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Thought Leadership
    Fundamo CEO Hannes van Rensburg makes GTB Power 100 list, second year running.
    Hannes speaks to Dr. Amy Vanderbilt of Vanderbilt consulting
    Fundamo CEO Hannes van Rensburg, makes 2010 Global Telecoms Business Power 100 list
    Mobile Money Exchange Ask the Expert: Hannes Van Rensburg
    Raising the Stakes For Mobile Financial Services: Hannes Van Rensburg
    Banks in Africa: Hannes Van Rensburg

September 2011
    Visa Seeks Growth In Developing Regions Through Fundamo
    Visa, Mastercard to dominate mobile money?
    Central Bank of Nigeria issues mobile money operating licenses to affiliate of Fortis Microfinance Bank, 10 other companies

August 2011
    Fundamo partners Fortis Money Mobile
    Fortis deploys Fundamo platform for mobile money service
    Fortis MFB goes with Fundamo – Abuja, Nigeria
    Fundamo powers Fortis mobile money roll-out
    Mobile money banking gets approval in Nigeria
    New alliances in mobile money as pressure builds to win deals from the banked and the unbanked
    Virtual wallet for all
    Mobile payment services the unbanked
    M&A activity of S1 and Fundamo raises question on joint mobile banking offering
    bKash teams up with Fundamo on mobile money
    bKash teams up with Fundamo on mobile banking
    bKash teams up with Fundamo on mobile banking
    bKash teams up with Fundamo on mobile banking

July 2011
    Mobile-enabled microfinance services network launched

June 2011
    Visa Aquires Fundamo.

February 2011
    Will Your Wallet Soon Become a Historic Relic?

January 2011
    South Africa Silicon Cape
    The telefonica mobile money announcements are confusing

November 2010
    Banks set to wrestle market from African mobile financial Ops
    Mobile banking in Africa: Meeting the market´s demands
    Reg Swart, Fundamo on M-money services in Africa

October 2010
    What can go wrong with mobile banking deployments
    Telenor Easypaisa transaction crosses Rs 10bn in a year

September 2010
    The need to feed the agents of mobile wallets
    Utilising competitive forces in regulating for mobile banking
    Aletha Ling, Fundamo COO makes top 20 African women in FST
    Key players to trigger the mobile banking revolution
    Mondato Interviews with Three Industry Experts about the Future of MVT

August 2010
    Compass Newspaper 25 million Nigerians have cellphones, no bank accounts
    IT Web M-banking empowers the unbanked

July 2010
    Business Daily MFIs tap technology as the bridge to reach unbanked millions

June 2010
    Gadget: One million MobileMoney subscribers for MTN Uganda
    IT Web: MTN Uganda service takes off
    IT Insight Middle East: MTN Uganda Approaches One Million MobileMoney Subscribers
    Light Reading Mobile: MTN Uganda Makes MobileMoney a Hit
    Mobile Entertainment: MTN Uganda approaches 1m MobileMoney subs
    TMC Net: MTN Uganda touches the 1 million mark for MobileMoney Subscription
    IT Web Business: Batelco eyes North African market
    African Business Review: Providing a mobile financial platform
    Mobile World Live 2010 Mobile Money Summit Keynote: Richard Mwami, MTN Uganda / Aletha Ling, Fundamo

May 2010
    GoMo News - MTN Uganda talks Mobile Money: mobile transfer is just the beginning
    MTN Eyes Top Spot - Stafford Thomas, Financial Mail
    MMS 2010: MTN Uganda nears 1M MobileMoney subscribers - Mobile Business Briefing
    2010 Mobile Money Summit – Day 1: Mobile Money for the Unbanked Working Group - Mobile Money for the Unbanked Blog
    MTN Uganda set for 75 p.c rise in money transfer subscribers - Business Daily Africa
    MTN Uganda sees explosive growth in mobile money - Engineering News
    MTN Uganda: MobileMoney proves popular - Jennifer Denby, African Business Review
    Fundamo m-payments service available with MTN operator - Ecommerce Journal
    A Beginner´s Guide to Mobile Money - Ciara Byrne Blog
    Microcapital Brief: Pakistani Mobile Banking Platform, MCB Mobile, Reaches 60k Customers Served and Potential Gateway to Microfinance Banking - MicroCapital.org, Matt Castner

March 2010
    Bnet TV - Fundamo.
    Financial Technology - Fundamo Partners YellowPepper to Launch MTT in Latin America.
    IBS Intelligence - Bank Andara chooses system to underpin shared offering for Indonesian MFIs.
    The Paypers - Accenture reveals mobile financial transaction software.
    TMCNet - YellowPepper Supported 47 Million Financial Transactions Through Mobile In 2009.
    BankTech - Accenture Launches Mobile Payment Platform (Also appeared in TelecomPaper).
    Banking Business Review - Accenture Releases New Mobile Money Management Solution.
    Security Industries News - Accenture Unveils Mobile Financial Transaction Software.
    TelecomPaper - Accenture launches mobile financial transaction software.
    Finance Tech - Accenture Launches Mobile Payment Platform.

