FTX Africa and Web3Ladies Collaborate on the #WomenWhoCrypto Campaign to Drive Crypto Adoption Through Education

Global Cryptocurrency exchange FTX and Web3Ladies today announced an official partnership to collaborate on #WomenWhoCrypto, a campaign aimed at driving adoption and onboarding African women into the crypto space through education. The Business Development Manager of FTX in Africa Adebayo Juwon said FTX Africa is delighted to work with Web3Ladies […]

Fintech gets CBN approval for payment services

A financial technology organisation, Connect Point Technology Solutions Limited, has received regulatory approval to operate a Payment Solutions Service licence category. The firm said a letter dated April 25, 2022 and signed by the Director, Payments System Management Department, the Central Bank of Nigeria, had granted an approval-in-principle allowing the […]

Nigerian mobility fintech startup Moove raises $105m Series A2 round to scale globally

Nigeria-based mobility fintech startup Moove has raised US$105 million in an oversubscribed Series A2 round to scale to seven new markets across Asia, MENA, and Europe over the next six months.  Founded in 2019 by British-born Nigerians Ladi Delano and Jide Odunsi, Moove is democratising vehicle ownership in Africa by providing revenue-based […]

Flutterwave introduces new product offerings and features after Series D funding

Two days after raising $250 million in a Series D funding, Nigerian fintech unicorn, Flutterwave has unveiled new product offerings and features for individuals, business owners and developers. This announcement came on the official handles of the company across social media. In a video of the announcement, Flutterwave CEO, Olugbenga […]

Microtraction announces investment in fintech startup Pivo, its first deal for the year

VC firm, Microtraction, has announced an investment in Pivo, a startup that provides credit-focused financial services for SME players in the supply chain. This investment comes months after the company announced an investment in Honeycoin, its last investment for the year 2021. Microtraction, whose long-term mission is to accelerate Africa’s transition to a sustainable and […]