InVenture releases new mobile application InSight for small businesses worldwide

Peer-to-peer micro-investment platform InVenture is proud to announce today, “InSight”, a short messaging service (SMS) application for use by InVenture (inventure.org) to track financial and social metrics of its micro-entrepreneur partners. Data captured by InSight will link individual micro-entrepreneur to systems for tracking and analyzing financial performance, and give online supporters valuable information for measuring the … Continue reading “InVenture releases new mobile application InSight for small businesses worldwide”

Milaap and ONergy partnership brings solar lights to rural households in West Bengal, India

 Online microlending social enterprise, Milaap.org will be teaming up with renewable energy venture ONergy to launch an innovative microfinance project. Beginning from 10 November 2011, the two organisations will be working together to bring solar lights to more than 1500 rural households in west Bengal, India during its first year of partnership. The project will kickstart in South 24 … Continue reading “Milaap and ONergy partnership brings solar lights to rural households in West Bengal, India”

Government of India – E-Payment Gateway to be launched in 2012

The Controller General of Accounts is launching a full-fledged electronic delivery of payment services through the Internet in 2012. To enable this, a Government e-Payment Gateway is envisaged as a critical infrastructural component to ensure that such transactions occur without any hitches and in total security over electronic networks. E-Payment Gateway – Govt of India … Continue reading “Government of India – E-Payment Gateway to be launched in 2012”

Nokia launches Mobile Money services for India

Nokia and Union bank have announced the launch of their Mobile Money Services in India. You can now transfer money, pay bills, recharge your balance and shop from your mobile phone without the need for a bank account. Nokia Mobile Money India The services are delivered by Nokia through partnerships with banks including Union Bank … Continue reading “Nokia launches Mobile Money services for India”

Government to Person payment sector in India : An Overview

CGAP has released a note on the G2P Payments Sector in India. The note is authored by Paul Breloff and Sarah Rotman.This note is a summary based on the visit and the meetings held with various stakeholders by the authors during their visit to India. Download it a the link below : Overview of Government … Continue reading “Government to Person payment sector in India : An Overview”

Sub-K – Basix’s new mobile banking service

In the below video Vijay Mahajan, Chairman of Basix, welcomes a new customer to Sub-K a new service started by Basix for it’s clients. Sub-K in hindi means “for everybody” and it enables people to carry out micro transactions. The service enables a customer to get seamless access to micro-savings, remittances and government payments. Sub-K … Continue reading “Sub-K – Basix’s new mobile banking service”

Women & Innovation for Mobile Award : Get funding grant of Rs 44 Lakhs!

The Vodafone Foundation in association with the Digital Empowerment Foundation has announced the Women & Innovation for Mobile (WIN) Award. The ‘Win’ Awards seeks to identify innovative mobile solutions which meet the diverse needs of women under the following categories: Education Healthcare & Family Economic Empowerment & Entrepreneurship The three winning solutions will qualify for a … Continue reading “Women & Innovation for Mobile Award : Get funding grant of Rs 44 Lakhs!”