Mobile Money Payments In Africa

Mobile money payments have transformed how people transact in Africa, especially in rural areas with limited access to traditional banking services. In this article, we’ll delve deeper into the concept of mobile money payments, the top mobile money services available in the region, how it drives financial inclusion in Africa, and how businesses can benefit […]

Expanding Horizons: AZA Finance New Payout Corridors

In the rapidly evolving landscape of global finance, AZA Finance continues to push the boundaries with its innovative solutions. Recently, we announced the continued diversification of our global offering by expanding into new corridors in key strategic frontier markets. Our expansion includes the introduction of new payout corridors across Africa and Brazil, enabling businesses to […]

Safeguard Your Payments: Five Crucial Factors For Ensuring Safe Transactions With Your Cross-Border Payment Provider

Cross-border payments have become increasingly common in today’s globalized economy. Whether you’re running an international business or simply sending money to other business partners overseas, choosing a cross-border payment provider that ensures the safety and security of your transactions is essential. In this article, we’ll discuss the top five factors you should consider when selecting […]

Top Three Major Factors Responsible For The Growth of The Cross-Border Payments Industry

Cross-border payments are currency transactions between people or businesses in different countries. The existing cross-border payment channels are the lifeblood of the globalised economy, facilitating global e-commerce expansion, the rise of complex international supply chains, and remittances sent by migrant workers in billions of dollars each year. Cross-border payments involve the movement of funds between […]

What Are Cross-Border Payments?

Cross-border payments involve the movement of funds between individuals and businesses in separate countries. Remittances, payments, and purchases all require money exchanged across borders, and cross-border transactions make this possible. A recent study by Juniper Research revealed that the global spend on B2B cross-border payments will exceed $40 trillion by the end of 2024, increasing […]

Five Cross-Border Payments Challenges

According to the Bank of England, cross-border payments are financial transactions where the payer and the recipient are based in separate countries. They cover both wholesale and retail payments, including remittances. There are several ways to make cross-border payments, and they include credit card payments, bank transfers, mobile payments and e-money wallets. While the cross-border […]

How To Expand Into Frontier Markets: Africa

Africa is the second largest continent (after Asia), covering about one-fifth of the total land surface of the earth, with over 1.2 billion in population, and is projected to reach 1.7 billion by 2030. According to Brookings, Africa’s fast-growing population and markets present important opportunities for business in an environment of slowing global growth. At […]

Payment Methods In West Africa: Ghana

West Africa (or Western Africa) is the westernmost region of Africa. The United Nations defines Western Africa as the 16 countries of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, as well as Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom […]

How AZA Finance is Helping Businesses in Ivory Coast Expand into Frontier Markets

Ivory Coast, also known as Côte d’Ivoire, officially the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, is a country on the southern coast of West Africa. Its capital is Yamoussoukro, in the center of the country, and its largest city and economic center is the port city of Abidjan. While there are around 78 different languages spoken in […]

What You Should Know About Mass Payouts

From making regular bulk payments to compensating employees and workers around the globe, mass payout is a payment system that can help you manage your company’s cash flow, make regular payments, reduce your tax burden, and lower your monthly expenses. In order to enjoy the full benefits of mass payments, businesses must ensure that they […]

AZA Finance Is Proud To Be SOC II (Type 1 and 2) Certified!

AZA Finance Is Proud To Be SOC II (Type 1 And 2) Certified!

What is SOC II – Type 1 & 2, and what does this mean for cross-border payment providers? SOC II (Service Organization Control II) is a set of minimum compliance standards established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) for service organisations to try and ensure the security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality, and […]

Five Ways Manufacturing Companies Can Reduce FX Risk In International Payments

Foreign exchange (FX) risk is a common challenge for manufacturing companies operating in global markets. Fluctuating currency rates can impact a company’s profitability, cash flow, and financial health. Therefore, manufacturing companies must develop strategies to reduce FX risk in their international payments.  This blog will discuss five ways manufacturing companies can reduce FX risk in […]