The Urgent Call for FinTechs and FSPs to Deliver on Trust

Beyond Lip Service: The Urgent Call for FinTechs and FSPs to Deliver on Trust

Beyond Lip Service – The Urgent Call for FinTechs and FSPs to Deliver on Trust Trust is the cornerstone of any relationship, more so in the financial sector where the stakes involve not just monetary transactions but also personal data and privacy. Yet, there seems to be a dissonance between the trust that FinTechs, Financial […]

Ethics vs. Profit: The African FinTech Dilemma

Ethics vs. Profit The African FinTech Dilemma

Are FinTechs in Africa Taking Ethics as Importantly as Profit? In the burgeoning African FinTech sector, a pivotal question emerges: Are fintechs compromising ethical standards for profit? This dilemma is crucial in an industry characterized by rapid growth and innovation. As FinTech firms navigate their paths to success, there’s an underlying tension between maximizing profits […]

Introducing FinTech to Kids

Piggy Banks to Digital Wallets - Introducing FinTech to Kids

Introducing FinTech to Kids – Piggy Banks to Digital Wallets The world around us has rapidly changed and we find ourselves in an era where digital transactions and online banking have become the norm, understanding FinTech is no longer a luxury but a necessity and therefore introducing FinTech to kids is not only a requirement […]

FinTech in Africa: 10 Key People Qualities Shaping The Future of Finance

FinTech in Africa: 10 Key People Qualities Shaping The Future of Finance

FinTech in Africa and its rapid transformation FinTech in Africa is undergoing a transformative era – its matured drastically from slacks and slops to chinos and shirts! Success in this dynamic field hinges on certain crucial qualities that professionals in the sector embody. In this artcle, we delve into 10 such qualities that are pivotal […]

African FinTech in 2024: The Essential Guide for Industry Executives

African FinTech in 2024

The Growth Imperative: Africa’s FinTech Awakening New year, new opportunities, right? Well, for FinTech in Africa, it’s more than just a neat phrase—it’s what’s actually happening on the ground. In 2024, the continent’s FinTech scene isn’t just on the rise; it’s the horizon everyone’s watching. Here’s the scoop: Africa’s FinTech growth is not just numbers […]

AML Compliance – How We Can Restore South Africa’s Global Reputation

Navigating the Crucial Waters of AML Compliance in South Africa's Financial Sector

AML Compliance And The Greylisting Challenge South Africa’s recent greylisting by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has sent ripples through its financial sector, highlighting the urgent need for stringent Anti-Money Laundering Compliance. AML Compliance is not just a regulatory hurdle but a national concern, affecting the country’s international financial relations and investor confidence. Understanding […]

FinTech Marketplace and its Transformative Power

FinTech Marketplace

The Emergence of FinTech Marketplaces In the evolving landscape of financial technology, the concept of a FinTech marketplace has become increasingly prominent. This unique platform has significantly impacted traditional financial services, fostering innovation, and driving growth in the sector. Understanding the Concept of a FinTech Marketplace A FinTech marketplace, at its core, is a digital platform that connects […]

The Evolution of Our FinTech Marketplace

The Evolution of Our FinTech Marketplace Pioneering Growth in the Digital Finance World

The Evolution of Our FinTech Marketplace Pioneering Growth in the Digital Finance World The quest for a unified, comprehensive solution has been a driving force behind many innovations. This is precisely where our FinTech (Financial Technology) Marketplace comes into play. Originally conceived as a platform to provide startups with essential software tools, it has since […]

The Future of FinTech: 2024 and Beyond

what is the future of fintech

The Future of FinTech: 2024 and Beyond As we edge closer to 2024, the FinTech sector is on the cusp of revolutionary changes. In Africa, a region ripe for financial innovation, these changes are particularly pronounced. The rapid increase in mobile penetration and a significant unbanked population present unique opportunities for FinTech advancements​​. This blog […]

Financial Inclusion or Financial Literacy?

Financial Inclusion vs. Financial Literacy

Introduction The narrative surrounding financial inclusion in Africa has been overwhelmingly positive, with various stakeholders, from governments to NGOs and FinTech companies, pushing for more accessible financial services. While financial inclusion is undoubtedly important, it overshadows an equally significant issue: financial literacy. This blog post aims to challenge the prevailing notion that financial inclusion alone […]