GCB now has its own mobile money platform called G-Money

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Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) has finally launched the electronic money platform we reported late last month. This new mobile money platform is called G-Money. The service is scheduled to go live...
Western Union moves money into AirtelTigo Money wallets for Ghanaians

Western Union moves money into AirtelTigo Money wallets for Ghanaians

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Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, has collaborated with AirtelTigo Money (ATM) to enable Ghanaians to receive international money transfers through Western Union directly into AirtelTigo...
A decade of MTN Mobile Money: Innovation that transformed the payments ecosystem

10 years of MTN Mobile Money: Innovation that transformed the payments ecosystem

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A little under a decade ago, in 2010, Ghanaians were thrilled when a well-scripted commercial in which an elderly rural dwelling woman excitedly exclaiming "mensa aka oo, mensa aka!"; Twi words...
Ghana Commercial Bank can now issue “electronic money”

Ghana Commercial Bank can now issue “electronic money” as BoG gives approval

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Ghana Commercial Bank has now been given the green light by the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to issue electronic money. This is a transaction that is similar to the widely-known mobile...
apps to send and receive money

5 apps to send and receive money across all networks in Ghana

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The Fintech industry in Ghana is always striving to make payment and money transfer easier. I’ve compiled 5 apps that makes bills payment, sending and receiving of cash in Ghana convenient, much...
Five factors to impact fintech cybersecurity

Fintech threat predictions for 2020

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See Fintech threat predictions for 2020: 1. Fintech is under attack: Mobile investment applications are becoming more popular nowadays. Cybercriminals will target this trend in 2020 and not all these apps have...
Standard Chartered Bank launches a complete digital banking app for mobile — SC mobile app

Standard Chartered Bank launches a complete digital banking mobile app — SC mobile app

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Ghana’s chapter of the Standard Chartered Bank has officially launched a complete digital banking for mobile by introducing their mobile app — Standard Chartered Mobile. This is a step in fulfilling...
GCB G-Money wallet

GCB G-Money mobile wallet to be launched on Jan 30

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The GCB G-Money mobile wallet announced last year is officially going to see the light by the end of this month. The new financial service from the Ghana Commercial Bank is...
Ghanaian fintech and mobile money operators to obtain a license before June 2020

Ghanaian fintech and mobile money operators to obtain a license before June 2020

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From now, Ghanaian fintech startups, as well as mobile money operators, would need to go and acquire an operational license. The license is to be obtained from the Bank of Ghana. This...
OPay ready to expand into Ghana

Opera’s OPay ready to expand into Ghana

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OPay is one of the fastest-growing companies in Nigeria, which provides consumers with a wide range of services including mobile payments and transfers, ridesharing and food delivery. This child company of...
AlexPay

AlexPay: This Fintech app allows you to do more than sending and receiving money

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The main function of all Fintech apps is to facilitate the movement of money via digital platforms; thus, sending and receiving money. If you have used any fintech app, you would...
Korba universal shortcode

Korba has introduced a universal shortcode for all networks in Ghana

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Telecom subscribers in Ghana can now access their USSD services via a universal shortcode. This universal shortcode has been launched by Korba, a Ghanaian fintech startup that is run by Halges...
Ghana to have Universal QR Code payment system

Ghana to have a “Universal QR Code” payment system in December

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From December this year, Ghana will have a “Universal QR Code” system, according to the government. This system is going to be a way of making payments electronically in the country. Vice President...
Fintech JUMO hits 15 million customers in Africa and Asia

Fintech JUMO hits 15 million customers in Africa and Asia

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JUMO, a fintech organisation operating in Africa and Asia has reached a milestone of 15 million users. This fintech company basically provides next-generation financial services for entrepreneurs in emerging markets. It has...
GTBank Best Digital Bank of the year

These are the initiatives that made GTBank Best Digital Bank of the Year

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The International Center for Strategic Alliances (ICSA) has given GTBank “Best Digital Bank of the Year” award for the bank using financial tech innovations to provide its customers smooth and easy...
Bsystems to provide business solutions at Kotoka Airport T3

Tech solutions provider Bsystems joins Ecobank to provide business solutions for travellers at Kotoka...

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Bsystems Limited, a Ghanaian leading global provider of technology solutions, has launched a new digital business solutions centre at the Kotoko International Airport (KIA) in Accra. The new digital business solutions...
Appruve joins 2019 Fbstart Accelerator

Ghanaian startup Appruve joins the 2019 FbStart Accelerator in Nigeria

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Facebook’s accelerator programme in Nigeria popularly known as the FbStart Accelerator has announced the startups partaking the programme for 2019. Among the FbStart Accelerator’s class of 2019 is Ghana’s own Appruve. Appruve...
bloom impact

Bloom Impact: The secret to accessing finance for your small business

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If you own or run a small business in Ghana, you would know that having access to funds is like walking in the desert and expecting to find water. Your business...
Digital payments in Ghana

Digital payments in Ghana – Making life easier?

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The world is gradually experiencing a shift on how it operates. With the increased use of technology and internet connectivity, most people now opt for immediate, fast and convenient ways of...
What are SMS Payments

What are SMS Payments?

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The SMS or Short Message Service has become an integrated part of our everyday life. Several businesses have exploited the SMS to make our life easier and among them are SMS/phone...