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Techfoliance AFRICA | 12 July 2018

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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

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

Key Take Aways from Finnovation 2017 in Ethiopia

3 January 2018 |

Few weeks ago, Finnovation was kicking off in Ethiopia and we are glad to share with you thoughts and take aways on fintech trends gathered from international and local experts.

In case you could not attend, we are happy to … Read More

South Africa As A Bitcoin Hub: Three Use Cases

26 December 2017 |

Bitcoin’s adoption in most African countries has been rather slow. However, it has not been the case for South Africa.

South Africa stands out as a country that is home to several bitcoin initiatives that demonstrate how the world’s leading … Read More

Eugene Mutai, from real farming to virtual mining in Kenya

4 November 2017 |

Eugene Mutai is a 28-year-old Kenyan who graduated from a random high-school and has no formal education as a coder. Like many people on the planet you would say. Yet…

In a short period of time, Mutai has acquired special … Read More

Could crypto-technologies unlock the huge potential of Africa?

25 October 2017 | | One Comment

In this documentary, you will better understand how crypto-technologies could have a huge impact on Africa.

Crypto-technologies are set to become the missing link that Africa needs to let the world transact with the continent. The full documentary is focusing … Read More

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

16 October 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 have Bankymoon, Direct Pay, Uprise and M-Fanisi.

Bankymoon

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

[Challenge] How can your blockchain project benefit the world?

12 September 2017 |

Techfoliance Africa supports Humaniq with its international competition of blockchain projects to improve the lives of the world’s unbanked people by integrating them into the global financial system.

Humaniq brings isolated people into modern markets, creating a new source of … Read More

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