8 top tips to find your work Zen

I minimise leftover emails in my outbox. Leftovers mean the pile is queuing up for tomorrow. Instead, I forward any emails I am not directly needed for to the right team member internally. Be healthy. Do what pleases you on…

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Financial services for all, an integrated approach needs to be taken

The World Bank (WB) has set an ambitious goal of securing universal access to formal financial services by 2020. Although 700 million people have signed up for a bank account since 2011, about two billion worldwide remain unbanked. As the…

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Africa: Big Data’s biggest gap

According to RubiBlue, big data and analytics presents many questions and possibilities to the African continent, so why is there still such little reliable and up-to-date data available? Big data and analytics presents many questions and possibilities to the African…

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Artificial intelligence and African finance

Access to financial services in Africa has improved tremendously over the past two decades but the financial sector has remained somewhat of a paradox. While African banks are on average more profitable and operate in less competitive environments, they are…

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How to make your Fintech start-up successful

What you need to do to make it work and accelerate your business growth. Reality check: A start-up of any type can be daunting, challenging, exciting, and fulfilling. You will face no shortage of hurdles but breaking into Fintech can…

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Five million policies handled and managed through easiPol

Five million insurance policies are being handled and managed through leading policy management solution easiPol. Hitting the mark this week, RubiBlue, the business behind the solution has seen the number of providers signing up to use its solution to successfully…

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Fintech success: What does it really mean?

Don’t challenge the traditional banking system With all the regulatory issues and barriers to entry, as a start-up, you won’t create change in a well-established banking system. Collaborate with the banking industry if needed, re-inventing the wheel is in no…

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New firm launches to address emerging market Data Analytics

Innovation house RubiBlue has launched Data Sight. A new company to address the need for emerging market data and its analysis as brands, corporations and start-ups look to enter Africa and connect with the 1.1 billion people on the continent…

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Field Sales in Africa

In recent years, businesses have become increasingly aware of the potential in Africa’s burgeoning consumer market. The continent, now home to more than 1.1 billion people and will account for one-fifth of the world’s population by 2025. More Africans are…

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Innovation: Building Trust In The Financial Sector

The financial crisis of 2008 severely damaged the reputation of the banking sector. Nine years on, consumer surveys consistently find that the financial service industry is one of the least trusted sectors. Restoring that trust is imperative to creating a…

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