Tagged: pakistan

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

China to Combine CBRC and CIRC According to a State Council reform plan that was presented for deliberation during the National People’s Congress on March 13, China will abolish China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) & the China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC). Instead, it will establish… Read More

Ant Financial Enters Into New Strategic Partnership With Telenor Group to Deliver Financial Services in Pakistan

Telenor Group announced on Tuesday it has reached a strategic partnership agreement with Ant Financial Services Group (Ant Financial) in Pakistan, where Ant Financial will invest $184.5 million for a 45% stake in Telenor Microfinance Bank (TMB), a subsidiary of Telenor Group, to further develop… Read More

WorldRemit Makes Global Expansion Look Easy: Partners with Xpress to Offer Pakistanis Instant Remittances

In the last five days WorldRemit announced expansion into Russia, Ethiopia, Uganda and Western and Central Africa. Add Pakistan to the list. WorldRemit is on fire! The digital money transfer service today announced a partnership with global money transfer brand Xpress Money to open up new… Read More

“Let’s Help Fatima End Bonded Labor” Initiative Secures Nearly $2.3M in Less Than a Week on Indiegogo Life

Less than a week after Humans of New York’s Brandon Stanton took to Indiegogo Life with his new project, Let’s Help Fatima End Bonded Labor, the initiative has successfully captured over $2.3 million thanks to 75,000 backers. Sharing details about the campaign, Stanton wrote: “Described as a modern-day… Read More

Humans of New York Returns to Indiegogo Life For End Bonded Labor in Pakistan Project; Secures Over $275,000 in Two Days

Over the weekend,  Brandon Stanton, the face behind the popular photography blog Humans of New York, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo Life to raise $100,000 for his new project, Let’s Help Fatima End Bonded Labor. Sharing details about the campaign, Stanton wrote: “Described as a modern-day Harriett Tubman,… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Loving Vincent (Van Gogh), Espresso Tea & Witness Voice – Partition of India

After the tech-overload of CES International this past week it is kind of nice to get back to the world of crowdfunding.  Sure I love technology but crowdfunding is much more than hardware – as we all know.   We have had a ton of… Read More