The Mobile Banking market is expanding rapidly, but are we seeing the right kind of growth?

Fresh Insights

Use of appropriate technology can go a long way in curtailing mal-governance practices at the BOP

Electronic G2P

The classic producers-consumers-enablers ‘trap’ in BOP markets may be unlocked with innovative business models

BOP Value Creation

Delivering the keynote speech on Financial Inclusion at Digital World, Bangladesh Government’s flagship annual event

Thought Leadership

An exceptionally talented local team, supplemented by a network of global experts, drive our value proposition

pi Strategy Difference

IDEAS

Mobile Financial Services: Consumer Insights Study

Bangladesh began its Mobile Financial Services (MFS) journey in 2011. The primary goal of MFS is financial inclusion - reaching the unbanked population with appropriate financial services. As of end of December 2013 there are more than 13.2 million registered users being served by nearly 182,000 agents transacting around TK66 Billion per month. Over-the-Counter (OTC) transactions constitute nearly 90% of the market. People are not opening and using mobile wallets by the masses just yet. Moreover, a significant number of those who are using MFS today cannot be categorized as “base of the pyramid” consumers.

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THOUGHT   LEADERSHIP

DU Symposium, Dhaka, Bangladesh: The Dhaka University organized an event titled “Campus IT Fest” where Grameen-Intel co-hosted a session on “Youth, Technology, and Social Issues”. pi Strategy Consulting was invited to speak on the panel to share its thoughts on the importance of critical thinking and innovation in solving some of the pressing challenges the nation faces today.

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CAPABILITIES

pi Strategy Consulting connects leading edge management practices with development priorities through innovative design thinking principles. The Firm’s 3.14 approach encapsulates its value proposition across three vectors: capabilities, focus area, and service offerings.