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Financial technology is the technology and innovation that aims to compete with traditional financial methods in the delivery of financial services. It is an emerging industry that uses technology to improve activities in finance
The advent of smart analytics allows financial services companies to mine the wealth of consumer data to understand and service customers better. Technology has also helped organizations develop innovative financial services. The development of better payment systems is a key challenge for organizations.
In a competitive setup, by definition, many firms contend for a limited market share. In the financial sector, in particular, competition greatly affects consumers’ wealth and financial soundness of banks (Bikker and Bos, 2005). The competition also affects the quality and diversity of products and productive efficiency of financial institutions (Claessens and Laeven, 2005). In the globalized microfinance industry, where competition has become increasingly severe, especially among the MFIs in Tanzania and East Africa at large.
Technology is an important driver in the maturing microfinance industry. Microfinance providers, microfinance institutions (MFIs) of all tiers, provide financial services to the poor that are critical for eradicating poverty and promoting economic development in developing nations.
Tanzania has recently announced its National Budget of the financial year 2020/21 with which it touches many areas whereas the financial sector is not an exception of the course. The budget that gives and shows the roadmap of the financial sector in the financial year 2020/21.