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African Venture Capital trends to watch

The most exciting and gratifying trend to see in action is the ability of African founders to pave the way when it comes to creating commercially innovative solutions that can scale seamlessly and compete across the globe.

Flutterwave announces more funding as Iyinoluwa Aboyeji steps down

Nigerian FinTech startup, Flutterwave, has announced that it has completed the extension of its Series A funding round. The extension of the financing received participation from new and current investors such as Mastercard, CRE Ventures, Fintech Collective, 4DX Ventures, Raba Capital, and others. Flutterwave has not disclosed the amount of

Paystack raises $8 million

Paystack, a Nigeria-based FinTech startup that provides payments tools to businesses in Afrika, has concluded its Series A funding round of $8 million. The Series A funding round was led by Stripe with Visa also participating while Tencent and Y Combinator also participated by providing follow-on funding. ![Nigeria Paystack FinTech

The changing face of home entertainment

Technology is changing the face of home entertainment in Afrika, with streaming becoming the primary revenue driver for both music and video. Budget films created on the continent are also using this medium to more exposure for their art. Even the gaming industry offers online variants to traditional options in

Nigeria's FinTech startups invited to apply for Mastercrad's Start Path programme

FinTech startups from Nigeria have been encouraged to apply to participate in Mastercard's 2018 Start Path programme. The 2018 Start Path programme is open to later-stage startups from Nigeria who, as Mastercard puts it, are rethinking banking and payments and have raised a significant seed or Series A round of

Flutterwave Has Raised Over $10 Million In A Series A Funding Round

Flutterwave, a FinTech company that provides payments infrastructure for banks and businesses to make and accept payments across Afrika, has raised over $10 million in a Series A funding round. The round was led by Greycroft Partners and Green Visor Capital. Flutterwave has been making some notable strides in 2017.

Flutterwave Has Partnered With Telegram As A Bot Payments Provider

FinTech company, Flutterwave, has partnered with Telegram as a Bot Payments provider. This comes after on 18 May 2017 the secure messaging company announced an update to their platform which allowed for Bot Payments. ![Telegram Bot Payments](/content/images/2017/05/ezgif-1-182b9cf57f.gif) How Telegram Bot Payments work. The latest