List of FinTech companies in Ghana

Ghana’s drive toward a cashless economy cannot be achieved without Financial Technology (FinTech).

We’ve been pushed to an era where most people use mobile money services in the country and have seen the birth of FinTech companies that render financial services and provide foreign remittance services from countries worldwide.

Listed in no particular order, here’s a list of FinTech companies in Ghana, driving Ghana’s cashless economy drift with innovative ideas.

FinTech companies in Ghana

Cube Robotic Limited

Cube Robotic Limited provides a financial technology service dubbed Finance Plus (F+). Finance Plus is a custom software building service with developers who use their technical expertise to help Micro-finances, Credit Unions, and Rural Banks that lack the core banking systems to grow. Finance Plus helps facilitate the growth of these financial institutions with tailor-made specialised software.

BezoMoney Technologies Limited

BezoMoney provides a digital solution to informal savings schemes, allowing savings groups and individuals via their digital savings platform. BezoMoney has a wallet for each of the individuals who save with them. The digital savings platform provides access to loans and helps that keeping with them create a comprehensive savings history to ensure transparency. Bezo Money also provides investments, payment options, insurance, group purchase, and pensions services.

iPay Solutions

With the ultimate goal of ensuring an easier means to transfer money across Africa, iPay Ghana, established in 2017, saw the need to create a relevant technology for Africa that would eliminate the complexities of making and receiving payments. Because of this, iPay has been positioned to be a one-stop shop for many payment solutions.

iPay currently provides avenues for online, in-shop, and off-shop payment of goods and services. All that’s needed to effect the transaction is a mobile phone — to ensure ease of cost that empowers businesses to grow and the absolute convenience of customers.

Zeepay Ghana Limited

Zeepay’s fintech company is more focused on international remittances. With operations across Africa, Zeepay provides a platform for inbound international payments from European countries like UK, Germany, Italy, and Holland to African countries like Ghana.

Zeepay provides international remittance, domestic transfer, bill payment, and mobile money services. They recently obtained a license from the Bank of Ghana to roll out Zeepay mobile money in Ghana, which allows users to send and receive money across all networks in Ghana.

ExpressPay

ExpressPay is a leading payment gateway and e-commerce marketplace. Formally, a domestic electronic payment platform, ExpressPay, now provides eCommerce services like airtime purchases for all networks in Ghana, bill payments for pay-TV subscriptions, hotel services, and school fees.

Also, a leading Visa Payment Technology Provider (PTP) and Visa eCommerce processor in Ghana, ExpressPay supports all international payments, including MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Visa, as earlier noted. Founders of ExpressPay recently received the Man of the Year Technology at the enviable Exclusive Man of the Year Awards (EMY) Africa for their immersive feats in Ghana’s growing Fintech industry.

Ozé

Ozé is a Ghanaian startup that provides small business owners and entrepreneurs tools and resources like the requisite data for lifting those businesses to the level of global competitiveness.

Ozé has positioned itself as the business coach that helps SMEs grow and access credit by equipping them with data for making decisions that increase their investment readiness. Ozé developed an app that tracks the daily expenses of a business. The app can be used by business owners for financial calculations bringing them up to speed, updates, and alerts about the health of their business.

Kwidex

Kwidex is a Ghanaian agri-funding startup that uses its crowdfunding platform to fund farmers and agribusinesses in Ghana. The web platform, Kwidex, helps farmers and agribusiness access public funds, which in turn get a share of the farmer’s profit at the end of the farming period. With Kwidex, you set repayment rates, from which the agri-funding platform charges its commission.

Kwidex successfully rolled out its public beta last year, where it helped 60 farmers and raised nearly US$ 10,000 for farms. Kwidex also got a pre-seeding fund of US$ 10,000 from DAI Global LLC the previous year. The brains behind Kwidex received a cash prize of GHS 20,000 for winning the first-ever Betway Fintech Challenge and then resolved to start Kwidex in 2019 after participating in the Kosmos Innovation Center Agri-Tech Challenge.

Nvoicia

Nvoicia – Growth Factor Technologies is a business financing Fintech Company that stimulates growth by providing financial solutions for Micro-Small/Medium Entities (MSMEs). Nvoicia provides an avenue that enables credit clients of Small and Medium enterprises to pay them within 24 hours. This prevents late payment-induced cash flow issues in these businesses. Nvoicia was founded in 2018 by a team of 4 2018 graduates from the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology.

Hubtel

Founded in 2005, Hubtel was made to help businesses manage payments and communications with customers. Hubtel does so by organising in-store, online, and mobile sales for these businesses, allowing customers to buy and pay for items. Hubtel delivers these items to them in minutes.

BitSika

Bitsika is an app that uses blockchain technology to instantly help users across Africa receive money from any part of the world, at no cost. The app allows users to create a virtual shopping card, which can be used for making payments on all online Visa card-accepting stores.

PennySmart

PennySmart, as its name suggests, provides you with a smart way to save your penny. This savings-oriented platform gives you interest in your savings account. The savings platform allows you to determine the amount you want to save and how often the amount should be deducted into your savings account.

