Essays about: "M-pesa"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 essays containing the word M-pesa.

  1. 1. Interconnection of Two Different Payment Systems

    University essay from KTH/Kommunikationssystem, CoS; KTH/Kommunikationssystem, CoS

    Author : Kevin Ammouri; Kangyoun Cho; [2019]
    Keywords : Alipay; M PESA; API; Integration; Blockchain; Alipay; M PESA; RESTful API; Integration; Blockchain;

    Abstract : Mobile money, a means of transferring payments via mobile devices, has become increasingly popular. The demand for convenient financial products or services is a crucial factor in why innovative developers want to incorporate mobile money into existing financial products/services. READ MORE

  2. 2. GSM Based Technology as a Tool to Reach Higher Financial Inclusion in Rural Areas : The Digitising of Savings Groups

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS); KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Jeanna Peebo; Alexandra Kosovic; [2019]
    Keywords : USSD; Savings Groups; Xitique; Financial inclusion; Women empowerment; M-pesa;

    Abstract : Digital aid to increase financial inclusion in developing countries is an increasing area of interest growing together with the global expansion of mobile phone penetration. This paper analyzes technical, social and financial aspects of the possibility of digitizing Xitique, a local community-based microfinance model in rural Mozambique. READ MORE

  3. 3. How did the introduction of a mobile money tax in Kenya influence the usage of mobile money?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Jonas Fehling; [2019]
    Keywords : mobile money; Kenya; taxation; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The global spread of mobile phones provides developing countries with new opportunities to spark economic growth and to improve the quality of life of their people. One specific service that emerged in this context is mobile money. Widely recognized as the most successful example is the service M-PESA in Kenya. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Development of FinTech in Nairobi: Contributions to Financial Inclusion and Barriers to Growth

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Jack Van Cooten; Joshua Blythin-Hammond; [2017]
    Keywords : FinTech; disruptive innovation; financial inclusion; emerging markets; finance; technology; entrepreneurship; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This in-depth study explores: why Nairobi has developed into a renowned FinTech hub; what the barriers are to further growth for FinTech companies; and how FinTech is perceived to be contributing to the broadening of Financial Inclusion. Our findings our that Nairobi has emerged as a Financial Technology (FinTech) hub due to the pioneering success of M-Pesa, the inadequacy of incumbent financial institutions and Kenya’s conducive business and regulatory environment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Early Stage Venture Capital in Emerging Markets : Case study Kenya

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande; KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : William Jilltoft; Emil Westman; [2016]
    Keywords : Venture Capital; Emerging Markets; Equity Gap; Riskkapital; Tillväxtmarknader; Finansieringsgap;

    Abstract : This study investigates which mechanisms that needs to be improved in order to facilitate more early stage venture capital (VC) investments on emerging markets. For this purpose a qualitative case study of the VC scene in Nairobi, Kenya was performed. READ MORE