In the days before smartphones, the relationship between banks and technology companies in Nigeria used to be that the latter built platforms while the former offered services. Companies like Interswitch and Systemspecs are forerunners of today’s fintech boom, helping banks receive payments and extend services across platforms in the first decade of the 2000’s. Today, […]
Eversend allows you send money across African countries, but it wants to be known for more than that.
The company’s CEO shares their ambitions to become an African neobank
The BackEnd is a dive into the product development process in African tech. We take you into the mind of those who conceived, designed and built the product; highlighting product uniqueness, user behaviour assumptions and challenges during the product cycle. Ever wondered why two digital products offering the exact same services go off on two […]
Will it stifle innovation? Nigeria’s Central Bank’s draft regulations for a sandbox for fintechs is a familiar mix of flexibility and rigidity
Fintech startup, OPay is temporarily shutting down its transportation and logistics verticals in Nigeria as it focuses on building e-commerce services.
My Life In Tech is putting human faces to some of the innovative startups, investments and policy formations driving the technology sector across Africa. This week, we head to Tunisia where more than 60% of adults do not have a bank account and transactions are very cash-heavy. Kaoun cofounder, Anis Kallel is trying to change that. […]