As incredible as it may seem in this hyper-connected, technologically advanced era, half the planetas population exist as aFinancial nomadsaathose who nourish and shelter themselves without using traditional banking services. While the wealthy live at the top of a metaphorical pyramid, taking financial security and banking services for granted, there are billions of people who struggle at the pyramidas base in an exhausting state of financial exclusion and insecurity. Times are changing rapidly, but despite global uncertainty, technology has the capacity to reach and equip people in all walks of life. Advances in communications have reconfigured the ease with which we interact with our moneyaand these advances can provide innovative financial services to the unbanked and underserved around the world. Financial inclusion for all is indeed within our reach, and with this conviction, authors Karl Mehta and Carol Realini propose a vision for a better world and a blueprint to get there. www.carolrealini.comKopo Kopo realized that the emerging system used by the mobile credit card payments system Square could be the template ... First, the merchant downloads the free Square Register app through either the iTunes App Store or Google Play.
|Title||:||Financial Inclusion at the Bottom of the Pyramid|
|Author||:||Carol Realini, Karl Mehta|
|Publisher||:||FriesenPress - 2015-07-15|