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Adopting cashless payment channels will double business growth

Originally published in Wamda, April 2018 We’re at an inflection point in the history of payments. Led by countries like Sweden, where non-cash payments now outweigh cash payments, consumers are…

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Payment Security Trends to Expect in 2018

Originally published in Entrepreneur India, April 2018 In November 2016, digital payments received an unprecedented boost from the Government of India. That year’s demonetization drive provided a strong impetus for…

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Blockchain technology is driving financial innovation

Originally published in MENAbytes, March 2018 Blockchain is synonymous with Bitcoin in many peoples’ minds, though that misperception is swiftly disappearing – due in no small part to the interest…

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Is blockchain helping the payments industry?

Originally published in Gulf Business, February 2018 Blockchain is a synonym for bitcoin in many peoples’ minds, though that distracting misperception is swiftly changing – as shown by the number…

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What’s the future of the digital payment industry?

Originally published in CXO Today, February 2018 The past one year has been a significant leap for the mainstreaming of digital payments in India. Owing to a wide multitude of…

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5 ways blockchain will change the world we live in

Originally published in MENAbytes, 3 February 2018 Ever the noisy one at the party, the headline-grabbing cryptocurrency rollercoaster grabs all the attention. But it’s the blockchain technology that underpins that…

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Trends the fintech industry should adopt in 2018

Originally published in Entrepreneur India, January 2018   The financial technology industry has been soaring in India, kept abuzz throughout 2017 with a continuous flow of prominent developments by the…

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Financial inclusion can leapfrog with blockchain technology

Originally published in YourStory, 10 January 2018   Back in 2009, as the 2008 global financial meltdown unfolded, cryptocurrencies – and by extension, the Blockchain technology – made their first appearance.…

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Social commerce: the next big thing in payments?

Social commerce: the next big thing in payments? Originally published in CXOtoday.com, 12 December 2017 As of today, Facebook hosts 2 billion monthly active users, Whatsapp has made inroads to…

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Is the UAE retail sector ready to go cashless?

Is the UAE retail sector ready to go cashless? Originally published in Startup Scene ME, 15 November 2017 The concept of ‘cashless payments’ is on the rise, due in no…

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