The real-time payments market is on the rise, with FinTech Futures projecting a staggering 32% increase to nearly $87 billion by 2028. In the latest episode of Forward Exchanges, Siobhan O’Neill-Schwenk delves into the key trend shaping 2023: “The Revolution in Real-Time Payments.” Joined by industry veterans Robin Gandhi, Nium Chief Product Officer, and Reed … Continued
Sports and athletics have long been leaders in driving fandom, so it should surprise nobody that the shift to Web 3 has encouraged sports leagues such as FIFA, ICC, and the American NBA to lead the way in creating new ways to drive – and monetize – fan engagement. This week’s guests shared with us how the media licensing and sponsorships of old are evolving into collectible NFTs, memberships, personalized experiences, even ownership rights? If one thing is certain, there’s so much more space to play!
World Bank data shows almost 1.7 billion unbanked people globally, mostly in developing nations, are still transacting in cash. We dig into how FinTech solutions like agency banking, mobile money, and even gaming, plus high mobile phone penetration in affected regions worldwide, are playing a critical role in improving financial inclusion in these regions – and what the developing world can learn from it.