Flutterwave raises $35 series B round

Flutterwave raises $35 series B round

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Nigerian-found fintech startup, Flutterwave, has just raised a $35-million Series-B round. The round was led by American venture capital firms Greycroft and eVentures. As a digital payment service and infrastructure provider, Flutterwave enables global...
Ghanaian fintech and mobile money operators to obtain a license before June 2020

Ghanaian fintech and mobile money operators to obtain a license before June 2020

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From now, Ghanaian fintech startups, as well as mobile money operators, would need to go and acquire an operational license. The license is to be obtained from the Bank of Ghana. This...
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MTN partners Western Union for customers to receive international money transfers directly into mobile...

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MTN mobile money users can now receive international money transfers right into their mobile money wallets. This is possible as the company has partnered with Western Union, a leader in cross-border/cross-currency...

Lagos to host Biannual Africa Fintech Summit for the first time in November

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Africa’s premier fintech event, the Africa Fintech Summit, (www.AfricaFintechSummit.com) will be held for the first time in Lagos, Nigeria, on November 8-9, 2018. This event comes on the heels of the...
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Africa’s FinTech sector grows by 60% in 2 years – Disrupt Africa

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Africa's Fintech sector is developing at a rapid pace, as the number of startups functioning on the continent has grown by over sixty percent since 2017, while funding attained new records...
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KudiGo takes home retail and commerce innovation award at MOBEX Africa Awards

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Ghana’s fintech startup, KudiGO has been awarded as the Technology Innovation of the Year for Retail and Commerce at the 2019 MOBEX Africa Innovation Awards. The awards event was organised to...
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Is the Telcos in Ghana subtly breaking expressPay and other Fintech startups?

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My personal opinion is that expressPay is one of the best eCommerce marketplace and a payment gateway provider Ghana has. Since its inception, this company has maintained the simplicity of getting...
AlexPay

AlexPay: This Fintech app allows you to do more than sending and receiving money

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The main function of all Fintech apps is to facilitate the movement of money via digital platforms; thus, sending and receiving money. If you have used any fintech app, you would...
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A Guide To Moving Money In And Out Of Ghana

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Data released by the Pew Research Center shows that around U.S. $585 million in remittances flowed into Ghana from the United States in 2016. Around U.S. $395 million from Nigeria and...
MTN Mobile Money fraud: 5 Ways they get your name and phone numbers

MTN Mobile Money fraud: 5 ways a fraudster can get your name and phone...

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Mobile Money fraud on the MTN network is so rampant it can be likened to a virus sweeping through a community. Every user has either had an encounter with the fraudsters...
4G Capital partners with The Seed Funds to launch NXTGEN platform for improved services, ghana tech news

4G Capital partners with The Seed Funds to launch NXTGEN platform for improved services

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The Seed Funds (TSF), a savings and loans company, has partnered with Kenya-based fintech 4G Capital to launch the NXTGEN platform in Ghana. The platform will enable TSF to further engage the...

GCB now has its own mobile money platform called G-Money

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Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) has finally launched the electronic money platform we reported late last month. This new mobile money platform is called G-Money. The service is scheduled to go live...
KudiGo to open office in Nigeria

KudiGo to officially open office in Nigeria, plans East Africa expansion

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Ghanaian fintech startup, KudiGO, will be officially opening an office in Nigeria as part of its African expansion. This startup builds a comprehensive and reliable financial models to help these businesses...
GCB's G-Money Mobile Wallet: An efficient 'financial assistant' for transactions

GCB’s G-Money Mobile Wallet: An efficient ‘financial assistant’ for MoMo transactions

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GCB Bank in January this year, 2020, launched the G-Money Mobile Wallet; an industry-first product that drew lots of attention on social media. G-Money, which is a fully interoperable service, is...
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Ghanaian fintech company ALEXpay wins at global business outlook award

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Ghanaian mobile money and payment processing platform, ALEXpay, has won the Best Money Transfer Application Award at the 2019 Global Business Outlook Awards. The Global Business Outlook awards aim to recognise and reward...
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Teen startup ”cube” releases software for financial institutions – Finance plus (F+)

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CUBE, a startup that exclusively develops software solutions and artificial intelligence has released Finance plus (F+), an entirely new software portal for banks, savings and loans companies, microfinance and credit unions...
ExpressPay, Bank Direct

ExpressPay’s ‘Bank Direct’: For people easily frustrated by banking hall queues

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Straightforward and simple, expressPay is the payment gateway provider and eCommerce marketplace that that allows you to make payment for utilities and other services, conduct bank transactions, purchase airtime and internet...
Appruve wins HiiL’s 2019 Innovative Justice final

Ghanaian startup Appruve wins HiiL’s 2019 Innovative Justice final in Lagos

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Appruve, a Ghanaian startup focused on finance systems has been announced the winner of the 2019 edition of the Hague Institute of Innovation of Law (HiiL) Innovating Justice Challenge West Africa regional final....
Fintech JUMO hits 15 million customers in Africa and Asia

Fintech JUMO hits 15 million customers in Africa and Asia

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JUMO, a fintech organisation operating in Africa and Asia has reached a milestone of 15 million users. This fintech company basically provides next-generation financial services for entrepreneurs in emerging markets. It has...
A decade of MTN Mobile Money: Innovation that transformed the payments ecosystem

10 years of MTN Mobile Money: Innovation that transformed the payments ecosystem

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A little under a decade ago, in 2010, Ghanaians were thrilled when a well-scripted commercial in which an elderly rural dwelling woman excitedly exclaiming "mensa aka oo, mensa aka!"; Twi words...