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  • South African fintech in 2019 – what can we expect?

    South African fintech in 2019 – what can we expect?

    January 14, 2019 • Finance, Southern AfricaComments Off on South African fintech in 2019 – what can we expect?

    Here are my fintech predictions for 2019 based on what we are seeing with our members at AlphaCode which closely track international trends in this space. AlphaCode is the Rand Merchant Investments  (RMI) incubation, acceleration and investment initiative...

  • Why the FinTech sector above all others must embrace hyper-availability

    Hyper-availability: The competitive edge for digital banks

    September 29, 2018 • FinanceComments Off on Hyper-availability: The competitive edge for digital banks

    With downtime and unavailability significantly impacting on the reputation of a bank, fintechs are in a prime position to embrace hyper-availability and gain the competitive advantage over the incumbents. We explore the impact it is making in the local...

  • New partnership to boost financial inclusion in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Digital banks are becoming a reality

    October 19, 2017 • Finance, Southern AfricaComments Off on Digital banks are becoming a reality

    The services offered by traditional banks are too restrictive for what smaller retailers require and many of them are looking for alternative solutions. Disruption in the financial space is inevitable and company heavyweights such as Discovery and Outsurance...

  • Major developments expected for fintech in 2017

    January 31, 2017 • FinanceComments (1)

    From digital banks to mobile-payment solutions, technology is set to change the South African financial services landscape at a pace that will continue to surprise even the most hard-core non-believer. Digital banks On the banking front, 2017 will be the year...