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QoreID: Consumer Data, Bedrock of Africa’s Open Finance System

According to QoreID, access to credible consumer data has been identified as a critical layer that will enable a viable open finance system in Africa. Sarah Essien, Chief Operating Officer of VerifyMe Nigeria, a digital identity and Know-Your-Customer (KYC) technology company with a head office in Lagos, states that the quest for a sustainable open…

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Deimos: Authentication and Authorization in a Distributed System

Originally published here When designing and building systems that follow a service-orientated paradigm, we find that the complexity of securing the overall system and choosing a pattern for authentication can be challenging. Building a centralized monolithic system would mean that your authentication and authorization are also central, that there is one authority determining which end-users…

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NowNow Digital Systems, has closed a $13 million seed round

NowNow, a Nigerian digital system startup, has closed a $13 million seed round to scale and expand its service offerings across Africa. The funding round was led by NeoVision Ventures Ltd., DLF Family Office, and Shadi Abdulhadi. With the new funding, the startup said it will improve financial inclusivity across Africa and drive empowerment, as well…

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Overcoming the treasury challenges of operating in Africa

Sike Bamisebi – Chief Business Officer, Cellulant shares her insights Africa offers huge opportunities for businesses, but many multinationals struggle to reach their full consumer base on the continent – and, even when they succeed, reconciling payments can be an inefficient drain on resources. A fragmented payments ecosystem is to blame. Sike Bamisebi, Chief Business…

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Visa Pledges to Invest $1 billion in Africa to Accelerate Digital Transformation

During the U.S-Africa Business Forum, Visa announced a pledge to invest $1 billion in Africa over the next five years to advance resilient, innovative, and inclusive economies across the continent. Visa’s expanded investments demonstrate the company’s long-term commitment to Africa’s growth potential and will help enable greater access to digital payments as an entry point…

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Africa Tech Summit Nairobi 2023- fifth edition to connect 1000+ delegates on February 15-16th

Following a sell out Summit in 2022, Africa Tech Summit Nairobi 2023 will again connect tech leaders from the African ecosystem and international players under one roof on Feb. 15-16 2023. The fifth edition will connect 1000+ delegates, 450+ companies and 150+ speakers across three Summits. Network with key stakeholders including tech corporates, mobile leaders,…

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OneOrder secures $3m seed round, led by Nclude with participation from Delivery Hero Ventures and A15
Cairo, Egypt - 05 December 2022 - OneOrder, the MENA-based fintech-enabled restaurant management platform providing food supplies to hotels, restaurants and cafes, has today announced the close of a $3m Seed round. Led by Nclude, this round also sees follow-on investment from leading MENA early-stage VC, A15. New to the round is Delivery Hero Ventures,... Read Article →
Nigerian money app Kuda launches in the UK
Nigerian money app Kuda, announced it is launching in the UK as part of a global expansion drive with a view to serving the cross-border transfer needs of UK-based Nigerians. The company will charge a flat fee of £3 per transfer to a limit of £10,000. Kuda compares this to the average fee of 8%... Read Article →
Modus launches $75 million Africa-focused fund

Modus, a Venture Platform operating in MENA comprising VC funds, Venture Builders, and a Corporate Innovation arm, has announced the launch of Modus Africa – a $75 million SDG-focused VC fund that will invest in Africa’s boldest startups powered by AI and Blockchain technologies. The fund is led by two General Partners – Vianney Mathonnet and…

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Finastra and Modefin partner to provide best-in-class fintech solutions

Finastra, a global provider of financial software applications and marketplaces, and Modefin, a global fintech solution provider helping banks to thrive in the digital age, announced their partnership to offer Finastra’s Fusion Trade Innovation and Fusion Essence solutions to banks in Africa and several Indian subcontinent markets. With Finastra’s solutions, Modefin will help its customers embrace open finance today…

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