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Techfoliance AFRICA | 24 September 2018

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Fintech Corner

African Fintech Mapping Week #8: LipaPlus, WayaWaya, Mookh and M-Changa

17 July 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 LipaPlus, WayaWaya, Mookh and M-Changa.

LipaPlus

LipaPlus is a Kenya-based Fintech that was launched by … Read More

Mapping Fintech Egypt 2018

16 April 2018 |

Building on insights gathered through discussions with various digital finance providers in Egypt, this report will give you access to the most up-to-date mapping of Fintech players in Egypt.

The report will also provide you with an historical look at … Read More

African Fintech Mapping Week #7: Branch, Fincheck, Mangwee and MobiPay

3 April 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 Branch, Fincheck, Mangwee and MobiPay.

Branch

Branch is a Kenya-based Fintech that makes it … 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

“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

Partech Ventures’s new $70m Africa VC fund will invest in Fintech

18 January 2018 | | 2 Comments

After several months, the french VC Partech Ventures officially announces the launch of its Africa fund, that has a total of US$70 million to be invested in pan-African tech start-ups.

The VC fund has historically invested in tech companies, including … Read More

[Facts&Figures] Blockchain for development by GSMA

14 January 2018 |

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 January 2018, the GSMA provides short … Read More

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