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Techfoliance AFRICA | 20 mars 2018

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Western Africa

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

22 février 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 février 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 février 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

African Fintech Mapping Week #6: Jamii, MoneyFellows, Fiftyfor and PayPass

9 janvier 2018 |

Every week, Techfoliance highlights four promising Fintech start-ups across Africa in various verticals: Digital Banking, Payments, InsurTech or Investment. In this weekly FinTech mapping we have Jamii, MoneyFellows, Fiftyfor and PayPass.


Jamii is a Tanzania-based Insurtech that has developed … Read More

[Facts&Figures] Digital innovation in Africa’s insurance industry by Deloitte

18 décembre 2017 |

Techfoliance is extracting key data and facts from industry reports on the rise of Fintech in Africa so that you can focus on what matters the most for you.

In this report published on August 2017, the consulting firm oitte … Read More

Afreximbank, a gateway for Africa’s digital transformation?

13 décembre 2017 |

In April 2016, the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), a pan-African Eximbank based in Egypt, first announced its intra-African trade strategy to strenghen trade among African countries to $250 billion by 2021.

Since then, the Afreximbank has accelerated and received the support … Read More

African Fintech Founders #1 – Martin Ijaha: founder & CEO at Neyber

8 décembre 2017 |

Techfoliance Africa is happy to highlight some of the most inspiring African Fintech founders’ stories. In this serie, we will introduce you to Martin ljaha, founder and CEO at Neyber.

Martin Ijaha is founder and CEO at Neyber, a London-based … Read More

Digitalization Is Rethinking The Need For Banking Intermediation In Nigeria

17 novembre 2017 |

According to a study published by KPMG Nigeria, nearly 94 million Nigerian adults are considered financially underserved.

In a recent talk delivered at the 2017 Digital Summit, Boye Ademola, Partner at KPMG Nigeria, said that there were 96 million financially … Read More

ScholarX, unlocking education across Africa with crowdfunding

31 octobre 2017 |

ScholarX is a Nigeria-based FinTech that focuses on Education Financing to help young African students access quality education both at home and abroad.

ScholarX has built its value proposition around two pillars: Scholarships finding and Funding. Using the mobile app, students … Read More

Instant money transfers across West and Central Africa

11 octobre 2017 |

Wafacash is partnering once again with WorldRemit to offer its customers instant money transfers across West and Central Africa.

Wafacash is a Morocco-based company part of Attijariwafa bank’s group, one of Africa’s major banking institutions. It has developed a range … Read More

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