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An important reality to share is our experience integrating with banks and financial institutions in emerging markets (where we operate), and its hard. A banks transactioning system is often many many years old. Mainframe screens of log files for our analysis of payment messages. We simply...

"Ideas are cheap, execution is everything", said Chris Sacca (an investor in Twitter & Uber) These words are too true in any startup. One has to deliver else the ideas are just vapourware. And we at SmartPesa aim to deliver - on time, and to the...

We are excited to announce our new signed opportunity in Malaysia to work with one of the biggest acquirers, AmBank. Yes, it also happens to be Valentines Day. The team got together for a sharing session and workshop on the project, timelines and objectives of this...

Breaking hot news! RCBC launches CashExpress for Agency Banking. We are now live with full nationwide services for every Filipino to access banking and transactional services over the counter, at any merchant or retail store. Imagine now, just walking up to your pharmacy, convenience store, laundromat, motorbike...

An overdue share on our great success at the DBS Hackathon event! The challenge was to integrate into DBSs new APIs. These are not yet public. As participants, we were to suggest suitable use-cases and levered the APIs to demonstrate MVP. Our solution focused on lending, and...

We really appreciate the exposure! The Phnom Penh Post covered our presentation at the Cambodia Banking Micro-finance Conference & Awards 2016 on financial inclusion, and bringing Agency Banking to the market. Check our our great writeup in a digial version at Press Reader....

Breaking news! We've were invited to present at the "Cambodia Banking Micro-finance Conference & Awards 2016" conference in Phnom Penh, and hosted by IDG. We tied up with our excellent local partner Deam who've been invaluable in assisting us on the ground with introductions, presentations and...

Welcome Real Time is a leader in loyalty systems. Their technology powers the many of the large banks loyalty both inline, and post-transaction with a high degree of complexity: coupons, points and discounts. Of course, our intelligent gateway supports these transactions for a superior merchant...

SmartPesa was invited to participate at DotFinance 2016 in Kenya - a premier banking and technology event focused on Africa. We scheduled our travel from Singapore to reach Nairobi for the 4th and 5th May event, and kept an open day for all the business dealings...

SmartPesa was invited to participate in the "Financial Inclusion and Payment System Security" event in Kathmandu. The opportunity was to open the keynote with a specific focus on mPOS and Agency Banking as a low cost means for financial inclusion - specifically in a country already...