Tag: fintech

Itu fintech center inks agreement with Karandaaz Pakistan for financial inclusion through technological solutions

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PR: Information Technology University (ITU) of the Punjab and Karandaaz Pakistan entered into an agreement to initiate three research projects through the Fintech Center established at ITU. The three specific academic researches undertaken by this FinTech Center will improve the existing knowledge on women’s use of digital financial services and the barriers they face. The research […]…Read More

Fintech to revolutionize Financial sector of Pakistan by mid-2018

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Pakistan’s financial sector by the mid of 2018 will be revolutionized by Fintech. PTA, telecom regulator, speeding up online transactions across all mobile phone networks, in a similar way we make a phone call from one network to another. PTA trying to lift financial inclusions and is planning to award Third Party Service Providers’ licenses […]…Read More

Effective strategic use of fintech needed in banks; Experts

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Shariah-compliant banks have been urged to adopt a strategy to make effective use of financial technology, triggering substantial changes to global financial markets. Ahmed Ali Siddiqui, director of Centre for Excellence in Islamic Finance at IBA, said at a seminar that Islamic finance industry has a share of 13.5% in Pakistan currently with 5 million […]…Read More

FinTech go: can we afford to miss it?

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Financial technology – FinTech is a new buzzword touching customers at all level across economic industry. FinTech companies are bringing in transparent, affordable, and easy to use financial solutions. Generally, they are startups targeting to address the technological needs of corporations who bank on manual systems rather than technology. It refers to the section of […]…Read More

Karandaaz Pakistan signs grant agreements with 4 ‘FinTech Disrupt Challenge’ winners

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article image ISLAMABAD – Jul 19, 2017: One of Pakistan’s top financial technology & inclusion players, Karandaaz Pakistan, has signed grant agreements with four winners of the ‘FinTech Disrupt Challenge’ 2017. Aimed at hunting for extraordinary startup ideas worthy of creating substantial social impact, the second chapter of FDC solicited innovative responses to bottlenecks in Pakistan’s financial […]…Read More