Plastic may have toppled cash, but mobile payments are poised for the next takeover.
Three executives from companies immersed in the mobile payment space (PayPal, Eventbrite and iConcessionStand) weigh in on the current and near-term state of mobile commerce.
The Mifos Initiative is using open source software to serve the developing world.
Creating financial software for the developing world is tricky business. Variations between countries — and between the banks within those countries — make proprietary solutions unsustainable without massive investment. The Mifos Initiative has gone a different route: manage an open source project that lets banks customize software to meet their unique microlending needs.