Tag : Mobile Money

dLocal Keeps Expanding African Footprint, Granted Payment Service Licenses for Kenya and Rwanda
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dLocal Keeps Expanding African Footprint, Granted Payment Service Licenses for Kenya and Rwanda

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dLocal’s ability to directly process local payments will enable international merchants to accept payments, regardless of the platform, benefiting buyers and sellers dLocal Limited, a technology-first payments platform enabling global enterprise merchants to connect with billions of consumers in emerging markets, announced the Central Bank of Kenya and the National......
Kora Launches USD Card-Acquiring in Africa
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Kora Launches USD Card-Acquiring in Africa

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New product to help accelerate Africa’s participation in global trade As part of its renewed global strategy, pan-African payments infrastructure, Kora has launched USD card-acquiring, allowing merchants on its platform to accept payments in US dollars. Kora’s Payin service allows merchants to receive customer payments using various popular payment methods, including mobile money, bank......
Strike Expands “Send Globally” to the Philippines, Bringing Lightning-Fast Money Transfers from the US
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Strike Expands “Send Globally” to the Philippines, Bringing Lightning-Fast Money Transfers from the US

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Strike, the world’s leading digital payments platform built on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network, announced the expansion of its “Send Globally” product to the Philippines. Send Globally now enables fast, secure, and low-cost money transfers between the U.S. and the Philippines, revolutionizing traditional cross-border payment services. “However, with the integration of Pouch.ph......
Plesion Capital Announces Launch and Inaugural Investment
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Plesion Capital Announces Launch and Inaugural Investment

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Makes first investment in XENO, a fintech platform helping millions in Africa to plan, save and invest Plesion Capital announced its formation as a social impact venture capital firm focused on partnering with mission-based entrepreneurs and companies to combat poverty around the world. Plesion Capital’s strategy is predicated on making......
Strike Launches Lightning-Fast Money Transfers to Africa
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Strike Launches Lightning-Fast Money Transfers to Africa

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Strike, the world’s leading digital payments platform built on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network, announced its “Send Globally” feature, enabling instant, low-cost payments to Africa. Strike’s Send Globally is available to all Strike users in the U.S. starting today, with initial coverage for Nigeria, Kenya, and Ghana. “What we have built reduces......
PalmPay Hits 10 Million User Milestone in Nigeria
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PalmPay Hits 10 Million User Milestone in Nigeria

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PalmPay, a fintech innovator aiming to make digital payment more accessible and flexible, announced that it has reached 10 million users in Nigeria. This represents a doubling in its user base within just six months and puts its customer numbers in the same league as major institutions only 3 years after......
Altman Solon Survey Reveals Trust in Mobile Service Providers Drives Mobile Money Adoption in Emerging Markets
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Altman Solon Survey Reveals Trust in Mobile Service Providers Drives Mobile Money Adoption in Emerging Markets

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Extensive survey across 17 markets found strong interest in mobile financial services among consumers, new opportunities for mobile money operators and telecom providers Consumers across Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, and Southeast Asia are bypassing traditional banking services in favor of less expensive and more convenient Mobile Finance Services (MFS)......
United Bank for Africa Partners with Cellulant to Expand its Reach in 19 Markets across Africa
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United Bank for Africa Partners with Cellulant to Expand its Reach in 19 Markets across Africa

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Partnership between United Bank for Africa and Cellulant extends payments services for merchants and consumers across the African continent Africa’s global bank, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, and leading Pan-African Payments Company Cellulant have announced a partnership that will extend payment services for merchants and consumers across 19 key African......
Taptap Send Raises $65 Million Series B to Expand Cross-Border Fintech Platform
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Taptap Send Raises $65 Million Series B to Expand Cross-Border Fintech Platform

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Spark Capital leads new round to fuel expansion of mobile cross-border financial flows, benefiting those who need it most Taptap Send, a community focused cross-border financial platform, announced a $65M Series B funding round led by Spark Capital, with participation from Unbound and previous leads Reid Hoffman and Canaan Partners,......
Eastern Africa BFSI Summit 2021: Digital Transformation Accelerates Open Banking Ecosystem
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Eastern Africa BFSI Summit 2021: Digital Transformation Accelerates Open Banking Ecosystem

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Business leaders and ICT experts from Eastern Africa and the globe will convene Sep 23 for the Eastern Africa BFSI Summit 2021, an offline event to unpack the opportunities of digital transformation for African financial industry. The event will highlight the changes, challenges and opportunities in the post-epidemic era and ways to accelerate financial......
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