Tag: Africa

Oradian closes another investment, just days after previous

Micro-finance banking software developer Oradian has closed funding from Goodwell Investments, just days after its previous equity round.

BitPesa buys TransferZero to plant deeper roots in Europe

BitPesa, a blockchain payments platform for Africa and Europe, has purchased TransferZero, an international, online money transfer platform.

Partech’s new Africa-focused fund moves past halfway mark for its ?100m...

Global venture firm Partech has launched a new fund targeting investments in Africa.

BIMA lands $96.6m investment from Allianz X

BIMA, a micro-insurance provider for Africa, Asia and Latin America has received a $96.6m investment from Allianz X.

Jumo receives $6m from Finnfund as part of a new credit...

Mobile financial services provider Jumo has received a $6m debt instrument from Finland-based Finnfund, as part of a credit round.

Bahrain launch FinTech hub focused on Middle East and Africa

The Bahrain Economic Development Board and FinTech Consortium have launched Bahrain FinTech Bay, a FinTech hub dedicated to the Middle East and Africa.

Zazu eyes ?150,000 to launch digital-only bank in Africa

Zazu is looking to raise ?150,000 through an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, as it prepares to launch its new digital-only bank in Africa.

Branch International said to raise $2m debt financing

Mobile lender Branch International has reportedly raised $2m in debt financing from Nabo Capital and fund managers.

Nairobi-based Lendable closes $6.5m Series A

Nairobi-based Lendable has closed a $6.5m Series A funding round to help with market expansion plans.

Funding to Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies companies is set to hit a...

Investments to the Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies sector made a strong start to the year with 72% of last years’ total funding already committed. Total investment...

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