• Pan-African Fintech Platform AppZone Secures $10m Series A Funding

    Appzone, the Pan-African fintech software announced the close of its $10mn Series A round from V8 Capital, Lateral Invest Partners & others. Led by CardinalStone Capital Advisers with participation from V8 Capital, Lateral Investment Partners, Constant Capital, and Itanna Capital Ventures, the new round will bolster investment in Appzone’s...
  • Zeepay Ghana commissions state-of-the-art Fintech Campus

    Fintech company Zeepay Ghana has commissioned a state-of-the-art Fintech Campus in Accra, Ghana. Zeepay Ghana, Africa’s fastest-growing fintech, has commissioned its state-of-the-art fintech campus in Cantonments, in the heart of the city of Accra. The campus was purposely built with high tech facilities that adopt artificial intelligence technology in...
  • Ghanaian Fintech Startup, BitSika Expands into Cameroon

    BitSika, Ghana’s “Cash App” has expanded its services and app to customers in Cameroon, users can send and receive money from their friends and families. BitSika, a leading African crypto remittance service in Ghana, has opened up the service and app to customers in Cameroon. Users in Cameroon will...
  • Flutterwave Partners With PayPal to Enable African Merchants Receive Payment

    African merchants will soon receive payments from anywhere in the world thanks to a new partnership between Flutterwave and PayPal Holdings Inc. Flutterwave, the African payment firm has announced it is partnering with PayPal to allow PayPal customers globally to pay African merchants through its ‘Pay with PayPal’ feature. The partnership...
  • KudiGo & Boost Ghana Receives $120K from Catalyst Fund Inclusive Digital Commerce Accelerator

    KudiGo & Boost Ghana companies enable informal micro and small enterprises (MSEs) in Ghana to grow their businesses and better leverage digital commerce. Boost Ghana and KudiGo have received USD $120,000 from the Catalyst Fund Inclusive Digital Commerce accelerator to enable small retailers to grow by easing business administration, digitizing operations, improving access...
  • Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey Sells First-Ever Tweet As Non-Fungible Token

    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey sold the first-ever published tweet as an NFT, a digital collector’s item of sorts. The final bid was $2.9 million. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has sold the first-ever tweet that he published in 2006 as a non-fungible token or NFT, for over $2.9 million. An...
  • Ghanaian-Nigerian Fintech Startup BitSika hits 100, 000 Users

    The Bitsika app is a simple to use remittance platform which aims to provide quick money transfer services to users across the globe. Created mainly for Africa to help curb the high-cost monetary transactions, the app also provides remittances services to any user where a user can receive payments,...
  • Nigeria fintech Carbon hits $240M in processed payments

    Nigeria fintech startup Carbon disclosed its financials for the first time. In 2020 the company processed upwards of $241.35 million. ...
  • Ghana’s Zeepay plans mobile-money expansion to South Africa, Rwanda

    Ghana’s Zeepay plans to raise $10m in equity funding to support the creation of new mobile-money hubs in East and Southern Africa, Andrew Takyi-Appiah, co-founder and managing director, tells The Africa Report....