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Osemo Borealis promotes financial inclusion for unbanked businesses

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Osemo Borealis (OSB), a financial startup has been launched to serve as a microsavings and loan service solution leveraging on digital technology specifically for the unbanked and underbanked. CEO, Anthony Uagboe...
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...
Inlaks Ghana Hyosung ultramodern ATMs

Inlaks Ghana partners Hyosung for ultramodern ATMs in Ghana

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IT infrastructure provider, Inlaks Ghana, has joined hands with South Korean original equipment manufacturer, Hyosung Inc. for new ultramodern ATMs to be introduced in Ghana. These new ATMs are expected to provide...
Chipper Cash raises $6 million for Southern Africa expansion

African payments startup Chipper Cash has raised $6M to expand to southern Africa

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Chipper Cash, the payments startup by Ghanaian Maijid Moujaled and his Ugandan counterpart, Ham Serunjogi, has just raised $6 million seed round led by Deciens Capital. The payments startup intends to use...
Betway Ghana launches fintech challenge, the Betway Fintech Challege. The grand prize of the competition is 20,000 cedis

Betway Ghana launches fintech challenge; 20,000 cedis grand prize

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Betting company, Betway Ghana, has officially launched a Fintech Challenge competition in the country. The official launching of the competition took place with the week at the Accra Digital Centre. The objective...
Sasai integrated social payments platform

Sasai: A new integrated social payments platform launches for Africa

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A new integrated social payments platform, Sasai, has been launched for Africans. This new payments platform was developed by African fintech company, Cassava Fintech International (CFI). The Sasai payments platform will be...
chipper cash convinces american footballer to invest

Ghanaian fintech startup convinces American football legend to invest in it

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Chipper Cash, an African fintech startup has been able to convince Joe Montana, an American Football legend and his company, Liquid 2 Ventures and 500 Startups to invest in it. The...
Nvoicia wins 2019 Seedstars startup competition

Fintech startup Nvoicia wins 2019 Seedstars Ghana competition

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Early last month, we announced that Seedstars World, a global startup incubator, is touring Africa for startups. The 2019 Africa Tour was to select and help startups that come to pitch...
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Mobile Money Interoperability rakes in Gh¢8.3 million after first month

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According to a report on the first month performance of mobile money interoperability, some 96,904 cross-network mobile money transactions valued at ¢8.3 million, took place in the first month after the...
MOVE: The USSD based payment platform for people on the go, fintech

MOVE: Efficient USSD based payment platform for people on the go

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In recent years, the fintech ecosystem of Ghana’s finance sector has experienced some significant development and growth. This is due to efforts made by state institutions as well as private entities...
Ghana’s KudiGO officially launches and plans to enter other African countries.

Ghana’s KudiGO officially launches; plans to enter other African countries

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KudiGO, a Ghanaian fintech startup company, has officially launched after its public beta stage. It is now catching on a USD 300,000 seed round to expand into other areas. After a year...
Five factors to impact fintech cybersecurity

UK pledges support for Fintechs in Nigeria

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The United Kingdom recently reminded everyone of their total commitment to aiding the Nigerian financial technology (Fintech) ecosystem. Ms. Harriet Thompson, who is the British Deputy High Commissioner in Lagos made...
expressPay acquires information security standards certificate

expressPay acquires information security standards certificate

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expressPay, one of the Ghanaian payment services has obtained two information security standards certificates, specifically, ISO27001:2013 and PCI-DSS Level 1. These certificates are international standards that provide the specification for an...
Kudigo MOBEX Africa Awards

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...
2018 Ecobank Fintech Challenge winners

Ecobank announce Winners of 2018 Fintech Challenge

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Nala, Virtual Identity and Wallet.ng dazzle judging panel to be the three winners of the competition; All 11 finalists were officially inducted into the Ecobank Fintech Fellowship programme to explore commercial...
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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...

Verve Launches ‘Live the Good Life Campaign’

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Verve, the largest domestic card scheme in Africa, recently launched a new campaign themed “Live the good life”. The campaign reiterates the essence of the brand, affirming its versatility and the...
KudiGO selected for $450k seed investment

KudiGo gets selected among 5 African startups for $450k seed investment

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Ghanaian fintech startup, KudiGO has been selected along with 4 other fintech startups in Africa to receive seed investment from Founders Factory Africa (FFA) and Standard Bank. Founders Factory Africa is...
Whatsapp banking: A step into the future of finance and customer service, tech news ghana

WhatsApp banking: A step into the future of finance and customer service

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Earlier this year in January, instant messaging tech company, WhatsApp, launched a new product- WhatsApp Business, to help small businesses connect their customers in real time. The product was intended to make...
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Zeepay targets 150m mobile money subscribers in 20 African countries

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Zeepay, a leading African financial technology (fintech) company, is seeking to reach more than 150million mobile money wallets in 20 African countries as it partners global remittance giants to transfer monies...