Broadening Financial Inclusion Through Informal Sector Innovation

31 October — By providing the right technology-driven tools and platforms to empower small businesses and traders within the informal sector, we can undoubtedly accelerate and encourage financial inclusion in developing markets across the globe.

November 2017

  1. Nov 10

October 2017

  1. Oct 19

    Fintech innovators reveal four core challenges

    40 African fintechs participated and shared insights into the challenges currently facing them at the inaugural Unconference - an event that gave participants the space to drive the agenda and bring to the fore the realities, challenges, and discussions most significant to them.

August 2017

  1. Aug 28

    Nomanini shortlisted for the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge

    Nomanini has been selected as a Finalist in the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge. Nomanini is one of four finalists (from among 300 organisations) in the Financial Inclusion category and has received a $35,000 award in recognition of our transformative approach to driving economic opportunity in the digital age. The funds will be used to support our mission of increasing financial inclusion via local informal retail merchants, who serve as a daily touch point for over 80% of people in Afr...
  2. Aug 17

July 2017

  1. Jul 10

June 2017

  1. Jun 19

    Vote for Nomanini for Top Fintech in Africa

    Nomanini has once again been nominated to be part of FinTech Africa’s Top 100 FinTech companies in Africa. Read more about the awards and how to vote below.

May 2017

  1. May 08

    Consolidation of the fintech ecosystem in Africa

    Mobile money’ used to be a catch-all phrase, describing everything from consumer wallets to building agent networks, lending, and international remittances. However, African fintech has gradually matured into an industry with specialist roles, and more players in the market every year. This shift has seen more companies take on niche roles. This makes strong partnerships between various parts of the ecosystem crucial for the space’s long-term development.
  2. May 03

    African Fintech Unconference post event report is ready for download

    The African Fintech Unconference post event report is now available for download. It includes a summary of the breakaway sessions, as well as event highlights and pictures.

April 2017

  1. Apr 06

    CTO Dale Humby mentors early stage startups at Google Launchpad Start

    Nomanini CTO Dale Humby, a Google Developer Expert, last week attended Google Launchpad Start to help mentor 20 early-stage startups.
  2. Apr 03

    Nomanini hosts the African Fintech Unconference

    Last month, Nomanini, in partnership with the Bankable Frontiers Associates’ FIBR project, hosted the first annual African Fintech Unconference. Innovators, thought leaders, industry regulators, banks, telcos, and other established players in the emerging fintech sector, gathered in Accra for two days to discuss how fintech players can engage in smarter partnerships in a fast-moving industry that is ripe for consolidation.

March 2017

  1. Mar 20

    Nomanini and FIBR join forces to host the African Fintech Unconference

    Nomanini, together with FIBR, an initiative of the Mastercard Foundation, are hosting the first annual African Fintech Unconference in Accra on March 23rd and 24th, 2017. The African Fintech Unconference brings together fintech innovators, banks, telcos, thought leaders and other established financial players in the dynamic fintech sector, to create awareness among the African fintech ecosystem and enable collaboration for smarter partnerships that drive the next wave of fintech innovatio...

February 2017

  1. Feb 27
  2. Feb 14

January 2017

  1. Jan 05
  2. Jan 03

December 2016

  1. Dec 14

    Nomanini integrates with MFS Africa to increase mobile money footprint

    South Africa-based enterprise payments platform provider, Nomanini, has announced it is integrating with MFS Africa to enable informal merchants to send and receive international remittances. The integration with MFS Africa allows Nomanini merchants to facilitate international remittances, increasing their financial service offering in their communities.
  2. Dec 13

November 2016

  1. Nov 28

    Nomanini rolls out loans system for merchants in Ghana

    South Africa-based enterprise payments platform provider Nomanini has launched a loans system for merchants on its platform, aimed at offering credit to informal retailers previously excluded from financial services. The company’s solutions for merchant transactions and service management platform enable enterprises to efficiently distribute digital goods, while also creating additional income for entrepreneurs in informal markets. Having collected a large dataset on informal merchants acros...
  2. Nov 16

    Contribute to training and equipping 200 informal merchants in Mozambique with our innovative "business-in-a-box"

    Your loan helps our in-country partner expand their business and catalyze financial inclusion for informal merchants in Africa.
  3. Nov 01

October 2016

  1. Oct 13

    What Makes ‘Inclusive Fintech’ Truly Inclusive?

    Starting back in the 1980s with the launch of Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, the concept of inclusive growth has been instrumental in fighting poverty and providing opportunities for marginalised communities to uplift themselves. When it comes to the provision of fintech services, however, which combine advances in digital and mobile technology with financial applications, inclusivity is not a prominent feature. Arguably, the underbanked and unbanked population have the most to gain from the fin...

September 2016

  1. Sep 30
  2. Sep 20

August 2016

  1. Aug 31