Innovating for Inclusive Growth

November 4, 2015 01:00

At the MasterCard Innovation Forum held in Kuala Lumpur recently, Daniel Monehin, division president, Sub Saharan Africa, and Sacha Polverini, SeniorProgramme Officer, Global Policy and Regulation, Financial Services for the Poor, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, were among a panel that spoke on the need for innovation in the area of financial inclusion, and the …
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People in emerging markets expect the personal wealth of the next generation to increase, yet the gap between the haves and the have nots to widen Tweet: Increasing #Financial #Inclusion in #APAC is one of #MasterCard’s priorities http://news.mstr.cd/1X66mdK Singapore, 16 October 2015 – Ahead of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, MasterCard research has revealed …
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At the recent MasterCard Innovation Forum 2015, MasterCard showcased the MasterCard Aid Network, which allows anything from food and medicine to shelter to be distributed even in the absence of a telecommunications infrastructure. There are numerous logistical challenges to delivering supplies to many thousands, especially when there’s structural devastation and community displacement. Traditional paper voucher …
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Muslim tourists spent a total of $62 billion in shopping and dining Kuala Lumpur came number second in the overall MTSI2015 with Singapore in third place behind Dubai which came in number one. Singapore topped the list for non-OIC countries 14 cities from Asia Pacific made it onto the overall list of 40 destinations. To …
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New MasterCard report finds demand for smart city technologies in China, India and Brazil including self-driving cards, route planning and car sharing apps To tweet this news, copy and paste: http://news.mstr.cd/1Al7SS4 to your Twitter handle with #MasterCard #SmartCities Singapore, May 21, 2015 – Population increase and congestion in cities is fuelling demand for ‘smart city’ transport …
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