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Find Out How FinTech Companies Can Promote Financial Inclusion

Roughly half of the world’s population are financial nomads; those who aren’t part of the institutional finance system. In my previous blog, I wrote down three main barriers to financial inclusion, which were: cost, culture and distance. In this post, I sum three ways on how financial technology (fintech) companies can alleviate financial exclusion by removing,… Read more »

Learn What Are the Three Main Roadblocks to Financial Inclusion

Did you know that approximately half of the world’s population live with limited or no access to formal financial services? Until very recently, these financial nomads living at the bottom of the economic pyramid haven’t had a chance to climb up the ladder of financial inclusion. But the situation is changing rapidly. With the help… Read more »

Designing Tapp Market User Experience

I joined Tapp Commerce seven months ago as a Senior UX Designer. In the beginning I was working with a group of smaller Tapp Market application features and updates. While doing that, I had an opportunity to process user insights, competitor solutions, latest e-commerce trends and our roadmap direction. Eventually my goal was to redesign… Read more »

New Tapp Agent from Indonesia

New Tapp agent Chimot

Meet Chimot, new Tapp agent from Indonesia I had a privilege to meet a one-week-old Tapp agent, Tri Widianto, known as nickname Chimot, in Indonesia. My Jakartan Tapp colleagues had arranged the agent visit to me and to my marketing colleagues from Chubb. Chimot has his small corner shop at the South Jakarta area, which… Read more »

Tapp is Fighting for Financial Inclusion in Southeast Asia

UNDP BCtA financial inclusion business call to action member tapp commerce

The majority of people living at the bottom of the economic pyramid (BoP) are unable to open formal bank accounts, obtain credit or buy insurance. Without access to the banking sector, it’s difficult to even pay for basic services. For example, many individuals need to travel hours to city centers for paying their bills. This… Read more »

See Three Graphs Capturing the Fintech Boom

Fintech graphs chart mcommerce payments

Financial technology is now on everyone’s lips. The industry is disrupting the playing field. Companies are popping around the world offering payment, lending, and insurance services with an accelerated pace. Digitalization has advanced to a point where people don’t need to go to a bank – if they even have a bank account in the… Read more »

Merchant – Sell Online with Cash at Reduced Risk

  The financial technology landscape shows no signs of slowing down. The industry as a whole saw a 67 % rise in investments during the first quarter of 2016, compared to the same period last year. This amounts to a staggering 5.3 billion USD globally. A recent study shows that particularly companies working on payments… Read more »

What does Tapp Commerce do?

Community Manager Elia

  I started to work at Tapp Commerce a week ago. When I tell my friends about my awesome new job and the wonderful people I work with, one of the first things they ask is: What does Tapp Commerce do? I have noticed that I start the answer with a question: Did you know… Read more »