DANA bolsters monetary inclusion in Indonesia with HERE Applied sciences


Jakarta, Indonesia. 04 August, 2022 – HERE Applied sciences, the placement knowledge and expertise platform, introduced that DANA, considered one of Indonesia’s digital pockets providers, is utilising HERE location providers to bolster inclusive monetary providers within the nation.

Indonesia has the third-largest unbanked inhabitants within the world after China and India, regardless of the pandemic accelerating the acceptance and adoption of digital monetary providers within the nation. To help in financial restoration, the Indonesian authorities has rolled out the Nationwide Technique for Monetary Inclusion (Strategi Nasional Keuangan Inklusi, SNKI), which goals to realize 90% monetary inclusion by 2024.

Residence-grown fintech DANA seeks to supply Indonesians with a reliable digital fee platform the place companies and customers can transact safely and conveniently. To take action, the DANA platform leverages the HERE Geocoder and Reverse Geocoder software programming interfaces (APIs) to succeed in customers – particularly these within the rural areas, providing their customers an enhanced buyer expertise. For retailers on the DANA platform, HERE’s APIs additionally allows them to ship extra environment friendly, tailor-made digital affords to their clients.  

Vince Iswara, co-founder and CEO at DANA Indonesia, says “We’ve at all times dedicated to leveraging our inclusive fintech platform to drive nationwide financial progress. Thus, now we have mixed our one-stop monetary way of life software with the HERE platform to make sure that we’re reaching the overwhelming majority of Indonesia’s unbanked and underbanked inhabitants, and allow the Indonesian society to transact seamlessly.”

The HERE Geocoding API delivers exact geocoordinates of a identified handle, place, locality or administrative space in 100+ nations and territories. Moreover, reverse geocoding capabilities from HERE allow DANA clients to search out the closest handle utilizing both coordinates or choosing a spot on the map software.

Over the previous 4 years, DANA has reached over 110 million customers, with a median of 10 million each day transactions. With the assistance of HERE Applied sciences, the fintech agency is anticipating additional progress and inclusivity on its platform, pushed by a rise in location-based transactions.

Abhijit Sengupta, senior director and head of enterprise for Southeast Asia and India at HERE Applied sciences, says “We’re proud that HERE location providers are supporting DANA in empowering monetary inclusion in Indonesia and setting the inspiration for sustainable financial progress for the nation. Location knowledge is deeply embedded inside our each day actions and with the rising digital ecosystems inside Indonesia and Southeast Asia, there stays to be big alternatives for companies to leverage location intelligence to shut Indonesia’s monetary inclusion hole.”

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