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How SA’s Wizzit International is bringing banks to the people (in 13 countries!)

We want to bank the unbanked of the world. There’s nothing small about our thinking!

Brian Richardson, Wizzit International

More than three-billion people don’t have access to financial services.

Brian Richardson, Wizzit International

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Wizzit International Co-Founder Brian Richardson for his weekly “ShapeShifter” feature.

Wizzit International is a mobile banking solution provider promoting financial inclusion.

Based in Johannesburg; Wizzit operates in 13 countries (across Africa, Eastern Europe, North America and Central America).

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).

14 years ago the banks told me there is no way anybody will ever bank on their mobile phones.

Brian Richardson, Wizzit International

We’re integration specialists; we’ll integrate with anything.

Brian Richardson, Wizzit International

We enable banks to retain their relevance.

Brian Richardson, Wizzit International

Eastern Europe has high cellphone penetration and lots of unbanked people.

Brian Richardson, Wizzit International

Branches, as we know it, are dying.

Brian Richardson, Wizzit International

Banks need to integrate into any payment channel consumers want to use.

Brian Richardson, Wizzit International

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