Watch bKash founder Kamal Quadir interview with Ripple Senior Vice President Asheesh Birla who moderates a lively audience Q&A. In the inspiring presentation that preceded this Q&A, Mr. Quadir shared his focus on financial inclusion for the unbanked in Bangaladesh, and how he sought to bring “digital money” to the masses. He also discussed how the bKash app has provided “social uplift” for the people of his country.
The full conversation between Mr. Quadir and Mr. Birla highlights how Ripple’s blockchain financial technology solutions could bring even more value to countries like Bangaladesh in the future.
bKash, one of Bangaladesh’s most popular mobile payment providers, has transformed how citizens conduct their banking.
Today, 36 million customers are part of the company’s “digital economy”—and 90% of them are newly banked because of the revolutionary services the company offers. bKash is a lead market player in Bangladesh and processes 6.7 million payment transactions per day.
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