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This Nigerian Fintech Unicorn is Taking Egypt by Storm

According to a press report published by Forbes Middle East, OPay has garnered a significant amount of support in Egypt. The Nigeria-founded fintech entity is one of Africa's most valuable startups and unquestionably one of Africa's fintech unicorns. It is...

The Top 5 Most Impactful African Fintechs of 2021

There have been several changes in the economy and structure of African nations over the last year. Several people were obliged to stay at home due to the epidemic, COVID-19, and go primarily cashless. Africa's Fintech came to the rescue,...

Africa’s 5 Unicorn Startups – Which Has the Highest Valuation?

Recently, global engineering talent outsourcer Andela reached the highly exalted status as a unicorn startup - a startup with a valuation of $1-billion or more. Andela joins an exceedingly exclusive group as one of Africa's 5 startup unicorns currently...

Wave Closes Largest Series A Round for an African FinTech at $200-Million

Wave, a Senegal-based mobile money provider have raised $200-million in a Series A round of funding, reports Tech Crunch. The investment marks the largest-ever Series A funding round for a fintech startup in Africa, and it values Wave at around...

Nigeria’s OPay Raises $400-Million in Largest Investment Round by African Startup

Nigeria-based fintech OPay has secured $400-million during a new funding round left by SoftBank Vision Fund, Japanese conglomerate SoftBank's venture capital arm. According to Tech Cabal, this latest funding round brings total investments into OPay to $570-million and sees the...

Top 4 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. After months of planning and preparation, South Africa's Karpowership deal falls short. "Unicorn" FinTech startups have allowed mobile payments to explode...

Startup “Unicorns” Help Mobile Money Soar in Africa

A recent GSMA report reveals that there are 1.2 billion registered global mobile money accounts. 560-million of these registered accounts are in Africa. The GSMA, which represents several mobile network firms, states that "Sub-Saharan Africa has been at the...

Opera’s OPay Still Planning African Expansion via Nigerian “Super App”

Opera's African fintech startup OPay remains committed to building a multi-service super app in Nigeria as the foundation to expand on the continent. OPay will also continue to operate ORide for limited passenger service — though the company is shifting...

Opera announces shared investment in OPay Nigeria

Provider of a rapidly growing mobile payment service and consumer platform, OPay has raised $50 million in total funding. The lead investors included IDG Capital, Sequoia China, Source Code Capital, Meituan-Dianping, GSR Ventures and Opera. OPay plans to use...

Opera integrates web payment platform in Kenya

Opera, the Norwegian developer of Opera Mini, has integrated a new web payment platform in Kenya which directly runs on the Opera Mini browser. This is part of the Opera’s $100 million investment initiative to grow the African digital...
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BroadReach Group and BAO Systems- a US-based health IT organization, have signed a collaboration agreement that will expand how...
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