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Techfoliance AFRICA | 1 November 2018

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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

Afreximbank, a gateway for Africa’s digital transformation?

13 December 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

Digitalization Is Rethinking The Need For Banking Intermediation In Nigeria

17 November 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

Building A Bank For Africa’s Future

14 November 2017 | | 3 Comments

The Zambia-based FinTech Zazu has completed its first funding round and is going one step further to build its digital-only bank for Africa’s future.

Across Africa, there are 350 Million people who do not use banks. Some are afraid to … Read More

Instant money transfers across West and Central Africa

11 October 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

Google’s Tez was inspired by sound payments in Africa

22 September 2017 |

Google launched its new payment solution in India called Tez, an app for smartphones that uses AudioQR to perform P2P and P2B payments.

The use of sound for payments allows two smartphones to exchange payment information without having to share the user’s personal information, … Read More

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