financial inclusion

Humaniq To Trial Biometric Blockchain Platform In Ghana

Humaniq To Trial Biometric Blockchain Platform In Ghana

“…next year the platform will be expanded to support additional financial services like insurance, business financing, and even an in-app e-commerce system.” Humaniq will trial its digital banking platform in Ghana starting at the end of this month. A ‘Lite’ version of its flagship app will launch on Android on July 31st, allowing users to…

Ghana Bank, Ingenico Launch Biometric POS Solution

Ghana Bank, Ingenico Launch Biometric POS Solution

Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems Limited (GhIPSS), a Bank of Ghana subsidiary, is bringing biometric banking to the country’s underserved. Together with payments solutions provider Ingenico Group as well as Rural Financial Institutions and Agent Networks, the bank has launched a biometric POS terminal that links individuals’ fingerprints to their bank cards. The organizations…

Border Control & National ID Month: The Primer

Border Control & National ID Month: The Primer

June is Border Control & National ID Month 2016 at FindBiometrics. All month we will be examining the ins-and-outs of biometric citizen registry and identification—its applications, real life deployments, and how it is shaping the global community—as well as the way biometrics are protecting the borders of the nations they are helping to build. To…

Money20/20 Europe: MasterCard and Digital Identity

Money20/20 Europe: MasterCard and Digital Identity

Money20/20 Europe kicked off yesterday in Copenhagen, Denmark, and Mobile ID World was there with our sister site FindBiometrics. In the morning, Anne Cairns, president of International Markets at MasterCard, took the keynote stage to talk about the company’s role in spreading financial inclusion around the world, some of the challenges in the endeavor, and the technologies that…