No one owns it: Leaf’s case for blockchain technology and fair competition to drive remittance prices down

Leaf enables users to digitally store savings, receive money from abroad, and manage from a mobile device using blockchain technology. They are the first to make such an application that can be accessed from a USSD platform, as well as a smartphone. We spoke with co-founder and CTO of Leaf, Tori Samples, today who has…


Money Transfer & Payments Companies BC and AC: Interview with Luis Cambronero

If one thing is sure, this pandemic will change how we address our issues, personally and professionally. This week we spoke to Luis Cambronero, co-founder of TransferZero. We wanted to analyze with him the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on cross-border payments companies. Our main question is: What are the challenges and opportunities money transfer…


Remittance Community Task Force: Facing the Challenges of COVID-19

The March 19 announcement by the United Nations Secretary General, Mr. Antonio Guterres, has called for global solidarity in response to the coronavirus crisis. In response to this dire scenario, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), through its Financing Facility for Remittances (FFR) is convening the Remittance Community Task Force to address the challenges…