Nigerian Fintech Founder: ‘African Fintechs Have a Greater Scale Potential Than Other Tech Startups’

The African fintech industry has grown rapidly over the past few years and this has caught the attention of some well-resourced venture capital (VC) firms.

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Report: Africa Fintech Startups Raised $2 Billion in 2021

Africa’s fintech startups are reported to have raised $2 billion in the past year alone. This amount dwarfs the $231 million that was raised in

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Bank of Uganda Reportedly Commences CBDC Study

The Bank of Uganda (BOU) has commenced a study that explores the feasibility of issuing a digital currency. However, an executive with the institution warned

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Congo Based Startup Jambo Raises $7.5 Million in Seed Funding Round

A Congo-based Web3 app developer, Jambo, recently said it raised $7.5 million in a seed funding round. According to a report, the startup’s successful seed

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Report: Blockchain and Crypto VC Investments Grew Almost Tenfold During 2021 in Latam

A new report issued by LAVCA, the Association for Private Capital Investment in Latin America, has found that the venture capital (VC) investment in the

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Flutterwave Raises $250 Million in Series D Funding Round, Startup Now Valued at Over $3 Billion

Fintech startup Flutterwave announced recently that it has raised $250 million from its Series D funding round. The funding round, which attracted international investors, saw

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Study: US Financial Advisors Expect Proportion of Crypto Holding Clients to Increase by 60%

According to the findings of a new survey, the number of financial advisors currently counseling crypto holding clients is expected to double from the current

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