Mastercard unveils Mastercard Track, a global trade platform for businesses

Mastercard has partnered with Microsoft to introduce Mastercard Track, a  global trade platform that will simplify and enhance how companies around the world do business with each other. While parts of the B2B process have been digitized, large and costly gaps still remain – an estimated $500 billion in annual administrative costs and rising. These costs are added to the inefficiency […]

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Guest Post: How Mobile Technology has changed how companies do business.

By Brenda Kimuyu, Guest Contributor Mobile technology has become very popular around the world in recent years. According to Statista, a leading statistics company on the Internet, the number of smartphone users is forecast to grow from 1.5 billion in 2014 to around 2.5 billion in 2019, with smartphone penetration rates increasing as well. Just over […]

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Businesses in Africa worried about market volatility and political risks

Businesses operating in Africa increasingly worry about the unpredictable business environment where markets are volatile and political perils are on the rise. This is according to the key findings of the 6th annual Allianz Risk Barometer analyzing corporate risks globally, as well as by region, country, industry, and size of business. Other growing concerns for […]

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Guest Post: There’s no business too small to benefit from data analytics

Start-ups: Don’t drown in data Let’s set a quick scenario. Kevin is an entrepreneur who owns a kiosk selling locally brewed beers. Kevin keeps a log book of all his sales so that he always knows how much profit, or loss, he is making. That’s good recording of business data – but it could (and […]

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