July 1, 2020

New GSMA Interoperability Test Platform is Live

Today, the GSMA Inclusive Tech Lab is launching the Interoperability Test Platform, the industry’s first joint test environment combining two key technologies: the GSMA Mobile Money API, a harmonized industry specification for all common mobile money use cases, and Mojaloop, an open… Read More
June 26, 2020

Mojalop Community Meeting: July 20-24

An Update from the Mojaloop Foundation Join the Mojaloop Foundation for the Mojaloop PI-11 OSS Community Meeting Online July 20-24, 2020. Attendees will have the opportunity to catch up on development updates, have the opportunity to contribute to the development roadmap, connect with other players in the ecosystem who are deploying Mojaloop, or… Read More
May 6, 2020

Introducing the Mojaloop Foundation

An Update from the Mojaloop Foundation: Today we launch the next phase in the development of the Mojaloop open source project with the formal introduction of the Mojaloop Foundation. As a global, charitable organization, our mission is to increase financial inclusion by empowering a diverse, global payment ecosystem to create interoperable payment solutions for… Read More
November 12, 2015

Additional 11 GCE Awards Granted

In June, we announced the nine winners of round 15 of our Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE), an initiative to encourage innovation and help incubate early-stage projects in specific fields of interest to the foundation. This was the first time the Financial Services for the Poor team participated in the GCE—and we focused our call to action on encouraging innovative ideas to promote widespread acceptance of mobile money among merchants in developing markets. Read More
June 22, 2015

Challenge Accepted, $100,000 to prove it.

Building a digital economy that benefits everyone takes more than just getting the right technology and infrastructure in place. Economies are about people, first and foremost—and if people don’t actively adopt and use mobile money in their everyday lives, building a digital economy is near impossible. Here at the Bill… Read More
April 24, 2015

Grand Challenges Explorations

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Financial Services for the Poor team is running its second Grand Challenges Exploration (GCE). This $100K grant opportunity seeks the best and brightest ideas to solve major issues across financial access and inclusion, particularly solutions to encourage merchants to engage and transact with mobile… Read More