Accelerating FinTech innovation in Egypt

Egypt's American University Venture Lab, which is based in Cairo, has announced a collaboration with Temenos, the banking software company, which will see them both looking to work towards strengthening and accelerating Cairo's FinTech startups ecosystem. As part of the collaboration, Temenos will provide startups with access to their core…

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Nigerian FinTech startup, Mines, set to expand across Afrika

Nigerian FinTech startup, Mines, has reported that it has closed its Series A funding round of $13 million. The Series A funding round was led by The Rise Fund with Velocity Capital, Western Technology Investments, First Ally Capital, X/Seed Capital, NYCA Partners, Persistent Capital, Singularity Investments, Trans Sahara Investments,…

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Discussion about financial inclusion with WIZZIT's Brian Richardson

Financial inclusion seems to be the latest buzzword when it comes to financial services and FinTech in Afrika. Just recently, the International Finacial Corporation (IFC), the United Nations and Ant Financial were in Ethiopia to discuss with the country's president the opportunities presented by digital financial inclusion. However, when one…

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