JAMAICA’S potential to become a cashless society is determined by an ecosystem requiring all efforts from the Government, businesses and consumers, according to one technology expert.

Dushyant Savadia, CEO of the Amber Group — a technology conglomerate and creator of digital payment system Amber Pay — says Jamaica is heading in the right direction, but adds that it will require interest, desire and discipline from all three stakeholders to work.

“It’s a wholistic effort that we all need to make together. We can’t point fingers at government or businesses or consumers, it’s an ecosystem of all the three that will make us cashless and the sooner we are, the lesser the crime, the more the profits, the more the stability for growth. And the world will look at us and say, ‘Yea, we want to do business in Jamaica’,” said Savadia in an interview with the Jamaica Observe