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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

How investing in financial inclusion will grow south africa’s economy

8 février 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

[Facts&Figures] Blockchain for development by GSMA

14 janvier 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

Key Take Aways from Finnovation 2017 in Ethiopia

3 janvier 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 décembre 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

African Fintech Mapping Week #5: SureRemit, Dopay, Ovamba and Kocela

2 décembre 2017 |

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 SureRemit, Dopay, Ovamba and Kocela.

SureRemit

SureRemit is a Nigeria-based FinTech that has … Read More

The Sarb Launches A FinTech Unit In South Africa

21 novembre 2017 |

Francois Groepe, deputy governor at the South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) is looking for ways to build a regulatory environment that could facilitate FinTech developments in the region.

Like many regulators around the world, the Sarb has tried to strenghen … Read More

Eugene Mutai, from real farming to virtual mining in Kenya

4 novembre 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 octobre 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

The FinTech sector in Africa is struggling to find skilled workers

19 octobre 2017 | | One Comment

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

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