Kenyan, Nigerian startups make global Fintech 100

[ad_1] Fintech startups from Kenya and Nigeria have been named amongst the 50 best emerging fintech companies in the world as part of the annual Fintech 100 report compiled by KPMG and H2 Ventures. The Fintech 100 report offers an in-depth view of the most exciting tech-enabled financial services startups and organisations globally, with this… Read more Kenyan, Nigerian startups make global Fintech 100

Nigerian fintech startup Amplify to launch social banking solution

Nigerian online payments startup Amplify is partnering leading local banks to launch mTransfers, a social banking solution that lets customers transfer funds and perform other banking services via WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and other social messaging platforms. Disrupt Africa reported last year on the launch of Amplify, which helps businesses accept recurring payments… Read full story… Read more Nigerian fintech startup Amplify to launch social banking solution

5 fintech ventures in Africa building better financial services

We take a look at five leading fintech ventures in Africa striving to build and deliver financial services across the continent- Maria Ukpere     NetPlus / Mastercard – SA Nigerian tech start-up (Netplus) and Mastercard come together to deliver a cashless online shopping payment solution. The Mastercard e-commerce solution empowers the consumer, the e-retailer… Read more 5 fintech ventures in Africa building better financial services

Nigerian fintech company wins Startup Istanbul Demo Day

Nigerian fintech company Advancio Interactive has been crowned winner of the Startup Istanbul Challenge, becoming the second African startup to win the international competition since its inception five years ago. This year’s Startup Istanbul brought together over 4,000 delegates and 500 startups from 65 countries around the world; in a four day programme of keynotes,…… Read more Nigerian fintech company wins Startup Istanbul Demo Day

Over $1 million for fintech startups, ₦2 million equity-free cash for entrepreneurs and more

Just like trains on high speed, opportunities move across the globe on a daily basis. There are so many opportunities to explore this week. Entrepreneurs particularly have a lot to gain. Browse through the exciting list and do not hesitate to apply where and when necessary. Techpoint Build 2018 Happening in Lagos on January 27,… Read more Over $1 million for fintech startups, ₦2 million equity-free cash for entrepreneurs and more

FinTech may strip control from central banks to telecoms regulators — Okere

A global trend capable of stripping the power of financial and monetary regulations from central banks of countries to their telecoms regulators is emerging. This was the submission of leading techprenuer and founder, CWG Plc., Mr. Austin Okere in his keynote presentation during a recent seminar organized by Nigeria Information Technology Reporters’ Association (NITRA),… Read… Read more FinTech may strip control from central banks to telecoms regulators — Okere

FinTech: Banking hall transactions dip by 25%

Banking halls are getting less attractive to customers. Huge transactions now happen outside the banking halls, courtesy of rising influence of Financial Technology (FinTech) in taking financial services to customers, the Managing Director, Nigeria Interbank Settlement System (NIBSS), Adebisi Shonubi, has said. The NIBSS provides the infrastructure for automated processing, settlement of… Read full story… Read more FinTech: Banking hall transactions dip by 25%

Accion Venture Lab to deliver Masterclass and Fintech Office Hours at Lagos Startup Week

http://eepurl.com/1MXSP Accion Venture Lab, the seed-stage investment initiative of financial inclusion leader, Accion,  will host a Customer Acquisition Masterclass and Fintech office hours on Thursday, 28th September 2017, as part of Lagos Startup Week 2017. Please find below the details: Customer Acquisition Masterclass Date:  Thursday, 28th September 2017 Time: 10:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M

CASH is the greatest challenge of the African FinTech industry – Aziz Yerima, CEO PayDunya

PayDunya is a FinTech startup amongst those that pitched at the very recent Seedstars Dakar. The startup focuses on payment for businesses and start-ups. TechMoran chats with the co-founder and CEO, Abdulaziz Yerima as he shares insights about his startup. Why he thinks PayDunya would survive in an almost saturated FinTech industry, how they are being… Read more CASH is the greatest challenge of the African FinTech industry – Aziz Yerima, CEO PayDunya

The rise of FinTech startups in Nigeria: Would we still need banks later on?

[ad_1] Hey, I was doing a bit of thinking and I came up with this. Are we truly approaching a period in Nigeria when we might not need the services of most conventional commercial banks? Emphasis on “conventional”. Of course, FinTech startups could be referred to as “banks” but not conventional ones. In very recent… Read more The rise of FinTech startups in Nigeria: Would we still need banks later on?