Publication

Interoperability and Digital Finance: Emerging Guidance for Funders

This technical note helps funders to understand the concept of interoperability, how instant payments systems can advance financial inclusion, and what funders can do to support their development.
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Building Faster Better: A Guide to Inclusive Instant Payment Systems

Interoperability can make digital payments more convenient for customers and encourage competition in financial services. This technical guide is a practical resource for policy makers, providers, and others working toward interoperability in instant payments.
Publication

Eko Grows Agent Network Tenfold Through Open APIs

Eko India has used open APIs to become a platform business, which has enabled it to expand at considerably lower operational cost than its traditional agent business would have.
Infographic

Open APIs in Digital Finance

A growing number of digital financial services providers in emerging markets are deciding to open APIs. Are APIs right for your business? How do you implement an open API initiative? This infographic shares key findings from CGAP's work with providers around the world.
Publication

India's New Approach to Personal Data-Sharing

As more and more people begin to conduct transactions online, questions have emerged about how to provide millions of customers adequate data protection and privacy. India's solution to this challenge is account aggregators (AA).
Slide Deck

How to Engage Third Parties with Your Open APIs

This slide deck describes different third-party segments a provider may want to target with APIs and introduces engagement strategies and activities that may be effective with these segments.
Slide Deck

Technology Building Blocks for an Open API Strategy

This slide deck is designed to help business leaders who are not IT specialists learn how to make informed decisions about the technologies supporting their open APIs.
Video

How Open APIs Fueled the Growth of Eko in India

In this 8-minute video, Eko co-founder Abhinav Sinha describes the role that APIs have played in his money transfer company’s rapid growth and profitability.
Publication

API Pricing for Digital Financial Service Providers: Getting Started

Learn how to devise an API pricing strategy that balances your need to achieve a return on investment with the needs of third parties who are trying to grow their own businesses by leveraging your APIs.