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Nigeria Fintechs take lead in Africa, attract $122 million fund in 2019

The Financial Technology (Fintech) industry in Nigeria has come to stay, as it took the lead in Africa attracting $122 million in funds in 2019.
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Fintech: Increasing funding rounds affirms growth opportunities 

Flutterwave, an African focused fintech company disclosed that it secured US$35 million through its Series B funding round.
FSD Africa invests $3.2 million in two African fintech firms operating in Nigeria

FSD Africa invests $3.2 million in two African fintech firms operating in Nigeria 

Two fintech companies in Africa, MFS Africa and Frontclear, have secured $3.2 million worth of investments from FSD Africa Investments.
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Fintech: Growth frontier of the next decade 

Globally, the fintech market is driven primarily by electronic payments following the increasing use of smartphones.
Visa moves to acquire fintech company, Plaid for $5.3 billion 

Visa to acquire fintech company, Plaid, for $5.3 billion 

Popular payments company, Visa, has announced that it is acquiring fintech startup, Plaid, in a deal worth $5.3 billion. #PLAID #VISA
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Financial Inclusion: Fintech firms got $400 million investment in 2019 – Emefiele 

About $400m has been invested in fintech firms in the country in 2019, according to the Central Bank of Nigeria.
Fast loan: Palmpay, Carbon, Page, Okash, other start-up fintechs wrestle banks, Six Fintech startups with worst loan & savings app service 

Fast loan: Carbon, Page, Okash, other start-up fintechs wrestle banks 

Today, November 13, Palmpay, an African-focused mobile payment startup, will launch in Nigeria.
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CBN emphasizes Fintech regulation, tasks Fintechs on inclusion  

The CBN has tasked Fintech companies to put in more effort to drive financial inclusion in Nigeria by providing services at low cost to consumers.  
Nigerian fintech firm, Lidya expands $1.1bn SMEs loans in Czech, Poland 

Nigerian fintech firm, Lidya to invest $1.1billion in Czech, Poland

In a bid to continue expanding its services into the international market, Nigerian Fintech firm, Lidya has launched in Poland and Czech Republic.
Ecobank appoints Aissatou Djiba Diallo to oversee its fintech initiatives 

Ecobank appoints Aissatou Djiba Diallo to oversee its fintech initiatives 

Ecobank Group has appointed Aissatou Djiba Diallo as its new Senior Fintech Advisor.
Tax Defaulters: Firms may seek redress in court over FIRS list

Banks, Fintechs, Telcos, others may lose 2% annual revenue to data breach – NITDA

The NITD has disclosed that Banks, Fintechs, Telcos and other organizations may lose up to 2% of their gross annual revenue to data breach.
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New CBN circular targets Payment channels, FinTechs.

The new circular is basically a tax on the volume of transactions and could rake in billions in stamp duty charge for the government. 
Fintech firm expands services, gets CBN super-agent license 

Fintech: CBN issues new license

The CBN has approved a super-agent licence to another financial technology company, Itex Integrated Services Limited.
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FinTech Wars: Access Bank reveals how much it lends daily as payday loans

Nigerian Banks are in stiff competition with FinTech startups over what is regarded as the highly lucrative Quick Loan Segment.
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CBN seeks standard practice from fintech operators 

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has sought standard practice from financial technology companies (fintechs).
Chipper cash

US-based Chipper Cash appoint Gokada’s co-founder as it expands into Nigeria’s Fintech market

San Francisco-based startup, Chipper Cash, has appointed co-founder of Gokada (Lagos-based ride-hailing startup), Abiodun Animashaun to run its operation in Nigeria as Chipper Cash expands into the continent's largest population. 
Quick Loan

Five quick loan fintechs that banks should be worried about 

Thanks to fintechs, Olumide can now easily access a quick loan whenever he needs one, without having to stake the whole world as collateral
Accion Venture offers 30% of investment fund to African Fintechs driving financial inclusion

Accion Venture offers 30% of investment fund to African Fintechs driving financial inclusion

Another credit opportunity has been created for Fintech startups driving financial inclusion in Africa. The new credit facility worth $23 million was set up by Accion Venture Lab
Esusu Financial

FinTech firm, Esusu Financial, just got $1.6 million  

Esusu Financial, a US-based FinTech, has just raised the sum of $1.6 million to broaden its product offering to millions of Americans. 
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Commercial Banks may lose customers to FinTech Firms – Moody

A report by Moody has argued that commercial banks might soon lose their services to the increasing number of FinTech firms in the sector.
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Fintechs to Drive CBN’s Financial Inclusion Target

The Apex bank raised Nigeria's financial inclusion target to 95% from 80% set in 2012 and extended the target year to 2024 from 2020 previously.
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Vodacom loses Chief Strategist, Yolanda Cuba, to MTN, as Fintech war intensifies

The battle to lead financial technology market among telecommunications companies just got more intense after @Vodacom's big-shot, @Yolandacuba, left the company to join @MTNGroup. Cuba's exit came as a shock, as she's one of the top executives being tipped to takeover Vodacom Africa's top job in coming years.
Hollaport

Say hello to Hollaport, Kabiru Rabiu’s latest innovation in the Fintech arena

On Saturday the 6th of June, the Zone Tech Park at Gbadaga, Lagos, played host to the inaugural product launch from Hollaport Technologies Ltd.
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SEC’s Mary Uduk explains how fintech will facilitate Nigeria’s financial inclusion bid

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), is committed to using fintech to grow financial inclusion. This is according to SEC's Acting DG, Mary Uduk.
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BHH Podcast: Peace Obule has advice for entrepreneurs with dreams of venturing into Fintech

On this episode of the #BHHPodcast, Bukola and @Taioyewole had StrateCore Dynamics' @peaceobule gives tips on venturing into the world of fintech.
Access Bank Plc

Why banks and FinTechs should take advantage of AI -Access Bank’s Wigwe

The CEO of Access Bank Plc, Herbert Wigwe, said in order for banks and FinTechs to remain competitive, they need to leverage Artificial Intelligence (AI).
SystemSpecs: The Evolution of Africa’s Fintech Giant

SystemSpecs: The Evolution of Africa’s Fintech Giant

Founded in 1992, Nigerian company, SystemSpecs has grown over the years to become an African fintech powerhouse through its innovative and disruptive financial technology...
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As FinTechs keep growing, Oscar Onyema urges investors to take advantage

Oscar Onyema nvestors have been advised to take advantage of the numerous investment opportunities available in the financial technology (fintech) space.
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CBN now has its eyes on Fintechs’ activities

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has created a new department that will regulate the activities of the financial Technology Companies (Fintechs) and other financial institutions under the digital development.
TeamApt - Nigerian fintech, TeamApt, to expand to the Americas later this year

Nigerian fintech, TeamApt, to expand to the Americas later this year

Nigerian financial technology firm, TeamApt, plans to expand its oepration into Latin America countries by the third quarter of the year.