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ALAT, the digital-only bank by Nigeria-based Wema bank

10 July 2018 |

Nigerian bank Wema announced the launch of a fully functional digital bank called ALAT to address the challenges of financial inclusion in the region.

With ALAT, customers can now do all their banking transactions without being physically present at a … Read More

Standard Chartered unveils first digital-only bank in Ivory Coast

17 May 2018 | | One Comment

Standard Chartered is actively contributing to better serve the unbanked, especially in Ivory Coast where it recently launched the first digital-only bank.

The potential of Africa in the banking industry is endless, with high mobile penetration rate that can today balance … Read More

Mapping Fintech Egypt 2018

16 April 2018 |

Building on insights gathered through discussions with various digital finance providers in Egypt, this report will give you access to the most up-to-date mapping of Fintech players in Egypt.

The report will also provide you with an historical look at … 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

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

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

9 January 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

Building A Bank For Africa’s Future

14 November 2017 | | 3 Comments

The Zambia-based FinTech Zazu has completed its first funding round and is going one step further to build its digital-only bank for Africa’s future.

Across Africa, there are 350 Million people who do not use banks. Some are afraid to … 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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