Kora opens UK office as it evolves its pan-African payment infrastructure

Kora, the company building Africa’s high-fidelity payment infrastructure, today announces the launch of its UK office. Kora partnered with the Government of Birmingham to power this expansion via the West Midlands Growth Company, an organisation responsible for driving regional investment promotion and economic development for the West Midlands and the […]

Techstars-backed Nigerian fintech Vesti

Nigerian fintech startup Vesti, which simplifies banking for intending immigrants and those who have newly-arrived in a new country, is planning expansion into a host of new countries this year after securing backing from Techstars. Launched in May 2021 by two Nigerian brothers – Olusola and Abimbola Amusan, both immigrants […]

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 […]