In Colombia, the Tpaga mobile wallet It was created by the founders of Tappsi. From the company, they announced that they had hit 200,000 users in the middle of the economic crisis that caused the pandemic. This was reported by La República on August 13 in an article signed by Juan Amaya.
Amongst other things, This application enables users to pay bills, top up cell phones, and pay at retailers (without contact).
“”The company highlighted the growth in large part due to the acceleration in digital adoption caused by the quarantine where consumers made purchases and transactions were previously made in an analog way now on the mobile phone“wrote Amaya
Andrés Gutiérrez, CEO of Tpaga said:
“These are very difficult times for the country and the business world. However, we believe that this is the best time to focus on innovation and digital transformation. Perhaps we don’t see as many people staying at home at the same time looking for digital means of transactions that used to be done on the street. “
Then he added:
“We still have a long way to go to achieve 100% financial inclusion, especially at the rural level and for informal traders. This game starts so far and we want to lead this effort at the country level. “
It should also be noted that Tpaga was recognized by Fast Company Magazine in the US as one of the top ten most innovative companies in Latin America.
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