The euphoria of securing funding through a compelling investment pitch often masks the real challenge that lies ahead: meticulously negotiating the term sheet and successfully closing the funding round. While […]
Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency that enables peer-to-peer transactions without the need for intermediaries like banks or payment processors. It operates on a global network of computers that maintain a public ledger of all Bitcoin transactions, called the blockchain. This ledger is incredibly secure and difficult to manipulate, making Bitcoin a highly secure and transparent form of payment.
The realm of technology has witnessed the emergence of exceptional startups that have soared to remarkable heights, achieving the coveted unicorn status. These companies, valued at over $1 billion, have become pioneers in their respective fields, disrupting traditional industries and redefining the digital landscape. With their innovative solutions, they have not only transformed the way we live, work, and connect but have also contributed significantly to economic growth and job creation.
Flutterwave Gets International Remittance License in Malawi, to Power Remittances and Boost Economic Growth.
“At Flutterwave, we understand the critical role we play in enabling individuals and businesses to navigate the global financial terrain seamlessly. This expansion spotlights our dedication to customer satisfaction as we bring the world closer to their fingertips.
We are grateful to the Reserve Bank of Malawi for placing their trust in us. We look forward to this remarkable journey, and we remain committed to delivering the best possible financial services to the people of Malawi.”
As the sun sets on Dr. Nancy Onyango’s tenure at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the world acknowledges a Kenyan talent that has made notable contributions on the global stage. Holding a key position at the IMF’s Office of Internal Audit and Inspection since 2018, Dr. Onyango has consistently emphasized transparency and accountability. Her leadership saw pioneering efforts, such as the audit of the IMF’s risk management framework. Beyond finances, she also introduced the IMF’s first mental health strategy, reflecting her concern for employee well-being. Having previously worked with global firms like PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst & Young, Dr. Onyango has always been an advocate for gender equality and women empowerment. Now, as she moves on to explore new opportunities, Kenya takes pride in her achievements and awaits her next successful venture.
In the vast digital realm, a battle of epic proportions is brewing, pitting the undisputed monarch of search, Google, against the U.S. Justice Department in a historic antitrust showdown. This legal clash holds the potential to redefine our digital experiences and reshape how we navigate the online world.
Google, with its unparalleled dominance and deep pockets, stands as the Goliath in this modern-day David vs. Goliath tale. The company’s strategic alliances have ensured its search engine’s default status on countless devices, raising concerns about limited choices and stifled innovation.
Mastercard is partnering with Worldpay and Zip to scale new open banking-powered solutions that enable more payment choice, empower consumer lending, and modernize account-based payments. Open banking is a secure […]
Kenyan fintech companies are at the forefront of innovation, developing groundbreaking solutions that address some of the country’s most pressing financial challenges. For example, Kenyan fintech companies like Safaricom have […]
Juliana Rotich, the Head of Fintech Solution (M-Pesa) at Safaricom, has joined the Board of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is one of […]
Spotlighting fintech solutions designed for people with disabilities or those marginalized in traditional finance. A 2022 analysis of the Mastercard study dubbed ‘Bridging the Disability Gap: An Opportunity to Make […]