5 International Remittance Trends for 2018
By Clemens
Every day, $4.8 trillion is transferred in the form of transactions on foreign exchange markets. A large proportion of that figure is international remittance. Remittances are transfers of money or equivalents by a foreign or migrant worker to an individual, friend or family member in their own home country. According to the World Bank, remittances will grow to $616 billion...
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How Haitian Migrants Living Abroad Are The Key To Bright Future For The Island
By Clemens
In 2010, the beautiful island of Haiti suffered a devastating earthquake, leaving roughly 220,000 and 300,000 people dead. This has been closely followed by a cholera outbreak and in 2016, Storm Matthew hit the island leaving flooding, damage to infrastructure and widespread illness. Although the country received $13.5 billion in aid following the earthquake, some people in Haiti continue to...
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Come meet Reloadly at Emerge Americas
By Michel
eMERGE AMERICAS IS THE PREMIER TECHNOLOGY EVENT CONNECTING LATIN AMERICA, NORTH AMERICA & EUROPE. April 23-24 2018 For the past 5 year, eMerge Americas has been the leading tech conference for Latin American entrepreneurs and tech startups coming from all over the world. Every year, over 100 startups are chosen to demo and talk to investors. Fortunately for us, this...
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Why An Increasing Amount Of Migrants Prefer To Send Airtime Online Instead of Money
By Clemens
According to the UN, the amount of money migrants send to their families in back home in developing countries has risen by 51 per cent over the past decade. Remittance also comprises up to a third of GDP in some countries. With remittance on the rise, migrants are increasingly looking for new ways to support their families back home. A...
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What Do Migrants Miss Most About Haitian Culture When They Move Abroad?
By Clemens
Every year, thousands of Haitians leave behind their beautiful country and their families to move abroad in search of a better future. Today, there are approximately two million Haitians living abroad and they send over $2 billion USD per year in remittance back home to support their loved ones. According to data provided by the World Bank, this remittance, plus...
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Communication In Cuba: How To Stay In Touch With Cuban Families And Friends
By Clemens
Anyone who has ever tried to get in touch with their friends and families living in Cuba while living abroad will know: communication in Cuba can be quite a challenge. It’s not just the time difference that can make things difficult, it’s also that internet and telecommunication services are fairly high cost and low quality, with free WiFi spaces hard...
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8 Great But Strange Facts About Cuba
By Clemens
Cuba is a country that has incredible culture, beautiful natural sights and fascinating traditions. Perhaps it’s one of the perks of being an island, but the country is truly unique in its richness of beauty. So unique in fact, that there are many strange facts about Cuba that even locals might not be aware of. (more…)
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Reloadly App Is Live: Send Airtime To Your Family & Friends In No Time
By Clemens
Reloadly launches a new app that allows users to recharge mobile phone credit for anyone, anywhere and for any mobile operator instantly. Monday, January 29, 2018 - Today, Reloadly officially released their brand-new mobile top up app on App Store and Google Playstore. Reloadly enables users to send mobile recharge to anyone and anywhere in seconds, connecting over 4.5 billion...
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5 mistakes to avoid when building your startup
By Michel
There are lots of things to consider, before getting evolved with a startup idea. The idea is very much important, but so are some other factors that come into play like validating your idea and properly structuring the company for investment and acquisitions. I've learned this the hard way through my experience dealing in my first startup, and these mistakes...
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Work on the things you love
By Michel
“You’ve got to find what you love . . . Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep...
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