2014 August

By: Benscha
Posted: Monday, April 18, 2016 - 17:00

The idea of using a durable light-weight substance as evidence of a promise to pay a bearer on demand originated in China during the Han Dynasty in 118 BC, and was made of leather.

By: Benscha
Posted: Monday, April 18, 2016 - 17:02

For many developing countries, agriculture plays a major role in the economy with numerous cash transactions taking place throughout the farm-to-fork agriculture value chain. This paper proposes a three-step approach for replacing the cash payments made by large buyers (e.g. lead firms, cooperatives) to smallholder farmers with digital payments.

Begin accepting digital payments in 5 easy steps