Exclusive: ‘Finding a healthy balance’ – Akash Dowra, Discovery Bank in “The Fintech Magazine”
Sep14

Exclusive: ‘Finding a healthy balance’ – Akash Dowra, Discovery Bank in “The Fintech Magazine”

South Africa’s Discovery Bank took what it had learned in the health insurance sector and applied the same behavioural data approach to personal finance. Akash Dowra, Head of Customer Insights and Technical Marketing, explains how it is truly a bank for our time. Most neobanks promise super-slick apps, low or no fees and a gazillion ways to improve your financial management. Discovery Bank’s website offers something different:...

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The Fintech Magazine Issue 17
Sep01

The Fintech Magazine Issue 17

In this of The Fintech Magazine, From a messenger bank for Gen Zers to a challenger inspired by hip-hop, our look at neobanks of the world in this issue is a refreshing, upbeat change from the news of the past few months. There’s an urgency and optimism about these newbies – some spun out of more traditional institutions, others born out of pure, entrepreneurial genius, that haven’t been blown off course by the pandemic, and some that...

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FF Virtual Arena: Discovery Bank Profile
Jul06

FF Virtual Arena: Discovery Bank Profile

Today at 14:30 BST – Discovery Limited’s Akash Dowra will be chatting with our host Ali Paterson about how Discovery can help fuel a better future for people in South Africa by entwining health and insurance in ways never done before! Live onsite and on...

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