Articles by James Schintz
NexThought Monday – 12/8/14: Safaricom, share your M-PESA data!: Why we need data philanthropy in Kenya
With 15 million users and 2 million transaction per day, Safaricom has achieved historic success with its M-PESA mobile money product in Kenya. It has also compiled a historic amount of data, and the granularity is electrifying. This data would be a treasure trove to financial inclusion actors, says James Schintz of MIX, in an impassioned plea for Safaricom to engage in "data philanthropy."