February 2010
    ATM Marketplace - Fundamo, mChek certified in Western Union Mobile Vendor program.
    The Sydney Morning Herald - Mobile phones become pocket banks in poor countries.
    TMCNet - YellowPepper, Fundamo Together Bring YellowPepper Money Service to Latin America.
    AFP - Mobile phones become pocket banks in poor countries.
    Telecom Tiger - Fundamo gets Western Union certification.
    Connect World Business - Fundamo Now Certified In Western Union Mobile Vendor Program.
    SmartCards Trends - Fundamo Now Certified in Western Union Mobile Vendor Program.
    Banking Times - MCB reaches mobile banking milestone.
    Mobile Money Africa - YellowPepper teams up with Fundamo on mobile money service.
    Mobile-Financial - YellowPepper and Fundamo Partner to Launch Mobile Banking and Money Transfer Services in Latin America.
    Earth Times - MTN Middle-East and North Africa Selects Gemalto´s SIM Security Solution to Launch Mobile Financial Services in Five Countries.
    Telecoms.com - 2020 Vision: The decade ahead (Also appeared in MCI print version).

November 2009
    Mobile Europe - Operators missing out on mobile banking.
    The Sydney Morning Herald - The future of mobile money.
    Telecom TV - NewsDesk: Makin´ Money from Mobile.
    Reuters TV - The future of mobile money.
    Total Telecom - Banks hold key to mobile financial services in developed markets - Fundamo.
    This is Africa - Banking on mobile innovation.

October 2009
    Banking Business Review - Fundamo, Clickatell Collaborate To Deliver Mobile Banking Solutions.
    IT News Africa - Fundamo, Clickatell Collaborate To Deliver Mobile Banking Solutions.
    Computer Business Review - Fundamo, Clickatell Collaborate To Deliver Mobile Banking Solutions.
    4G Wireless Evolution TMC Net - Fundamo, Clickatell Collaborate To Deliver Mobile Banking Solutions.
    Mobile Wire - Clickatell and Fundamo to offer SMS Banking.
    Finextra - Clickatell and Fundamo Team on Mobile Banking Offering.
    Telecom Paper - Fundamo, Clickatell Strike M-Banking Partnership Deal.
    IBSJ Technology for MicroFinance Supplement – October 2009 (Analysis: Mobile Microfinance - Mobile money for the unbanked.
    Total Telecom - Fundamo Shortlisted for World Communications Award 2009.

June 2009
    Guardian - Mobile money arrives, with or without banks.
    Guardian – Mobile money seen as chance for world´s poorest.
    Forbes.com - Mobile money arrives, with or without banks.
    Forbes.com – Mobile money seen as chance for world´s poorest.
    IT Pro – Mobile banking could help world´s poor.
    Mobile Money Summit – Fundamo: "Regulation is not an island."
    Reuters - Mobile money arrives, with or without banks.
    Reuters - Mobile money seen as chance for world´s poorest.

March 2009
    AFP Online - Phone banking service launched in Africa, Mideast.
    Alacra Pulse - South African MTN Moves Further Into Phone Banking.
    allafrica.com - MTN in $9.7 Million-Banking Software Deal With Fundamo.
    Associated Press - South African MTN moves further into phone banking.
    BBC News - Deals drive mobile money services.
    Business 24 7 - MTN to launch banking service on mobiles.
    Comm. Online - MTN launches largest global roll-out of mobile banking.
    CNBC Online - South African MTN moves further into phone banking.
    Daily Nation - S.Africa´s MTN launches money transfer service.
    Digital Journal - South African Company MTN Launches Phone Banking Service.
    Ecommerce Journal - Fundamo m-payments service available with MTN operator.
    Forbes.com - South African MTN moves further into phone banking.
    Financial Times - Africa Telecoms Sector Set for Consolidation
    Financial Times - Mobile banking heads for new frontiers.
    intomobile - MTN goes with Fundamo for mobile wallet rollout.
    ITWeb - Millions of mobile wallets to come.
    Mobile Marketing - MTN Rolls Out Fundamo´s Mobile Wallet in Africa.
    Mpelembe Network online - South African mobile phone operator MTN launches money transfer service.
    Reuters - S.Africa´s MTN launches money transfer service.
    Sydney Morning Herald - Phone banking service launched in Africa, Mideast.
    Telecom Tiger - Fundamo bags $ 9.7 mn MTN order for mobile wallet services across Africa and Middle-East.
    Textually.org - Phone banking service launched in Africa, Mideast.
    Total Telecom - MTN to launch mobile banking services in 21 countries.

February 2009
    Comm. Online – Paying the piper.
    CNN Video – Mobile phone banking
    Mobile Communications International – Making mobile pay.
    Mobile Europe – Banking on mobile payment.

January 2009
    Total Telecom - Mobile financial services: the whole picture.

December 2008
    Gomo News - Mobile Banking Interview with Hannes van Rensburg, CEO Fundamo.

November 2008
    Bnettv.com - Fundamo - Hannes Van Rensburg.
    Telecom TV - Mobile Asia Congress 2008: Hannes van Rensburg, CEO, Fundamo.

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