30 Jan '14, 7pm

10 Financial Innovations That Are Changing The World More Than Bitcoin

10 Financial Innovations That Are Changing The World More Than Bitcoin

REUTERS/Antony Njuguna A Kenyan farmer sends a text message to enquire about the latest maize prices from her maize fields in Thigio 35km (22 miles) from the capital Nairobi June 23, 2005. Mobile phones have become the most essential work item for Kenya's small businesses. When you talk about the future of payment technology these days, the conversation quite often now turns to Bitcoin. It was literally the first question asked this morning of Visa brass during the firm's earnings call (CEO Charlie Scharf said they're monitoring it but remain unfazed). But despite its run-up in value and the coincidentally increasing number of retailers accepting it, Bitcoin is still not playing an enormous role in people's daily lives. The same cannot be said of the following 10 companies and products, which are already transforming how everyone from average Joes and Janes, to small busin...

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