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Chat banking is here to stay.

Now there's a seamless authenticator to ensure security.

We are delighted to introduce you to the WIZZIT Authenticator – a unique patented product that any financial service provider can use to enable secure transactions and information to take place through an instant messaging or chat platform.

NOVEMBER 8, 2018 READ MORE...
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Secure chatbots for banking

“I don’t know anyone who likes calling a business. And no one wants to have to install a new app for every business or service that they interact with. We think you should be able to message a business, in the same way you would message a friend. ”

OCTOBER 16, 2018 READ MORE...
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african banks

African banks are poised for major growth. Here’s how.

African banks are poised for major retail growth. As of 2017, there were almost 300 million banked Africans, up from 170 million in 2012. While McKinsey & Company predicts this figure will reach 450 million by 2022, this is only a third of the population.
MARCH 20, 2018 READ MORE...
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digitalisation

Digitalisation and financial empowerment

Financial inclusion is a key enabler of sustainable economic and social development. Initiatives by the United Nations and the World Bank Group continue to drive financial inclusion and it has become a priority for regulators and policymakers worldwide.

FEBRUARY 20, 2018 READ MORE...
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cash is the enemy

Cash is the enemy

For Financial inclusion to be a reality a number of critical factors need to be in place. There is little or no doubt that the benefits of financial inclusion far outweigh the enormous downsides of an unbanked population.
FEBRUARY 15, 2018 READ MORE...
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bulawayo

A cashless solution for Zim's crippling cash-crisis

Thousands of Zimbabweans are celebrating the resignation of Mugabe and renewed hope can be seen everywhere. Unfortunately, the overnight departure of a dictator doesn't extend to the crippling legacy he leaves behind.
DECEMBER 15, 2017 READ MORE...
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October Newsletter 2017 - Virtual Credit Cards

Virtual credit cards will bolster online purchasing innovation for the masses and completely disrupt the market.
OCTOBER 04, 2017 READ MORE...
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Credit card fraud exposes need for secure online alternative

A study released in December 2016 estimated it takes around six seconds to hack a credit or debit card. That means working out the card number, expiry date and security code of any debit or credit in the same time it takes to click ‘complete purchase’.
AUGUST 17, 2017 READ MORE...
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clear mobile connectivity

African banks fail to clear mobile connectivity hurdle

In Africa, banking the unbanked remains a pressing need. Roughly 700-million Africans are financially excluded - denied economic citizenship.
JULY 18, 2017 READ MORE...
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virtual cards offer financial inclusion

Virtual cards offer financial inclusion for online payments in emerging markets

It’s never been simpler to shop online. Flowers, sneakers, food, diplomas – you name it, you can buy it online. Except you can’t, if you don’t have a credit card.
JULY 17, 2017 READ MORE...
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Virtual Card

WIZZIT International Newsletter - July 2017

In 2016, credit card fraud increased by 13% to R374.4m, and debit card fraud by 3.1% for the same period (SABRIC). As online transactions grow in number and popularity, so too do the corresponding risks of gifting a website, retailer or service provider with credit card details. 
JULY 3, 2017 READ MORE...
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profitable banking solutions

Digitisation strategies and innovation in Banks

THIRTEEN YEARS AGO our journey began bringing digitisation to the banking industry. We are now seeing a growing number of bankers taking notice of what is happening in this space and able to witness our clients reaping the benefits of innovating earlier rather than later.
JUNE 23, 2017 READ MORE...
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ussd wont replace apps

Why USSD won’t replace apps for a while (and why banks must offer both)

The complex acronym USSD does nothing to represent its simplicity. It’s the most basic of mobile phone-based service offerings – but its potential to make strides for financial inclusion is significant.
JUNE 11, 2017 READ MORE...
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Virtual Cards

Virtual cards in emerging markets: the new frontier of banking

The banking industry has become a custodian of innovation and groundbreaking solutions for consumers and businesses. The global arena's focus for financial trading has always been on those with top-end earning potential.
JUNE 1, 2017 READ MORE...
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data prices barrier to financial inclusion

Are data prices a barrier to financial inclusion in Africa?

In Africa, banking the unbanked remains a pressing need. Roughly 700 million people in Africa are financially excluded – denied economic citizenship. Discussions on the issue beg the same question, time and again: why aren’t traditional banks offering mobile solutions to potential customers who desperately need it?
MAY 15, 2017 READ MORE...
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Generation Z Is Living Life Mobile, Where Are The Banks?

If banks were waiting for a sign to kick mobile banking innovation into high gear – or indeed commence at all – the latest Think with Google report provides no clearer indication the time is now.
APRIL 21, 2017 READ MORE...
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Bank Windhoek Partners

Gopay & WIZZIT International

Rolls out First Mobile Fuel Payments

Financial Service Provider, Bank Windhoek, has embraced mobile technology to launch the first mobile fuel payment system in Namibia. GoPay, built in collaboration with WIZZIT International, allows Namibians to pay for fuel on the go, without having to use cards or cash.
APRIL 11, 2017 READ MORE...
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First Newsletter of 2017

The Digital Disruption

Welcome to the first edition of the WIZZIT International Newsletter in 2017. This year, we hope to play a part in positively impacting your financial strategies and objectives.
APRIL 5, 2017 READ MORE...
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mobile banking revolution

The Mobile Banking Infographic

MARCH 30, 2017 READ MORE...
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digital disruptors
In the lurid space where financial and digital innovation intersect, disruptors are booming. They’ll continue to cause upheaval in 2017 and make their mark in a landscape that’s becoming progressively challenging to navigate. Here’s my prediction of the movers and makers to watch in 2017:
MARCH 30, 2017 READ MORE...

 

 

 

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