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.
TappTapp provides an innovative payment gateway that allows the unbanked to locate a human ATM (Tapp Agent), deposit cash (Tapp Coins) and transact online (Tapp Market).
Our missionTo bring financial inclusion and economic empowerment to the unbanked
Our visionBank for the Unbanked
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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 »
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 »
On Friday the 5th of May, Tapp Indonesia reached a milestone of 100,000 daily transactions. “The relentless effort of our team has paid off. Tapp is here for good, digitalizing the Indonesian economy,” states Deddy Satrya, Country Manager of Tapp Indonesia. While Tapp has been close to the milestone for the past few weeks, the… Read more »
PRESS RELEASE 2 May 2017 New Appointments in Southeast Asia Tapp has appointed Tapp Philippines’ Country Manager Mr. Mika Tarvainen as General Manager of Sourcing and Operations in Southeast Asia. Sales and Marketing Director Mr. Juan Miguel Joven will take the role of Country Manager Philippines as of May 1st, 2017. The new role of General… Read more »
PRESS RELEASE 28 April 2017 Mr. Tapio Järvenpää nominated as CEO of Tapp Following a Tapp Group Board meeting on April 18-19th, the board has decided to nominate Mr. Tapio Järvenpää as Tapp Group CEO. Previously Mr. Järvenpää worked as COO of the company. In the CEO role, Mr. Järvenpää will report to the Tapp… 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 »