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Insights in mobile technology

Myriad Group AG – Annual General Meeting June 2019

2019.05.24

Myriad Group AG announces an Annual General Meeting to be held at Zurich Airport on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 08.30am. Myriad Group AG Annual General Meeting Meeting Room on Observation Deck B, Zurich Airport. Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 08:30 a.m. (doors open at 8.15 a.m.) 08:30 – 09:45 a.m.        Business Update 09:45 – 10:00…

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Chat Banking in Africa – protecting the potential

2019.05.21

Chat banking, allowing users to transact simply and easily on the messaging apps they prefer, is likely to become the next big thing in banking across Africa. The continent’s highly mobile-enabled population already embraces messaging apps and an emerging younger consumer base is more comfortable texting than speaking on their devices.  GSMA’s The Mobile Economy…

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Open Banking for Africa: Lessons from the global market

2019.04.22

Open Banking is revolutionising the financial services landscape across the world, and presents opportunities for transformation and financial inclusion throughout Africa too. However, the African markets should use the successes and failings from the experiences of other markets to leapfrog directly to the next era of Open Banking. Open Banking, in which banks share certain…

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SIM swap fraud: threat to digital identity

2019.03.27

Because SIM swap fraud has been so prevalent across Africa in recent years, African consumers are well aware of the potential for financial losses during unsecured financial transactions.  But the incidence of SIM swap fraud is increasing both across Africa and internationally, and fraudsters are finding new ways to profit from this particular mode of…

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Open banking to transform East Africa’s digital financial services – The Standard features Myriad Connect

2019.03.15

“ “Open banking is revolutionising the financial services landscape across the world and presents opportunities for transformation and financial inclusion throughout East Africa. However, the region should learn from the experiences of other markets and leapfrog directly to the next era of open banking, says International mobile technology specialist at Myriad Connect.Open banking, in which…

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CIO East Africa on Open Banking – Myriad Connect is featured

2019.03.14

““In developed nations, fintech is helping transform the existing financial services landscape, where in Africa it is about bringing financial services to large sectors of the population who have never had access to financial services before. Open Banking can play a unique role in this,” says Willie Kanyeki, Myriad Connect Business Development Director – Africa….

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Open Banking in East Africa : Aptantech features Myriad Connect

2019.03.14

“Security and authentication are essential components of Open Banking, Myriad Connect notes – both to ensure every digital transaction is properly authenticated to prevent and detect fraud, but also critically, to provide express consent for consumers’ data to be shared in the ecosystem. Myriad Connect empowers enterprises and mobile network operators to deliver new mobile…

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TechTrendsKE Features Myriad Connect speaking about the opportunity for Open Banking in East Africa

2019.03.14

““As East Africa prepares to embrace Open Banking, this is an opportune time for banks and financial services providers to work together to approach regulators to put in place mutually beneficial regulations across the ecosystem. It is also important to consider uniform standards for APIs, security and authentication ahead of mainstream adoption of Open Banking.”…

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