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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

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

Kenya is the place to work in Fintech in Africa, here is why!

24 March 2018 |

According to recent studies, Kenya is the country in Africa where Fintech start-ups are paying the highest salaries to their workers.

The Digital Frontiers Institute (DFI) surveyed executives and senior managers working in Fintech companies in Kenya, and discovered that … 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

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

[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

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

2 December 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

African Fintech Mapping Week #4: MaTontine, PayQin, Wari and PesaLink

7 November 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 MaTontine, PayQin, Wari and PesaLink.

MaTontine

MaTontine is a Senegal-based FinTech that has … 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

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