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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

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

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

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

Finland is adding €9.3m to its SAIS tech program in Africa

5 February 2018 |

The Finnish government has announced its decision to unlock more than 9 million euros to support Tech start-ups across Africa.

Following Partech Venture’s announcement of the launch of a multi-million fund to invest in high-growth tech start-ups across Africa, it … 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

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

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

18 December 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

The Sarb Launches A FinTech Unit In South Africa

21 November 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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