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Advantages of Bitcoin over the banking system in Africa

17 mars 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 mars 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

African Fintech start-ups are attracting more VC investors

27 février 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

Partech Ventures’s new $70m Africa VC fund will invest in Fintech

18 janvier 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

African Fintech Mapping Week #6: Jamii, MoneyFellows, Fiftyfor and PayPass

9 janvier 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 Jamii, MoneyFellows, Fiftyfor and PayPass.

Jamii

Jamii is a Tanzania-based Insurtech that has developed … 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

[Facts&Figures] Digital innovation in Africa’s insurance industry by Deloitte

18 décembre 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 August 2017, the consulting firm oitte … 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

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