Ukheshe Rebrands to EFT Corporation to Lead Fintech Innovation and Banking Beyond Tomorrow

Ukheshe has announced its official rebranding to EFT Corporation. The move consolidates Ukheshe’s pioneering digital solutions with EFT Corporation’s extensive reach and


Ecobank Group Launches 2024 Fintech Challenge

Ecobank, the pan-African financial services Group, has opened applications to the 7th edition of its Fintech Challenge. This annual competition


Paystack-Led Investors Acquire Fintech Startup, Brass

Brass, a Nigerian fintech startup, has been acquired by an investment group led by Paystack, with participation from PiggyVest, Ventures

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Visa Names African Fintech Startups For the 2nd Cohort of its Accelerator Program

Visa, a global digital payments firm, has announced the startups shortlisted from across Africa to participate in the second cohort

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Egyptian Fintech Startup, Swypex Secures $4m Seed Round

Swypex, the Egyptian fintech startup, has raised a $4 million seed investment round led by Accel. The investment also included


Ghanaian Fintech Company, Zeepay Secures Equity to Support its Ongoing Expansion

Zeepay, the Ghanaian fintech company, has announced the completion of an equity investment by pan-African investment firms Africa50, Oikocredit, Injaro,

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Moroccan Fintech Startup, tookeez Raises $1.5m to Reshape Customer Loyalty Ecosystem

tookeez, the Moroccan fintech startup, has raised $1.5 million from Azur Innovation Fund, a public-private seed capital fund, to boost


Nigerian Fintech Startup, Pivo Shuts Down

Pivo, a Nigerian fintech startup, has shut down a year after raising $2 million in seed round. Founded in 2021

Fintech Payment

Who’s Leading the Fintech Pack in Africa?

The local fintech bubble may have burst, with valuations becoming much lower as investors look for profitability and maturity instead of growth

Fintech Payment

Konnect Emerges as the Sole Tunisian Fintech Selected for the Visa Accelerator Program in Africa

Konnect, the Tunisian fintech revolutionizing financial services in Tunisia, has been announced as the sole Tunisian representative accepted into the