In a continuation of activity in Nigeria’s fintech space, Okra, an API fintech startup has secured a $1m pre-seed funding from TLCom Capital
After having a fantastic 2019, the year 2020 has been tough for OPay. Since the start of the year, the okada ban and the pandemic have disrupted its plans.
GTBank wants to restructure as a holdings company. Its CEO, Segun Agbaje, made the disclosure during the bank’s earnings call for the fourth quarter of 2019.
My Life In Tech is putting human faces to some of the innovative startups, investments and policy formations driving the technology sector across Africa. For Women’s Month, we are profiling some of Africa’s female founders, C-suite executives, investors, and policymakers. When I meet Tomilola Adejana, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Bankly in January at the […]
For many small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria and across Africa, access to finance anywhere on the continent remains a critical issue that determines to what degree a business is able to grow and scale its operations. And so, despite accounting for 96% of the businesses in a country like Nigeria and contributing […]
Helping emerging enterprises and individual borrowers access reliable credit is good business. When your model also helps banks guarantee recurring returns, chances are you’ll get business requests from various zip codes. That’s the two-sentence synopsis of Migo’s expansion from a money lending startup with an office in Lagos and registered in San Mateo, California, to […]