Booming Financial Sector Needs African Solutions

A decade ago, Africa’s financial services landscape was virtually dormant. But the rise of the middle class has generated staggering growth in the sector. According to the World Economic Forum, financial services are considered one of the continent’s biggest economic…

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30% in additional cash accounted for through use of tech

Financial institutions are experiencing an increase of 30% on average in accountable cash when collecting in-field payments for funeral cover using EasiPol. Millions of unbanked South Africans make monthly cash payments to maintain their funeral policy. And when using paper-based…

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RubiBlue at Seamless 2017

Businesses in today’s omni-channel world are discovering that getting the seamless customer experience right is no longer a nice-to-achieve luxury. It is the expectation of tech-savvy, connected, informed customers – and FinTech is taking the lead and changing the way…

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5 Stress-less ways you can take 2017 in your stride

As we all return well rested from our holidays, Chris Ogden, MD of RubiBlue, has these top tips on how to keep 2017 a little less stressful. You face daily challenges as an entrepreneur, particularly if you’re doing it alone….

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Why target lower LSMs? They offer potential for growth

As businesses go through peaks and troughs, and industries experience highs and lows, or businesses simply look for growth, entrepreneurs tend to look for vertical markets for existing products or services. But where to look? An area of particular interest…

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100 000 new policies handled by RubiBlue a month

Signing on average 20 new contracts per month with insurance providers and funeral homes across southern Africa, RubiBlue is experiencing rapid growth through its EasiPol product alone. “The finance sector is closing in on fraudulent activity, and consumers want peace…

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R3.7 billion in policy payments handled by EasiPol annually

Funeral insurance is the most prevalent form of insurance in South Africa with just less than 90% of all risk cover being attributed to this form of insurance, more than a quarter of which is informal. And this is reflected…

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Decoding the buzzword that’s known to you as ‘Big Data’

In short, Big Data is the collection and secure storage of many various transactions types, from a range of sources, that are pooled collectively to help inform businesses and decision makers. Through using statistical data and knowledge it enables you…

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How To Avoid Funeral Rip-offs

The death of a loved one is difficult time, and while you expect the funeral home to be a helping, professional hand to guide you through this some of these companies are the direct opposite of that. Stories have emerged…

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8 Considerations to make when choosing your payment partner

It is estimated that 67% of the adult population in South Africa is unbanked, and that 37% live in rural areas. When it comes to the security of payments, working to eliminate fraud in this environment is of upmost importance…

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