flutterwave News of 08/26/19
Africa Roundup: Canal+ Acquires ROK, Flutterwave And Alipay Partner, OPay Raises $50m
in July, French television company Canal+ acquired the ROK film studio from VOD company IROKOtv. Canal+ would not disclose the acquisition price, but confirmed there was a cash component of the deal. Founded by Jason Njoku in 2010 — ...
Visa Pitches A Program Offering Fintechs Faster Market Access Through An Ecosystem Of Partners
Visa is pitching a new way for startups in the fintech space to get to market faster by using its rails and a group of pre-approved partners. The Fast Track program, a variant of an investment commitment and ecosystem of services the company has ...
Flutterwave And Alipay Partner On Payments Between Africa And China
San Francisco and Lagos based fintech startup Flutterwave has partnered with Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba to offer digital payments between Alipay and African merchants. Flutterwave is a Nigerian founded B2B payments service ...
Getaround, Facebook, AI Chips, Nvidia, Africa, And Immigration
Who helped your startup grow? Nominate a growth marketing agency. For those who have been members of Extra Crunch for a while now, you have seen us go through two cycles of Verified Experts , covering startup attorneys and brand designers. Now, we ...
These Startups Are Locating In SF And Africa To Win In Global Fintech
To become a global fintech player, locate your company in San Francisco and Africa. That’s the approach of payments company Flutterwave, digital lending startup Mines , and mobile-money venture Chipper Cash —Africa-founded ventures that ...
Chipper Cash Convinces Joe Montana To Invest In African Fintech
The African no-fee, cross-border payment startup Chipper Cash has raised a $2.4 million seed round led by Deciens Capital . The payments company also persuaded 500 Startups and Liquid 2 Ventures —co-founded by Joe Montana—to join the ...
Africa Roundup: Kenya’S BRCK Acquires EveryLayer, Nigeria’S TeamApt Eyes Global Expansion
Kenyan communications hardware company BRCK acquired the assets of Nairobi based internet provider Surf and its U.S. parent EveryLayer in a purchase deal of an undisclosed amount in February. Based in Nairobi, Surf is a hotspot ...
Nigerian Fintech Firm TeamApt Raises $5m, Eyes Global Expansion
Nigerian fintech startup TeamApt has raised $5.5 million in capital in a Series A round led by Quantum Capital Partners. The Lagos based firm will use the funds to expand its white label digital finance products and pivot to consumer finance with ...
Africa Roundup: Zimbabwe’S Net Blackout, Partech’S $143m Fund, Andela’S $100m Raise, Flutterwave’S Pivot
Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa . More posts by this contributor Partech is doubling the size of its African venture fund to $143 ...
Flutterwave And Visa Launch African Consumer Payment Service GetBarter
Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa . More posts by this contributor Harley Davidson reveals more about its push into electric vehicles ...