mobile money

India’s MobiKwik lands $40M from NASDAQ-listed payment firm Net1

India-based mobile wallet startup MobiKwik has landed a $40 million strategic investment from Net1, a mobile payment firm specializing in solutions for the unbanked that has been listed on the NASDAQ

When Your Carrier Becomes Your Bank

I write to you from my vacation, meaning, this time, the dusty port town of Kaolack in sunny Senegal. (What, your vacations don't involve long hours spent riding in--or, sometimes, on--overcrowded Wes

Bringing Banking To Immigrants & Unbanked, m-Via Rebrands As Boom Financial, Closes On $17 Million In Funding

Global mobile money transfer service m-Via is officially rebranding as <a target="_blank" href="http://www.useboom.com/">Boom Financial</a> today as it announces the close of a $17 million round of fu

Disruptive Payments Network Dwolla Now Provides Users With Instant Access To Cash

Today, online and mobile payments platform <a href="http://www.dwolla.com/">Dwolla</a> is launching what may be one of its biggest features yet: instant access to cash. Via the new opt-in setting ca