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Techfoliance AFRICA | 23 octobre 2017

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The FinTech sector in Africa is struggling to find skilled workers

19 octobre 2017 |

Financial services companies are equally concerned about the lack of availability of skills as they are about technological change.

In a recent survey published by PwC, we learn that 77% of the CEOs worldwide consider the shortage of skills as their main challenge, putting … Read More

African Fintech Mapping Week #3: Bankymoon, Direct Pay, Uprise and M-Fanisi

16 octobre 2017 |

Every week, Techfoliance highlights four promising Fintech start-ups across Africa in various verticals: lending, payment, investment, etc. In this weekly FinTech mapping we have Bankymoon, Direct Pay, Uprise and M-Fanisi.

Bankymoon

Bankymoon is a Johannesburg-based Blockchain and Crypto-Currency Software Consulting … 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

How mobile money is rapidly changing the face of Sub Saharan Africa

6 octobre 2017 |

Bank accounts have an important role to play, making transactions more efficient, secure and transparent and allowing people to manage their savings and build wealth over time. In Africa, things are different with the rise of mobile money solutions.

According … Read More

Financial inclusion for women in Ivory Coast with Orange money

2 octobre 2017 |

The mobile financial services market in Ivory Coast is the largest in the West African Economic and Monetary Union region, and yet women are still facing much more difficulties than men to access traditional payment solutions.

Key Figures

In … Read More

African Fintech Mapping Week #2: Bantu Tech, Paga, Lelapa Fund and Bettr

27 septembre 2017 |

Every week, Techfoliance highlights four promising Fintech start-ups across Africa in various verticals: lending, payment, investment, etc. In this weekly FinTech mapping we have Bantu Tech, Paga, Lelapa and Bettr.

Bantu Tech

Bantu Tech was started by … Read More

Digital literacy to drive financial inclusion in Tanzania

20 septembre 2017 |

In a recent post published on the World Economic Forum, Faraja Kotta Nyalandu, founder & Executive Director at Shule Direct, shared her experience when visiting a village in Arusha city with African students.

In a continent where 38 % of African … Read More

[Facts&Figures] Mobile financial services in Africa by McKinsey

17 septembre 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 September 2017, the consulting firm McKinsey&Co … Read More

Ghana Fintech Mapping Week #1: Sika, Interpay, PaySail and Afb

14 septembre 2017 | | One Comment

Every week, Techfoliance highlights four promising Fintech start-ups across Africa in various verticals: lending, payment, investment, etc. In this weekly FinTech mapping we will do a focus on Ghana with Sika, Interpay, PaySail and Afb.

Sika

Sika is a … Read More

Fintech in Ghana: Key Figures

13 septembre 2017 |

Ghana’s fintech ecosystem is one of the most active in the sub-Saharan region, with one of the highest mobile adoption rate and more people having access to traditional financial services.

By the mid-1990s, it was estimated between 2 … Read More