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Neo Banking for Africa
Panel Session at the Africa Money and DeFi Summit, part of Africa Tech Summit Nairobi 2022. Panelists discuss insights and discussions around the rise of Neo banks and how technology is digitizing and disrupting the traditional banking system in Africa. Panelists: Tobi Amira – COO – TeamApt Inc. Dan Tumuramye – Country Director – Uganda... Read Article →
Youverify extends its seed funding by $1M as it expands into new African markets

Youverify, a San Francisco-based identity verification company helping African banks and startups automate Know Your Customer (KYC) and other compliance procedures, today announced that it has secured a $1M seed round extension. After initially raising $1.5M in 2020, the Company extended the seed round, raising an additional $1M, bringing the total amount raised to $2.5M….

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Crypto is Changing the world of payments and remittances in Africa

I was shocked when I got to the bank and heard an attendant tell a distressed customer that they could not send money out of Ghana using Western Union. But, even though the situation was disturbing, it assured me that cryptocurrencies would fit in here and adoption needed to happen quickly. In this article, we…

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GoGetta to facilitate global investment into African businesses

Quality African businesses with growth prospects that seek funding can now raise capital via an innovative crowdfunding platform, GoGetta. Local and international angel and venture capital investors can now select vetted opportunities and invest quickly and securely amounts of just R1000 or more to own shares in various African businesses. Sthembiso Zwane, co-founder of GoGetta…

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Fintech Bizao Raises €8M To Expand Across Africa

Bizao, a Côte d’Ivoire-based fintech firm currently in over 10 African nations, has introduced an €8 million Sequence A funding spherical. The corporate hopes to speed up its geographical footprint throughout the continent and spend money on the design of recent strains of services with this elevate.  The funding round was led by AfricInvest Financial…

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‘Hack The Mara’ hackathon is now open to African creators and developers

In the Maasai Mara, landowners, wildlife, and tourism depend on one another for survival. The impact of COVID-19 has brought tourism to a standstill, jeopardising the revenue previously realised, and threatening to bring the ecosystem down. Teams are expected to build decentralised finance solutions that can serve anyone, anywhere, no matter how remote. This includes…

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