Big is the B2B Market?
  27. What is a Corridor Killer?
  28. Your Business Intelligence Plan?
  29. Negotiating with a Financial Institution – Are You a Good Negotiator?
  30. What Is A Decent Revenue Share For Using Someone Else’s License For Regulatory Coverage?
  31. How to Validate your Problem & Solution Via Field Research?
  32. Are You A Fintech That Is Going From Zero to One?
  33. What is Remittance-As-A-Service (RaaS)?
  34. What are the Pros and Cons of RaaS (Remittance-as-a-Service)?
  35. How Much Does Remittance-As-A-Service (RaaS) Cost?
  36. How Much Do I Charge For RaaS Consulting?
  37. What Does The Value Added Payment Stack in Remittances Look Like?
  38. Why Value-Added Payments In Remittances Reduces Financial Misappropriation?
  39. How Long  Does It Take To Setup A Remittance-As-A-Service Solution?
  40. Is It Possible To Have Real Time Transfers in Money Transfer World?
  41. How Big Is The Real Time Payments Economy in the Money Transfer World?
  42. What is Pre-Funding and How Does it Work? 
  43. What is a Reserve Account?
  44. Why Do You Need a Money Transmitter License If You Are Licensed Outside the U.S.?
  45. What is a Term Sheet?
  46. What Is An FBO (For Benefit Of) Account?
  47. How Much Do Money Transmitter Licenses Cost?
  48. What Does A Program Manager Do?
  49. What Is A Program Manager? (Part II)
  50. What Is Source Of Funds (SOF)?
  51. Is There Fraud In The Money Transfer Industry?
  52. What is Netting Off and How Does it Work?
  53. What is Hawala (or Hundi)?
  54. What is Hawala? (Part Two)
  55. Is There Money To Be Made In The Money Transfer Business?
  56. Is there Money To Be Made in the Money Transfer Business (Part II)?
  57. Are You A Small Money Transfer Operator? 12 Questions You Need To Ask Yourself.
  58. FinCEN Registration & Money Transmitter Licenses
  59. FinCEN MSB Definition for Transactions Under $1000 Per Person Per Day
  60. Is FinCEN Registration Free or Not?
  61. Why FinCEN Registration is NOT a License?
  62. What is Aggregation and How does it Work in the World of Money Transfer?
  63. What are Official and Unofficial Remittances?
  64. Unlicensed Money Transfer! What to do next?
  65. What is a Correspondent Tie-up? & Why is it Necessary?
  66. What is a Tri-Party Correspondent Tie-Up Agreement?
  67. As a Licensed MTO Can You Operate A Bank Account Outside In Another Country?
  68. What If Banks Decide To Close My Account After The Account Has Been Active For Some Time?
  69. Are You A Small Independent Money Transfer Operator That Is Struggling?
  70. The Case For Small Value Remittances
  71. 3rd Party Payment Apps? It Might Be Illegal To Use Them!
  72. USA to Nigeria: Money Transfer using Bitcoins! (or any other country in Africa)
  73. Understanding Custody of Funds in Money Transfer / Remittances
  74. Remittances 2.0 – Crypto in remittances
  75. Difference Between An Authorized Delegate vs Non-Authorized Delegate
  76. How Can A Traditional Money Transfer Business Get Started With Cryptocurrency For Remittances?
  77. I have an idea for an app. Do I need a license to send money all over the world?
  78. Got a Cryptocurrency Project? Think you’re exempt from licensing? Think again!
  79. How Does Hawala Work? How In A Few Minutes, You Can Get Money Across The World, In Your Hotel Room!
  80. Buying a UK SPI License? Consider this!
  81. 5 Questions Before Starting A Money Transfer Business to High-Risk Countries!
  82. Who Pays for the Remittance Fees Customer or MTO?
  83. 10 Things to know before Starting your own Money Transfer Business!
