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Africa’s mobile financial revolution

I know that the theme of mobile banking is appearing a lot at the moment, but it is hot, hot, hot! A bit like Africa, and this is the story of a great success in Africa. And no, it’s not M-PESA, although that one’s a goodie too. This one’s ABSA Bank in South Africa. ABSA…

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Creating a bank that rocks

Late last year, I blogged about Vernon Hill's Commerce Bank, Arkadi Kuhlman's ING Direct and creating a bank that rocks. Well I know a bank that rocks. Jyske Bank. Who? Jyske Bank in Denmark. They are the third largest Danish bank with 120 branches and 4,000 employees. Jyske are an important banking story because they…

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Jibun Bank: a mobile telephone only bank

I’ve talked about UMPay, a JV between Unionpay and China Mobile, as well as eBank, an internet bank leader in Japan now owned by an etailer, Rakuten Group. This leads nicely into what is probably the most innovative bank I've seen so far: Jibun Bank, a Japanese bank which translates into ‘my bank’ in English….

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Jibun Bank: a mobile telephone only bank

I’ve talked about UMPay, a JV between Unionpay and China Mobile, as well as eBank, an internet bank leader in Japan now owned by an etailer, Rakuten Group. This leads nicely into what is probably the most innovative bank I've seen so far: Jibun Bank, a Japanese bank which translates into ‘my bank’ in English….

EBank5

Jibun Bank: a mobile telephone only bank

I’ve talked about UMPay, a JV between Unionpay and China Mobile, as well as eBank, an internet bank leader in Japan now owned by an etailer, Rakuten Group. This leads nicely into what is probably the most innovative bank I've seen so far: Jibun Bank, a Japanese bank which translates into ‘my bank’ in English….

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Robobank: no human hands needed

The final day in Hong Kong focused upon innovations and several speakers provided a rich overview of innovation across the region, mainly n Japan and China. I’ll blog about some of these for the rest of the week, as I was particularly impressed with a few areas of leading-edge technology being deployed in a consumer…

EBank1

Robobank: no human hands needed

The final day in Hong Kong focused upon innovations and several speakers provided a rich overview of innovation across the region, mainly n Japan and China. I’ll blog about some of these for the rest of the week, as I was particularly impressed with a few areas of leading-edge technology being deployed in a consumer…

EBank1

Robobank: no human hands needed

The final day in Hong Kong focused upon innovations and several speakers provided a rich overview of innovation across the region, mainly n Japan and China. I’ll blog about some of these for the rest of the week, as I was particularly impressed with a few areas of leading-edge technology being deployed in a consumer…

EBank1

Mobile payments in China

Researchers estimate that there were only 83.5 million online payment users in China in 2006, due to the lack of access to payment cards. Admittedly, Tencent with the QQ coin has enabled more payments outside the banking system, but the lack of access to e-payments has been an inhibitor to the democratisation of commerce in…

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Compare the Meerkat: a Top Marketing Campaign

My family are totally in love with the new marketing campaign in the UK for Compare the Market, a comparasite that allows you to compare insurances, loans, mortgages and other financial products across a broad range of providers.  They recently launched these TV ads: The ads are really fun and use a cute, furry animal…

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