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MoneyFellows Raises $31 Million in Series B first closing

MoneyFellows, an Egyptian fintech platform has announced the first close of its Series B round with a $31 million investment led by CommerzVentures, Middle East Venture Partners (“MEVP”), and Arzan Venture Capital. Invenfin, National Investment Company (“NIC”) as well as existing investors such as Partech, Sawari Ventures, 4DX and P1Ventures also participated in the round….

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Deimos: Rising Cybercrime in Africa

Original article was published here. The Africa Money and Defi Summit West Africa, held in Accra, Ghana, was fundamental for us to attend. Andrew Mori, CEO, Deimos shared a presentation on “Rising Cybercrime in Africa: What is happening and what to do about it.” Andrew started his presentation by quoting a hack at one of the biggest software…

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Tugende closes pre-Series B funding raising a total USD 10 million

Tugende, the innovative fintech platform for MSME credit and asset-financing in East Africa, closed in Q2 pre-Series B equity funding from existing shareholders led by Partech and two new investors, including Women’s World Banking. The new investors add to the diversity of Tugende’s shareholding and complement the experience and skills that each contribute to Tugende’s growth….

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Lipa Later Announces Partnership with Lami Technologies

Lipa Later Group, a buy now, pay later (BNPL) company today announced a partnership with Lami Technologies, an insurance technology company, that will offer its consumers access to reliable and affordable insurance against all products purchased using the Lipa Later platform. Founded in 2017, Lipa Later is a trusted BNPL company operating in Kenya, Rwanda,…

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EMTECH has partnered with SEC Ghana

EMTECH, an award-winning software company and first-of-its-kind provider of central banking infrastructure, has partnered with SEC Ghana to deploy its API-First Digital Regulatory Sandbox Platform to streamline regulatory sandboxing and supervision of capital market innovation. The company’s cutting-edge framework enables the SEC, as well as other regulatory agencies and central banks, to collaborate with emerging…

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Fintech Meets Crypto In Africa

Developing markets share several problems in common. One such problem is the inability of most people to have full access or any access at all to the financial system. For example, the unbanked have no access to the traditional system, they are unable to create accounts or use the services of banks, and the underbanked…

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Web 3 needs to be mobile-ready: A case for mass adoption
Article by Brian Kimotho, Chief Marketing Officer, Kotani Pay The internet as imagined by Tim Barnes in the late ’80s was a world wide web that is open, decentralized, and allowed information sharing across the globe. With this knowledge, the journey from Web 1 which was a read-only internet, Web 2, a read-and-write internet, towards... Read Article →
Pezesha raises Pre-series A investment of $11 Million

Pan-African embedded finance Fintech, Pezesha, has raised a pre-series A investment of $11 Million. The round was a mix of $6 million equity and $5 million debt. The funding round, which was led by Women’s World Banking Capital Partners II (WWBCP II), will see the company significantly scale operations in its core markets and grow…

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Swiss Blockchain Investor, CV Labs, opens Blockchain Incubation Hub in Cape Town

Dedicated Swiss blockchain investor Crypto Valley Venture Capital (CV VC) and its ecosystem company CV Labs have opened CV Labs Cape Town, the African region’s first in situ blockchain incubation and ecosystem hub. As an initiator of Crypto Valley, Switzerland – the world’s most mature blockchain hub, with an admirable regulatory landscape and 14 blockchain…

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Cellulant Partners With 5 Water Utility Companies in Zambia

Pan-African Payments technology company, Cellulant, has announced a digital payment partnership with five leading Zambian water utility companies; Nkana Water, Kafubu Water, Mulonga Water, Chambeshi Water, and Western Water. This partnership will allow customers in the province to conveniently pay their water bills with their preferred mobile money and selected bank accounts (Standard Chartered Bank,…

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