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Future-proofing Your Business in the Evolving Brazilian Payments Market

Brazil is the ninth largest economy in the world, but its payments market has always been regarded as extremely concentrated. This is not surprising considering the majority of debit and credit cards in circulation were issued by four major banks, and 9 in 10 cards were either Visa or Mastercard, until 2007.

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5 Factors Accelerating Growth of FinTechs in Asia

4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The Asian market is extremely vibrant and attractive. High smartphone penetration and high internet speeds mean that barriers to operate and engage have been reduced. Most Asians are significantly financially literate.

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Digital Lending – Revolutionizing the Loan Market in India

4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. You’re reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.

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Fintech Needs a Strong Identity

Many transactions do not need to establish the identity of involved parties. In fact, some may even demand anonymity. However, establishing identities is necessary for delivering and accessing most financial products and services.

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Paytm Payments Bank Gets a Dedicated Mobile Banking App

Paytm Payments Bank has launched a dedicated mobile banking app in an effort to provide convenience to customers. The app will let users check their balances as well as raise requests for physical debit cards and access their digital debit cards.

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India Far Away From Being Less-cash Economy, Must Address Digital Payments Security Issues: Nandan Nilekani

India is still very far away from being a less-cash economy and security issues around digital payments system needed to be addressed to make the mode more acceptable, Nandan Nilekani said Wednesday.

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You Will Soon Be Able to Pay Your Subway Fare With Your Face in China

Facial recognition payment is the next step in evolution of cashless transactions in China, home to the world’s biggest internet population.

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Facebook in Talks With Banks About Mobile Payments in Africa

Absa’s chat-banking service, which uses WhatsApp, is doing ‘really well’, the bank says.

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Sweden: How Cash Became More Trouble Than It’s Worth

As a report warns the UK’s cash infrastructure could collapse, we look at the lessons from abroad.

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China’s Fintech Innovators

Ventures like MYbank and WeBank are betting that AI and cloud technology will further reduce the costs and inefficiencies of borrowing faced by SMEs. China is leading global investment in the innovative fintech industry-and Alibaba is emerging as China’s leader in fintech.

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Asia-Pacific Has a Great Potential to Lead in Blockchain Adoption

5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

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FNB App Transaction Volumes Now Surpass Online Banking

First National Bank (FNB) is seeing accelerated adoption of its mobile banking app and growth in the usage of its digital channels. FNB told ITWeb its banking app had over 2.8 million active users in SA by the end of December 2018, a 12 increase on the 2.5 million active app users the bank had […]

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