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Nairobi-based FinTech firm raises €40-million for expansion

Nairobi-based FinTech firm raises €40-million for expansion

 

Dutch-African mobile health payments platform Care International has raised EUR40 million in Series A funding to expand into new markets.

Equity, Safaricom in FinTech alliance

Equity, Safaricom in FinTech alliance

Companies plan to roll out more product and share technical knowledge.

Digital IDs will drive financial inclusion in Africa

Digital IDs will drive financial inclusion in Africa

FSD Kenya executive Victor Malu offers his perspective at Seamless East Africa Conference.

Diaspora banking secures 38% revenue increase for Equity

Diaspora banking secures 38% revenue increase for Equity

Company says FinTech innovation and digitisation has powered rapid growth of this banking.

Kenya needs to regulate FinTech say digital lenders

Kenya needs to regulate FinTech say digital lenders

Market operators call for more discussion with government at Seamless East Africa conference.

Kenyan cryptocurrency to list

Kenyan cryptocurrency to list

Tangle-based Aidos Kuneen announces plans for Q1 2019.

Mobile digital lenders flood Kenya's finance market

Mobile digital lenders flood Kenya's finance market

Senior executive from African Guarantee Fund says there is a US$155 billion funding gap for SMEs in Africa.

Kenya's Cellulant partners Facebook for AR-based discovery platform

Kenya's Cellulant partners Facebook for AR-based discovery platform

Kenyan brand Huddah Cosmetics has been selected as the first social commerce merchant on Mula.

US Blockchain firm eyes mobile money crypto opportunity in Kenya

US Blockchain firm eyes mobile money crypto opportunity in Kenya

East African country considers greater investment in tech, with AI and Blockchain taskforce roadmap scheduled for release in September.

Safaricom, Western Union partner to form M-Pesa Global

Safaricom, Western Union partner to form M-Pesa Global

Companies believe alliance is a game-changer in money transfer market.

East Africa's first online forex trading platform

East Africa's first online forex trading platform

EGM Securities says offering is also a first for Kenya and enables trading via multiple payment channels, including M-Pesa.