• How to save money with remittances to Africa

    Guest Post: How to save money with remittances to African Countries

    Regular Guest Contributor, Jens Ischebeck shares on “How to save money with remittances to Africa” plus some useful tips and more. International money transfers to Africa are rising. There are good reasons for that. With the choice of the right online money transfer provider, you can even save a...
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    Nigeria’s PayU Goes Bigger on Online Payments with PayU Receive

    Nigerian financial technology startup PayU goes bigger on Online Payments with their PayU Receive product to woo more customers. Businesses in Nigeria can securely request and receive payments directly from their customers without any hassles using PayU’s innovative and secure product called PayU Receive. PayU Receive is a secure payment...
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    How to Buy Safeboda Credit Using Mobile Money in Uganda

    Uganda’s Moto-Taxis SafeBoda partners with MTN Uganda and Airtel for riders to buy credit through Mobile Money. Moto-Taxis are now innovative solutions in frontier markets and are becoming the most common method of getting around in most/many areas around our towns. They’re (Moto-taxis) are strongly regulated; drivers/riders wear helmets,...
  • Zazu

    Digital-Only Bank Startup, Zazu has Raised £200,000 From Seedrs.

    Zazu raises £200,000 through crowdfunding platform Seedrs to launch a digital-only bank in Africa Zazu, which began at the Ignite Accelerator as an e-commerce platform for farmers has raised over £200,000 for a 7.51% equity at a pre-money valuation of £2.5m to build a digital-only bank in Africa, bringing financial inclusion to millions. Co-founded by Perseus Mlambo –...
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    Fintech: Ghana’s Bloom Impact Raises Funding From Engineers Without Borders

    Ghanaian financial technology startup, Bloom Impact raises funding from Engineers Without Borders to scale its operations. Ghanaian fintech startup, Bloom Impact has raised funding from Canada’s Engineers Without Borders Ventures to help scale up its operations and give more people access to financial services in Africa. Bloom Impact co-founded...
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    Ecobank launches mVisa across 33 African Countries

    Ecobank partners Visa to launch Ecobank Scan+Pay with mVisa solutions in sub-Saharan Africa Pan-African banking conglomerate, Ecobank has partnered with Visa to launch Ecobank Scan+Pay with mVisa solutions to their consumers. The strategic tie-up signals inter-operability on a cross border level – and potentially huge gains – as it...
  • Better Than Cash

    New UN Report Reveals Momentum for Digital Payments in Ghana

    UN-based Better Than Cash Alliance released a report documenting the country’s progress in creating an economy where everyone can pay and get paid digitally. At an event bringing together key government and business players, the Ghana’s Ministry of Finance and the UN-based Better Than Cash Alliance released a  report documenting the country’s progress in...
  • Youtap Cloud

    Youtap launches mobile money payment platform as a cloud-based service

    Kenyan startup, Youtap Cloud enables real-time transaction processing for contactless mobile money and bank wallet payments.  Youtap – a mobile technology startup from Nairobi, Kenya has launched Youtap Cloud, a payment processing platform delivered as a cloud service for mobile money and payment providers in developing markets. Youtap Cloud...
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    Flutterwave Raises $10 million in Series A Funding Round

    Flutterwave Raises $10 million in Series A Funding Round from Greycroft Partners and Green Visor Greycroft Partners and Green Visor have led a Series A funding round of over $10 million in Flutterwave. They will be investing alongside existing investors like Y Combinator and new investors like Glynn Capital. Flutterwave,...