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WorldRemit Partners with Vodacom Tanzania

Leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit has partnered with Vodacom Tanzania to enable nine million M-Pesa customers to receive money directly to their M-Pesa wallets from friends and family living abroad. The new service increases convenience for money transfer recipients in urban and rural areas of Tanzania as they can receive international money transfers directly to their phones, without […]

Turaco Startup closes $1.2M Seed Round

Kenya-based micro-insurtech startup, Turaco, has announced a successful seed capital raise of USD $1.2 million to further scale its operations across Africa. Alongside several angel investors, GAN Ventures, Mercy Corps Ventures and Musha Ventures also contributed to this round. This follows USD $40,000 received in grant funding late last year from Villgro Kenya and venture building support facilitated […]

Carbon Launches a digital financial service platform

Carbon, Nigeria’s digital financial services company, has launched Carbon for Business, a digital financial services platform that provides startups, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and FinTechs with the services and technology they need to build and scale their businesses. With access to uncollateralized credit, secure online payments, reliable funds transfer and fast KYC (know your customer) compliance […]

SMEs give hope to the unemployed in Kenya

More than three quarters of small and medium-sized companies in Kenya are planning to hire more workers in the near future, an annual survey has found, partly pointing to increased sales and optimism that the economy will recover. The Top 100 SMEs survey conducted by KPMG and the Business Daily found that 77 percent of […]