You can now take an Uber ride when you run out of both physical cash and money in your bank account. The ride-hailing company has added another payment feature to its app for users in Africa. Riders can now load their ‘Uber Cash’ wallets with money for rides. It further reduces the need for cash […]
Flutterwave has launched an ecommerce product in a show of ambition to expand use cases among existing and new merchants. It is called Flutterwave Store and is designed to enable small businesses to have an online directory for displaying and taking orders for their products. Users can upload products, set prices and, in some cases, […]
At the Endeavor Nigeria annual gathering in January, Halima Aliko Dangote walks in with her father who is introduced to a group of Flutterwave volunteers from MIT Sloan. Doing the honours is Bolaji Balogun, a 90’s veteran of First City Monument Bank, and CEO of Chapel Hill Denham, a Lagos-based investment consultancy. The Dangotes’ arrival […]
There’s a consolidation going on in the fintech space. Big fintechs are making strategic deals to shore up their bases. Their top acquisition targets may be Flutterwave and Paystack.
Business-to-business payments platform Flutterwave has completed a $35 million Series B round. With operations across eight African countries and the UK, Flutterwave is positioning itself as a strategic partner for companies looking to break into Africa. The company says it will invest its latest funding in improving its technology and expanding its business development team. […]
A new partnership between Flutterwave and Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has opened up a potential Chinese market of over 1 billion people for African merchants.