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Techfoliance AFRICA | 16 July 2018

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Kenya is the place to work in Fintech in Africa, here is why!

24 March 2018 |

According to recent studies, Kenya is the country in Africa where Fintech start-ups are paying the highest salaries to their workers.

The Digital Frontiers Institute (DFI) surveyed executives and senior managers working in Fintech companies in Kenya, and discovered that … Read More

Advantages of Bitcoin over the banking system in Africa

17 March 2018 |

In a recent interview, Elizabeth Rossiello, CEO of BitPesa, explained that the issues facing the banking industry in Africa are much bigger than the challenges of adopting digital currencies.

Interestingly, Elizabeth Rossiello is comparing issues between Bitcoin and the traditional financial system … Read More

Six South African Fintech to watch in 2018

8 March 2018 |

In a recent post Dominique Collett, a senior investment executive at Rand Merchant Investments and the head of AlphaCode, shared some predictions for 2018 on the South African Fintech sector.

Dominique Collett also highlighted the 6 start-ups in finance that … Read More

African Fintech start-ups are attracting more VC investors

27 February 2018 |

Fintech start-ups are tackling the challenges of financial inclusion in a continent where the banking penetration rate is among the lowest in the world.

The trend for financial technologies in Africa is moving at an impressive rate, according to recent … Read More

Nigeria’s plan to become Africa’s leading Fintech hub

22 February 2018 |

Last January, the Nigerian Stock Exchange and Fintech Nigeria, country’s main association in financial technologies, announced a strategic collaboration to support new entrants in the Nigerian capital market.

According to Dr Segun Aina, Chairman of Fintech Nigeria:

“Fintech Nigeria has … Read More

“Mojaloop”, an open-source banking software to better serve unbanked in Africa

17 February 2018 |

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has been partnering with Fintech start-ups around the world to support financial inclusion in emerging countries.

Last October 2017, the Gates Foundation launched “Mojaloop” , an open-source banking software, in collaboration with five Fintech scale-ups: Ripple, Dwolla, ModusBox, Software … Read More

African FIs can plug-in to the best Fintech with FinForward

13 February 2018 |

The Fintech program was launched last September 2017 by the Dutch Development Bank (FMO) and Above & Beyond Tech (a&b), a Miami-based company dedicated to accelerating the digital transformation of the financial industry.

FinForward At a Glance

FinFoward is a program designed to … Read More

How investing in financial inclusion will grow south africa’s economy

8 February 2018 |

Fintech continues to surprise with little to touch the rise of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. A strong emphasis on access to financial services is a key to unlocking economic development and growth in South Africa and emerging markets in 2018 and … Read More