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Fintechist Germany Savings Banks Mobile

Savings Banks in Germany Announce 2018 Rollout of new Mobile Payment Service

by JP Buntinxon October 7, 2017
Most consumers have gotten rather accustomed to the concept of mobile banking applications. That situation is slightly different in Germany, for some reason. Local savings banks are only now rolling out mobile payment services. They certainly are late to the party. This rollout is expected to commence ¬†at some point in 2018. Mobile payments are […]
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Mobile Payments to Overtake Credit Cards by 2019, UNCTAD Report Claims

by JP Buntinxon October 6, 2017
Mobile payments are slowly becoming the new normal in the world of finance. Although there is still a long way to go, credit cards are feeling the pressure. More specifically, a new UNCTAD report shows credit cards will be dethroned by mobile counterparts very soon. This may happen as soon as 2019, which puts the […]

Fintechist M-PESA Wristband Payments

M-PESA Rolls out 1TAP Wristbands for Cashless Transactions

by JP Buntinxon October 4, 2017
M-PESA is one of the most established financial service providers in Africa right now. The company has made a name with their mobile payment solutions in recent years. To expand upon their business model the company is now rolling out payment tags and wristbands. This technology has been trialed for about 4 months now. For […]
Fintechist Mobile Money Europe Visa

Visa Report Shows Mobile Money is Gaining Popularity in Europe

by JP Buntinxon September 21, 2017
There are always some interesting financial trends to take note of. Mobile money, for example, is one of those trends that will either succeed or fail miserably. In Europe, it appears mobile money is gaining traction pretty quickly. That is, according to a recent Visa report. Do not be mistaken in thinking everyone in Europe […]

Fintechist Google Tez India

Google Brings Mobile Payment App Tez to India

by JP Buntinxon September 18, 2017
India is proving to be a great area when it comes to new forms of payment. Especially mobile payments are quickly taking off in the country as we speak. Entering this market as a foreign entity is not straightforward by any means, though. In fact, most companies ultimately fail to gain any sort of traction […]
Fintechist iPhone X Apple Pay

iPhone X Enhances Apple Pay With Face ID Technology

by JP Buntinxon September 13, 2017
The big news this week is how Apple unveiled the new iPhone X. While the device looks powerful and boasts a hefty price tag, the Face ID technology is of great importance. It will be used to unlock your device, but also to complete Apple pay payments. It is a very interesting change in this […]