Tag: Fintech

African Apps Market

African Mobile App Market Is Booming Propelled by Growing Fintech Space – Report

The Kenyan mobile app and the overall African mobile app market has shown significant growth propelled by a growing fintech space, a rise in...
Ed Magema Chipper Cash

Chipper Cash Raises $6 Million For Expansion as Africa’s Fintech Scene Heats Up

Chipper Cash has raised $6 million and they plan to use that money for expansion, which has been a theme for fintech companies in the continent
google playstore predatory loan apps

Google Cracks the Whip on Predatory Loan Apps on Play Store

You may have seen a deluge of loan apps on the Play Store and they have become quite popular since they offer easy credit...
Dan Karuga - GM Branch East Africa

How This Fintech Has Adapted to the Entrepreneur Journey

In the past five years, mobile financial services have gone from “likely” to “bound to happen” to "now commercially accessible." In 2015, Branch disbursed...

KBA to Explore Steps in Streamlining Fintech As a Disrupter in the Credit Market

The explosion of finetch products continues to take an upward trajectory as new services are launched every passing year. This development, which is marked...
Branch App

Branch Mobile Lending App Disburses 4 Million Dollars in Loans Monthly

If you have never heard of Branch, pay attention. Branch is a mobile lending app, founded in 2015, that offers loans of up to...

Kenyan FinTech Startups Pezesha and Pula Among Recipients of a $250,000 Investment

Digital Financial Services Lab (DFS), an early-stage incubator that supports high potential entrepreneurs refine, grow and launch FinTech businesses in developing countries, has announced that...
Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2017

Five Kenyan Startups Qualify for Ecobank’s Fintech Challenge Competition That Will Be Held in Togo

Ecobank, an independent Pan-African banking organization that has its business in 36 African nations (primarily in the West and Central African regions) has revealed...

Kenyan and Nigerian FinTech Startups Get $50,000 Investment Each from Village Capital

Village Capital is a global venture firm that discovers, develops, and invests in entrepreneurs solving real-world problems. The company, through a three-month investment readiness...

Kenya and Australia Partner to Promote Innovation in Financial Services

The Capital Markets Authority of Kenya (CMA) and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) have partnered with the view of promoting innovation in...

Visa and VC Firm Nest to hold a 4-Day FinTech Innovation Bootcamp

Visa and venture capital firm nest have announced a partnership in launching a 4-day FinTech boot camp designed at helping entrepreneurs shape the future of...

The Global FinTech Hackcelerator is Seeking Grand Solutions in Fintech

The inaugural Global FinTech Hackcelerator has been announced which is a platform for Fintech startups to showcase their solutions.  The hackcelerator, also a Metta opportunity...

Story Of Persistance: How A Kenyan “Villager” Built a World Class Startup

Last night saw the launch of Paykind, an online e-voucher platform that provides for transparent, track-able mobile payment. How? One can instantly send vouchers...