Africa's largest fintech app hits 50M active users; 500K businesses transact more than $7B every month
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Decagon is piloting merit-based loan financing for tech talents in Nigeria
The edtech company is definitely up to something here. It seems as if the company is saying: we are not just another tech talent accelerator. By Loy Okezie, Techloy Editor.
UK-based fintech startup Sendit wants to fix remittance inequality across the world
For years, people living in developed countries have enjoyed low money transfer fees when sending funds to their families and friends in developing countries.
South African insurtech startup Ctrl secures $2.3 million
Digital insurance advice platform, @Ctrl_Advisor, which provides an insurance marketplace that connects consumers, brokers and insurers, has secured a
South African fintech startup, Pineapple raises $3.4 million
South African fintech startup, Pineapple has raised R80 million ($3.4 million) in Series A funding to expand further into
South Africa's Yoco raises $83 million
South Africa's Yoco says it has raised a Series C funding round of $83 million (R1.23 billion) to accelerate
ChartBox: Global consumer spending in mobile apps reached $65 billion in H1 2021
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Ex-SafeBoda Nigeria Country Lead, Joins Kenya's M-KOPA
Ugandan ride-hailing company SafeBoda's Country Lead for Nigeria, Babajide Duroshola, says he has left the company to join Kenya's M-KOPA,
Payment company, Flutterwave appoints Regulatory lead
Africa-focused payments company, Flutterwave has appointed former MTN, Visa, and IHS Tower regulatory affairs specialist, Bankole Falade, as its new
Nigerian fintech, Lidya secures $8.3 million in a pre-Series B round
Nigerian lending startup, Lidya says it has secured $8.3 million in a pre-Series B funding round led by Alitheia Capital via its uMunthu Fund, bringing its total funds raised to $16.5 million to date.