38 FinTech Companies in Kenya to Look out for in 2017

February 17, 2017    By : Elena Mesropyan

While being the largest unserved market that has dropped out of sight of the global financial system, Africa as a market has all the prerequisites promising to serve as a firm foundation for FinTech growth and development. Among the key

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63 Companies Shaping Africa’s FinTech Ecosystem

December 13, 2016    By : Elena Mesropyan

Africa is the largest unserved market that has dropped out of sight of the global financial system. Some estimates suggest that there are ~330 million adult Africans, who lack access to formal financial services, which signifies tremendous opportunities for financial

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What’s the Endgame for FinTech?

October 27, 2016    By : Elena Mesropyan

Amidst all the excitement and sometimes overinflation of financial technology startups’ disruptive potential, entrepreneurs often can’t zoom out a bit out and see a bigger picture. While it is understandable when your startup rapidly gains traction and there are no

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Top 10 Non-US FinTech Financing Rounds in 2015 Resulted in $135 Million Raised

March 12, 2016    By : Kate

While US FinTech companies are usually the center of attention when it comes to funds raised, there are foreign players worth looking out for. 10 non-US FinTech financing cases through various rounds in 2015 brought significant funds from notable investors.

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19 Bitcoin Remittance Startups That Won’t Let the Cryptocurrency Die

February 5, 2016    By : Kate

Bitcoin has recently become quite a debatable topic as the opinions are diverse when it comes to the question of whether bitcoin use in terms of security and other risks related to cryptocurrency. There are even some compelling reasons why

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13 Blockchain & Bitcoin Companies That Raised Serious Funding in 2015

November 16, 2015    By : Kate

Many VCs have poured money into bitcoin/blockchain startups realizing the potential of what could become the “IC engine” of FinTech, and rightly so. Some of these startups are at the cutting edge of problem-solving. Also, investment of time, energy and

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11 Money Transfer Companies Using Blockchain Technology

October 23, 2015    By : Amit

Remittance (Money Transfer Service) has always been dominated by companies like Western Union and MoneyGram. But new players and startups are trying to make the scenario competitive by offering different forms of money transfer services. With the advent of digital

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