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Insurance compliance brings growth opportunities

Angelique Strumpher, Manager at SilverBridge Holdings, explains how insurance compliance brings growth opportunities. Insurers should view the changing regulatory environment as an opportunity to redouble their focus on innovation, introducing more product flexibility, and enhancing customer...


Affordable digital banking to revolutionise price-sensitive East African payments market

In a region still dominated by cash and mobile money options, like M-Pesa, new collaborations between FinTechs are looking to capture the price-sensitive market with innovative, open-loop digital payment solutions in East Africa. According to Mark Dankworth, President International, Ukheshe...


ESET reveals 62% of consumers use some form of FinTech

ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, revealed that almost two-thirds (62%) of consumers worldwide use some form of FinTech app or platform. However, only 17% strongly feel that the quality of information available on the potential risks related to the usage of FinTech applications – such...


HSBC switches to recycled plastic payment cards

HSBC is announcing a new programme to introduce sustainable payment cards across all its global locations. By the end of 2026, it will eliminate single-use PVC plastic, in favour of recycled PVC plastic (rPVC). The programme – which includes HSBC’s debit, credit and commercial cards...


Agria Pet Insurance chooses DWF 360’s EvoClaim to support growth

Leading pet insurer, Agria Pet Insurance, has implemented DWF 360’s claims and insurance policy management software, EvoClaim, to replace its legacy end-to-end insurance system. Agria Pet Insurance needed to replace its aging legacy policy management and claims solution to help support...


BGF named most active investor in female-led scale-ups by Scale-Up Institute

BGF has released the first ever report into the attitudes of female leaders at growth economy companies. According to a survey of 152 female executives, board members, senior managers, owners and partners of businesses, 72% of those surveyed are motivated to grow their business this year. Also...


Seneca Women, Mastercard and Deserve launch credit card to advance women in the economy

The Card by Seneca Women is the first-ever credit card that rewards cardholders when they shop from women-owned businesses and drives donations to women-focused non-profits Seneca Women, a global leadership and media platform, together with Mastercard and Deserve, have announced a credit card...


Central State Bank goes live on Finastra’s Fusion Phoenix core

Fusion Phoenix will integrate seamlessly with the bank’s existing Finastra banking solutions, driving enhanced efficiencies. Central State Bank, serving the Iowa City-Cedar Rapids Corridor and Northeast Iowa, has upgraded its Finastra core to the latest Fusion Phoenix offering. With Fusion...


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