Inclusive Financial Technologies

FinTech companies in Ghana

Inclusive Financial Technologies offers a platform through their Inclusive ID API that enables unbanked Africans to connect to the global economy. With the single identity verification API, African banks’ customers can participate in cross-border trade and access financial services remotely.

Logiciel Ghana

Logiciel Ghana, an innovative cash mobility platform, makes banking and money transfer easy in Africa. The company uses IT cloud and mobile technologies to help financial institutions, cash-based enterprises and governments increase their revenues and improve their efficient money mobilisation and distribution service. Logiciel does this by assisting governments in closing revenue loopholes in tolls and tax collection processes, and financial institutions, by giving them a much easier way to sell their banking products.

Damansah

Damansah provides a smart and effective way for informal entrepreneurs to manage their finances properly. This is done by helping them collect and organise their finances while increasing sales. Damansah provides all these services through their Damansah Smartshop mobile app. Damansah is an Ivory Coast-based fintech company currently operating in Ghana.

PaySail

PaySail is a payroll service provider that helps employers to undertake the processes involved in paying their employees efficiently. It helps them organise employee records, compute payroll taxes and social security contributions, generate payslips and finally effect the salary payment. PaySail is based in Accra, Ghana and has been in active operation since 2014.

DigiTeller

DigiTeller is a self-banking platform that allows banks to communicate with customers to check their account balances effortlessly, find ATMs, create accounts, and much more without going to the bank.

Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems(GhiPSS)

Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems(GhiPSS) is a Government of Ghana agency which undertakes financial technology by interconnecting banks. They ensure all ATMs and E-zwitch POS are linked so that customers of all Ghana banks can cross-use them conveniently.

GhiPSS is wholly owned by the Bank of Ghana and has been mandated to implement and manage a payment system infrastructure for all Ghana financial institutions, enabling them to communicate and exchange data. This payment infrastructure is what all banks in Ghana are now using.

Services currently offered on the GhiPSS payment infrastructure include the Cheque Codeline Clearing(CCC) system, National Switching and Processing System-gh-link, National Switch & Biometric Smart Card Payment System, e-zwich and the Ghana Automated Clearing House (GACH) systems – Direct Credit And Direct Debit.

Clydestone

Clydestone is one of the oldest running payment system service providers in Ghana. Founded in 1989, the ICT company currently offers services like Acquirer Authentication Platform for payment platforms like Visa, MasterCard, and American Express, among others. Clydestone also provides vital services like Global switch(G-Switch), G-secure issuance, Cheque Truncation and ACH Systems. The company is also operational in Nigeria, Kenya and the United Kingdom.

IT Consortium

IT Consortium is a financial services technology solutions provider which provides products that cut across various sectors of our economy. These services include Mobile Banking, Debit orders, School Fees, Fidelity Y’ello Save, Foon & Pay, Mobile Teller, and cardless ATMs. It is currently one of the leading financial services providers in Africa.

BlueSPACE Africa

BlueSPACE Africa is a pan African business Financial Technology integration company that builds systems to secure transactions. BlueSPACE currently offers service packages like BlueCash, Blue Trade, BlueTRX, BlueHost, BluePay and BlueX.

PaySwitch

PaySwitch is a payment processing company which provides integrated payment solutions. PaySwitch currently works with commercial banks, non-banking financial institutions and telecommunications networks, providing ease of cost. PaySwitch was established in 2015.

Bloom Impact

Bloom Impact helps small business owners grow their businesses by providing them with easy ways to secure finance through their smartphones. Bloom Impact works with partners like commercial banks, Microfinance institutions and P2P crowdfunders. They have digitised business funding to the extent that, as a business owner, you only need a mobile phone to access it.

Besides the loans, Bloom Impact also helps these business owners by providing them with savings accounts. Bloom Impact was founded in 2017 by Carol Caruso and David Hutchful.

Mazzuma

Mazzuma is a mobile payment system that allows its users to send and receive money across all networks in Ghana, including airtime purchases and bill payment options, all at no cost.

Mazzuma provides a convenient remittance service that allows users to receive money from Europe into their mobile money accounts in Ghana. The company sells MAZ tokens, which power these global cross-border and P2P payments. It also does so by using cryptocurrency. It can integrate its services into online shops via a plugin so that MAZ tokens can be used to make payments on such platforms.

It also has Mazzuma Bots, which allows you to send and receive money on Telegram and Messenger. It is powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and developer APIs that integrate Mazzuma payments into websites and mobile applications. Mazzuma was founded by Nii-Osai Osai-Dade and Kofi Genfi in 2017.

Please subscribe to our YouTube Channel for Tech video stories and tutorials if you liked this article. You can also find us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook or email the editor at [email protected] for advertisement opportunities.

Are you enjoying your time on JBKlutse?

Articles like these are sponsored free for everyone through the support of generous readers just like you. Thanks to their partnership in our mission, we reach more than 50,000 unique users monthly!

Please help us continue to bring the tech narrative to people everywhere through relevant and simple tech news, reviews, buying guides, and more.

Support JBKkutse with a gift today!

Leave a Comment