Category: Technology

True disruption is less about technology and more about people
There can be no doubt that over the past decade, technology and digital innovation has had a transformative impact across sectors and industries. Corporate juggernauts such as Kodak have been toppled, whilst small and nimble innovators have changed the face of entire sectors. The local financial services sphere is currently undergoing its own moment of...
Mobile Apps – the end is nearer than you think
Mobile apps as we know them today had a good run since 2007 with the release of the first iPhone. The mobile app ecosystem, one of the biggest industries on this planet, turns 11 this year. What does the data say about the Mobile App? Current Estimated Mobile App Statistics: The total number of mobile app...
The future of banking in South Africa
South Africa, like most of Africa, faces some very interesting challenges when it comes to banking. What does this mean for the future of banking? Large unbanked population A very high proportion of our population is unbanked. This has led to various Fintechs and banks developing solutions to cater to the unbanked. Most of these...
Technology Remains Key Driver in Banking and Financial Services Industry
Written by Brett Terespolsky (topic: technology) No longer a buzzword, fintech has for a while been changing the way in which we transact financially both as businesses and individuals. Heralded as ‘one of the fastest growing areas for venture capitalists’, fintech incorporates anything from PayPal to online credit transactions. Loosely defined, it is the very...

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