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Carbon supports techpreneurs in Africa with $100,000 fund initiative, Carbon enhances access to finance

Carbon supports Techpreneurs in Africa with $100,000 fund initiative

Carbon has introduced a $100,000 Pan-African fund, to reduce the lack of funding holding back budding tech entrepreneurs on the continent.
Teleology's Co-founder, Omar Edewor, is redefining Value-Added Services with AE Technologies  

Teleology’s Co-founder, Omar Edewor, is redefining Value-Added Services with AE Technologies  

Omar Farouk Edewor is a vibrant Nigerian professional who is doing great things in the Nigerian telecommunications industry.
Facebook widens anti-fake news project to 10 more African countries, Facebook just changed its logo, here’s why , Facebook launches new payment platform, Facebook Pay, Startups in Facebook Accelerator Programme raise $500,000 , Facebook to pay $550 million to settle privacy violations lawsuit 

Zuckerberg to support international tax reform

The Cheif Executive Officer, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg is set to throw his weight behind the call for technology giants to pay tax in Europe.
Mobility in Africa 

Mobility in Africa, breaking new grounds

As Africa enters a technology revolution, the pace of urbanisation will increase, and the ever-pressing issue of mobility will increase with it.
Harsh reviews trail FinTech Apps on popular app store.

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.
CBN seeks standard practice from fintech operators, GTB, UBA, 8 other DMBs record N135.15 billion earnings from e-transactions , Body of Bank CEOs and telcos to meet over USSD charges, Fintech: Increasing funding rounds affirms growth opportunities , Fintechs must pay close attention to regulators to avoid disruption to operations, Despite the increase in adoption of PoS by merchants, volume of electronic payment transactions through it is declining, losing about N60 billion.

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
No surprise as MPC retains policy rates, balancing effects between rising inflation and tepid growth, Financial Inclusion: Fintech firms got $400 million investment in 2019 - Emefiele, Emefiele's silver bullet, CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, reacts to devaluation of naira call by analysts 

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.

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The Age of the Start-ups: The familiar Path of Companies that have Failed the Test of Time in the Nigerian Market

Age of Start-ups: Familiar path of companies that failed test of time in Nigerian...

There has been significant growth with respect to investment and business development in the country, and this cuts across all areas of the economy
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Access Bank launches AccessMore mobile app for seamless transactions

Access Bank Plc has launched a revolutionary mobile banking application as part of its effort to ensure its customers have easy access to banking
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Bears return to global equity markets, Trump’s help boost Crude oil

In Nigeria, the week ended amid rising cases of COVID-19 pandemic, in lieu of the country’s equity market recording another bearish result. 

How Sterling Bank has kept up the fight against COVID – 19

Sterling Bank hits closer to home because the bank’s priority sectors are Health, Education, Agriculture, Renewable Energy, and Transportation.
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Dangote, Otedola, Elumelu, Ovia, others donate N19.48 billion to COVID-19 relief fund

Dangote, CBN, Otedola, Elumelu, Ovia, Rabiu donated the total sum of N19.48 billion as relief fund contributed to the account set up under the Private Sector Coalition Against COVID-19