Tag: fintech

Uhuru CS Appointed President Of London Tech Giant

JUMO, a technology company building next-generation financial services for emerging market entrepreneurs, has hired former Kenyan ICT Minister Joe Mucheru as President.

Kenya Among Top Fintech Markets In Africa

South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya were also seen as among the countries leading the transition to digital payments, with infrastructure and policy frameworks that enable this growth firmly in place.

Kenya Banks On FinTech For Financial Inclusion

Kenya has the opportunity to become a continental leader in FinTech and dramatically boost financial inclusion by enhancing the existing ecosystem, according to research from TheCityUK and the Nairobi International Financial Centre (NIFC). Doing so will take a renewed focus by the public and...

Equity Bank’s Finserve Africa Named Best E-commerce Company in Kenya

Equity Group’s fintech subsidiary, Finserve Africa, has been named the best in E-commerce-Banking/Financial and Insurance Services Gold Category at the third edition of the Kenya E-Commerce Awards 2021 held in Nairobi. The award recognises Finserve’s commitment to innovation and customer-centricity in Kenya and Africa. Speaking while...

Hybrid Cloud: The Catalyst for Increased Financial Inclusion in Africa

Technology has been at the heart of financial inclusion in Africa and today we’re seeing how technology trends are evolving much faster than imagined. The pandemic has accelerated the pace, and we have seen digital transformation initiatives within the sector compressed from years to months.

Young Kenyans Running Fintech In Singapore Raise Sh220 Million

Mr Eddie Ndichu, the co-founder of Wapi Pay, said the funds will help Wapi Pay diversify its product range and drive growth to evolve remittances into real-time global cross-border payments, starting with Africa and Asia, while minimizing the cost of transactions. “It needs to be as easy as sending M-PESA,” Mr Ndichu said.