MTN Mobile Money API: Fostering innovation in Ghana's FinTech ecosystem

MTN Mobile Money API: Fostering innovation in Ghana’s FinTech ecosystem

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Not so long ago, MTN celebrated a decade of its industry revolutionizing Mobile Money (MoMo) financial platform. And it wasn't long after that when developers were excited to learn that the...
As the digital boom looms, this is the time for African retailers to come online

As the digital boom looms, this is the time for African retailers to come...

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As the days pass by, the number of African consumers coming online keeps increasing. Compared to other demographics, commercial habits of the African consumer keeps evolving quite faster. McKingsey Global Institute...
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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...
GCB G-Money wallet

GCB G-Money mobile wallet to be launched on Jan 30

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The GCB G-Money mobile wallet announced last year is officially going to see the light by the end of this month. The new financial service from the Ghana Commercial Bank 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...
Emergent Technology acquires Ghana-based Interpay Africa

Emergent Technology acquires Ghana-based Interpay Africa

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Ghana based payments processor, Interpay Limited (“Interpay Africa”) has been recently acquired by Emergent Technology.  Emergent Technology Holdings LP is a global financial technology firm. Interpay Africa connects merchant in Africa to both...

Nigerian fintech startup Okra secures $1mn pre-seed funding

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Nigerian fintech platform Okra has secured a $1mn pre-seed fundraise from TLcom Capital, strengthening its push to build the infrastructure for Africa’s next wave of fintech innovation. With the first API in Africa to...
Korba universal shortcode

Korba has introduced a universal shortcode for all networks in Ghana

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Telecom subscribers in Ghana can now access their USSD services via a universal shortcode. This universal shortcode has been launched by Korba, a Ghanaian fintech startup that is run by Halges...
Zeepay mobile money service to be rolled out in Ghana soon

Zeepay mobile money service to be rolled out in Ghana soon

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Zeepay mobile money service would soon be possible for customers of Zeepay Ghana. This development comes with the Bank of Ghana recently granting an Electronic Money Issuer (EMI) or mobile money...
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 joins 2019 Fbstart Accelerator

Ghanaian startup Appruve joins the 2019 FbStart Accelerator in Nigeria

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Facebook’s accelerator programme in Nigeria popularly known as the FbStart Accelerator has announced the startups partaking the programme for 2019. Among the FbStart Accelerator’s class of 2019 is Ghana’s own Appruve. Appruve...
Andrew Fassnidge

Andrew Fassnidge writes: The race to dethrone cash is on 

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Cash is king. Correction, cash was king. It seems cash has an enemy. Technology. Technology plays a huge role in economic development and supporting the growth of Africa. No matter the...
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Bloom Impact: The secret to accessing finance for your small business

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If you own or run a small business in Ghana, you would know that having access to funds is like walking in the desert and expecting to find water. Your business...
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Fintech in Ghana: Financial inclusion and the drive towards a cashless economy

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Financial Technology, widely known by the moniker 'FinTech', is the application of technology in delivering financial products and services to clients or customers. While technology on its own was nothing new...
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...
Bsystems to provide business solutions at Kotoka Airport T3

Tech solutions provider Bsystems joins Ecobank to provide business solutions for travellers at Kotoka...

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Bsystems Limited, a Ghanaian leading global provider of technology solutions, has launched a new digital business solutions centre at the Kotoko International Airport (KIA) in Accra. The new digital business solutions...
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...
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...
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...
G-Money: 5 Strong reasons why you'd want to sign up for an account

G-Money: 5 reasons you should sign up for an account

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GCB Bank's G-Money mobile wallet platform was launched earlier this year; becoming the first product of the sort to come from the banking industry of the financial sector. While it is...