startups

Jul
13
Payment company, Flutterwave appoints Regulatory lead

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
Jul
07
Nigerian fintech, Lidya secures $8.3 million in a pre-Series B round

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.
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Jul
07
Egypt's Maxab raises $40 million in Series A round

Egypt's Maxab raises $40 million in Series A round

The Series A round was led by RMBV, a North Africa-focused impact investor.
Jul
07
MAGIC Fund raises $30 million to fund startups in emerging markets

MAGIC Fund raises $30 million to fund startups in emerging markets

The Fund raised $30 million to continue backing early-stage startups across Africa, Latin America, and Southeast Asia.
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Jun
29
Nigerian fintech startup, Carbon inks five-year Visa deal

Nigerian fintech startup, Carbon inks five-year Visa deal

Pan-African fintech company, Carbon says it has signed a strategic five-year deal with Visa to offer both digital and physical issuance of Visa cards to its customers.
1 min read
Jun
29
Nigeria's Cowrywise gets a fintech license; plans to onboard 10 million retail investors by 2025

Nigeria's Cowrywise gets a fintech license; plans to onboard 10 million retail investors by 2025

Nigeria-based fintech company Cowrywise has been issued a licence as a fund and portfolio manager by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
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Mar
25
This crypto startup has launched an all-in-one platform for everyday purchases in Bitcoin

This crypto startup has launched an all-in-one platform for everyday purchases in Bitcoin

The service enables users to buy airtime top-up, data bundle, electricity, cable TV, and more with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
2 min read
Jan
25

CHARTBOX: Best startup ecosystems in Africa

Find out the best startup ecosystems in Africa.
Oct
28
How RedimIT is making it easier for Nigerians to buy and sell bitcoin in Naira

How RedimIT is making it easier for Nigerians to buy and sell bitcoin in Naira

Learn how you can buy and sell bitcoin in Nigeria.
2 min read
Oct
17
This stock trading platform is offering access to Nigerian and global financial assets

This stock trading platform is offering access to Nigerian and global financial assets

A new global trading platform has been launched to offer customers access to Nigerian and global financial assets. The technology-enabled
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