Tapp Commerce has launched an update to Tapp Market app. The update significantly enhances Tapp Market app with new product categories, new features and wider ease of use. This update further establishes Tapp Market as a leader in serving existing cash consumers. Tapp Market allows people without access to bank account or credit card to… Read more »
Billions of people in emerging markets lack access to booming online stores. We provide an innovative peer-2-peer commerce exchange network, which allows people without bank accounts or credit cards to locate mobile point of sales, in order to pay for goods & services via mobile in a super cool way.
TappWe bring buyers and sellers together with an award winning mobile marketplace app, that makes purchasing online with cash easy and reliable.
Our missionBe the leading mobile e-commerce network globally connecting the social, mobile and physical worlds of commerce.
Our visionCreate totally new commerce opportunities and networks increasing economic participation and ultimately the quality of life for people everywhere.
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Tapping into a wealth of opportunities
AgentStart a business, or earn more, with continuously expanding selection of goods and services. Announce your location on our mobile map. Build your sales network and make extra profit. Easy.
MerchantSell online with reduced risk. Tapp Market solves the problems of cash-on-delivery by accepting cash-on-purchase payments. Take advantage of our vast agent network that is ready to push your products or services to the market. Convenient.
BuyerBuy products or services, and pay your bills online with cash. No bank account or credit card needed. Simple.
Tapp Commerce, the market innovator tasked with “democratizing commerce” and driving billions of people into the digital economy, announced at its Annual General Meeting that it has secured an additional ~9 Million USD ($12,000,000 AUD) to escalate the growth trajectory of its business. The further capital builds upon an earlier seed round of 3,9 M… Read more »
Sustainable development – Business perspective The world experiences an era of unsustainable patterns of global consumption. Globalization brings us an abundance of masses, with the aim to rise to the middle class, air conditioned homes, polluting cars and electronics of all kinds in their sights. The economic integration that happens globally convey us challenges that span across… Read more »
World Economic Forum 2013, Photo: Monika Flueckiger, CC – Some Rights Reserved. Today the only constant is change itself. Either you disrupt yourself or someone else will. In a decade from now, 40% of companies in Fortune Top500 have either been acquired or gone to bankruptcy. The rate of change increases exponentially, while the… Read more »
Tapping Into Developing Markets: New Business Call to Action Member Tapp Commerce Oy Brings Financial Inclusion to Southeast Asia PRESS RELEASE New York/Turku, June 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Finland-based e-commerce network Tapp Commerce Oy has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA), with a commitment to integrate 500,000+ micro-entrepreneurs into its value chain and provide 10… Read more »
The Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation, Tekes, evaluates the most promising Finnish startup companies for The Young Innovative Companies programme (YIC) and awards Tapp Commerce up to 1.25 million euros. Tekes recognises Tapp Commerce as a company with potential for hyper-growth and rapid international expansion. Tapp Commerce is seen as an optimal fit for YIC… Read more »
Press Release, 17.03.2016 People with below normal standard of living are more vulnerable to risk, and have a greater need for a safety net in case the sole breadwinner in a family suffers an accident or even death, suddenly. Microinsurance is the key to ensure that the middle-low consumer segment have a protection mechanism for… Read more »
What a year! In 2016 Tapp & Tapp Market experienced real hyper growth moments. For instance, we reached our 5th million unique buyer, hired our 100th employee, expanded to Vietnam, and witnessed our turnover to grow month on month: Our 4th quarter sales revenue was bigger than all our previous quarters combined! In addition to staggering growth,… Read more »
According to studies, happy employees are more productive and creative (Oswald et al. 2014, Estrada et al. 1993). For example, doctors are 19 % more accurate at making diagnosis when they are positive and salespeople do 37 % more sales (Lyubomirsky et al. 2005). I happen to live in Finland, and it’s darn dark and gloomy… Read more »
On the 17th of November, Tapp Commerce was recognized by IBM’s Mobile Business Insights as a Mobile World Changer for democratizing commerce in emerging markets. On the Mobile Business Insights website it is stated: “The innovators on this list are being recognized for mobile innovations that improve, change and, in some cases, save lives. These organizations… Read more »
Roughly half of the world’s population are financial nomads; those who aren’t part of the institutional finance system. In my previous blog, I wrote down three main barriers to financial inclusion, which were: cost, culture and distance. In this post, I sum three ways on how financial technology (fintech) companies can alleviate financial exclusion by removing,… Read more »
Press release 28.10.2016 Turku, Finland Tapp Commerce opens Tapp Market for small businesses Tapp Commerce today announced the launch of, a new Android app, Tapp Market Shopkeeper. Tapp Market Shopkeeper app opens the Tapp platform for micro and small businesses to sell their products online on Tapp Market. Tapp Market Shopkeeper will be available as… Read more »
Did you know that approximately half of the world’s population live with limited or no access to formal financial services? Until very recently, these financial nomads living at the bottom of the economic pyramid haven’t had a chance to climb up the ladder of financial inclusion. But the situation is changing rapidly. With the help… Read more »
Southeast Asian (SEA) expanding economic reach bridges the ones belonging to the bottom part of the pyramid (BoP) (1) and pay cash to the merchants offering goods and services. The newcomers of consumption markets, hundreds of millions of people of Southeast Asia, have the aspiration towards inclusion to banking services. They desire access to the… Read more »
I started my Thailand related series of blogs a month ago. In my first blog I wrote about the issues to consider before starting a business in Thailand. You can find the blog here. My second blog was about empowering microentrepreneurs. Today, I’m focusing on business culture in Thailand. It’s good to keep in mind that… Read more »
I joined Tapp Commerce seven months ago as a Senior UX Designer. In the beginning I was working with a group of smaller Tapp Market application features and updates. While doing that, I had an opportunity to process user insights, competitor solutions, latest e-commerce trends and our roadmap direction. Eventually my goal was to redesign… Read more »
I started my Thailand related series of blogs two weeks ago. In my first blog I wrote about the issues to be considered before starting a business in Thailand. You can find the blog here. Today, I’m focusing on how to create value for low-income communities by empowering micro entrepreneurs. Inclusive business is not exclusively for big corporations;… Read more »