  84. Working with an EMI license and becoming an EMD Agent
  85. BYOB – Build Your Own Bank! (Video: 1 of 3)
  86. FAQ on Money Transmitter License Sponsorship under an ISO Program for the United States
  87. BYOB – Build Your Own Bank! (Video: 2 of 3)
  88. How to Build a Small Payments (Money Transfer) Company
  89. 7 Steps to Starting a Cross Border Payments Company
  90. BYOB – Build Your Own Bank (Video: 3 of 3)
  91. Real-Time Payments The Trillion Dollar Opportunity
  92. Card Processing for your Money Transfer Business
  93. As a Money Transfer Company… What are your Top 5 Problems?
  94. Interoperability in Payments
  95. Nationwide Coverage vs. Must-Have States?
  96. Need Pre-funding Money for your Money Transfer business?
  97. Value Addition in Money Transfers (Remittances)
  98. Interoperability between Wallets and Stored Value Systems
  99. What is Liquidity?
  100. Super APIs. What the heck are they?
  101. What is a Remittance Contract? …How Does It Work?
  102. Legal Contracts… Do You Have A Say In Them?
  103. Legal Opinion: Why Banks Do Not Provide Legal Opinion For Your Flow Of Funds Or Licensing?
  104. EMI Agents & Restriction on Correspondent Agreements
  105. Quick Understanding of Hyperlocal Payments
  106. Build Your Own Bank As A Service (BYOBaaS)
  107. How Stable Coins Have Failed For Value Transfer In Cross Border Payments
  108. How To Better Your Money Transfer Business During These Quarantined Times
  109. Understanding Merchant Account Zones for Acquiring
  110. Five Things You Can Do To Get Started With Crypto for Your Money Transfer Business – No Fluff!
  111. Difference between an Aggregator and a Super API
  112. 5 Things To Do Today To Better Your Money Transfer Business In The US
  113. Let’s talk about Somalia
  114. Don’t Fall For COIVID19 Token / Coins for Remittances Scam!
  115. How Do We Charge Our fees?
  116. Where Does Your Company Need To Be Registered (For RAAS)?
  117. Volume Fees! What’s The Magic Number?
  118. Why Do Prices Vary In Different Markets?
  119. What Is The Travel Rule?
  120. Want To Get Your Own EMI Or Become An EMI Agent? Consider This.
  121. Money Transfer as a Service (MTaaS) – General Presentation
  122. Flow of Funds for Correspondent Accounts (for Remittance as a Service) – USA Only
  123. Explanation of Cross Border Money Transfer (Pre-Funded and Non-Pre-Funded)
  124. Example of Money Transfer from US to UK. Walk Through Description
  125. Merchant Account! You Cannot Just Get It – You Have To Apply And Qualify For It
  126. What Happens When Central Bank Issued Digital Currency (CBDC) Comes Out?
  127. Architecting A Mobile Wallet That Customers Want
  128. You Do Not Have To Be Afraid Of RaaS From The United States
  129. Let Us Talk About Turkey Versus UAE: Who Is Winning The Money-Transfer Game?
  130. Want to start a Money Transfer Company? Have You Considered RaaS?
  131. Currency Cross Rate! What Is It?
  132. What Is The Mid-Market Rate (or the Interbank rate)? Why Is It Important?
  133. What Is A Collateralized Asset In The Digital/Crypto World?
  134. What Are Exotic Currencies? Why Are They Called Exotic To Begin With?
  135. The Next Big Thing? Micropayments!
  136. Want To Build A Neo Bank?
  137. So You Want To Start A Money Transfer Business?
  138. Shall We Test Your Knowledge On Money Transfer?
  139. What I Think Of XRP
  140. What is a UBO (Ultimate Beneficial Owner)?
  141. Leveraging A License
  142. The Brick Equation
  143. 12-Pivot Points for Money Transfer Operators
  144. Card Acquiring Options for Money Transfer Operators
  145. MLS Type Collaboration for Money Transfer Businesses
  146. Is XRP and RippleNet Going To Be Dominant And Be The Winner?
  147. Single-State License In the United States – What Can You Do With It?
  148. USA to Nigeria Money Transfer Business
  149. Nigeria: Pre-funding Project
  150. MTOs as Cash Out Points App Idea
  151. Difference Between EMD (Registered Agent) and Sponsorship
  152. Somali MTOs in Minnesota – The Turkey Option!
  153. Starting a Crypto-Related Money Transfer Business? Understand Regulations!
  154. Naira Parallel Market Rate and Money Transfer
  155. How Big Is The B2B Market Compared To The P2P Market?
  156. How Big Is The Market Size For Small Value Transfers?
  157. Percentage Only Transactions – Removing Network Access Charges
  158. How Do You Defeat Or Work With A Parallel Market Rate?
  159. Wallet vs. Remittances
  160. Difference between an API and an EMI
  161. Revenue Modeling Google Sheet for Remittances – Simplex and Complex
  162. How To Start A Money Transfer Business? (Updated Intro Message)
  163. Financial Modeling For The Money Transfer Business
  164. What is a Program Manager? (Updated)
  165. Demo of White-Label, Skin-able, Mobile App for Remittances
  166. World Bank Data: Average Cost of Sending Remittances
  167. Some hurdles to consider when starting a money transfer business to Nigeria
  168. Launching of new Remittance as a Service (RaaS) Pricing

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