Archives Tag: FinTech

FinTech TECH

Abeg Rebrands To PocketApp To Expand Its Social Commerce Platform

April 19, 2022

Abeg is a Nigerian social payments startup and a subsidiary of Piggytech Global limited. The startup announced that it had been granted approval in principle (AIP) from the Central Bank of Nigeria to run as a mobile money operator. This was after it met the specific regulatory requirements. It is now expected to receive the … Continue reading Abeg Rebrands To PocketApp To Expand Its Social Commerce Platform

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FinTech TECH

FinTech: Do We Need More FinTech In Nigeria?

April 19, 2022

2020 report data from the Enhancing Financial Innovation Access (EFInA), shows that 36% of adults in Nigeria( 38.1 million people) are excluded from financial services. A problem fintech startups generally seek to solve. In Nigeria, fintech startups are dime a dozen. They are about 144 catering to the banked, unbanked and underserved. However, this figure … Continue reading FinTech: Do We Need More FinTech In Nigeria?

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Female Fintech Founder: Odunayo Eweninyi (PushCV, FirstCheck, And Piggyvest)

April 19, 2022

Odunayo Eweniyi is well known in Nigeria as a successful tech start-up expert. She has founded several startups with other techies. These include PushCV, PiggyVest and FirstCheck. She is also popular as a women’s rights defender and the empowerment of girls and women. She helped to raise about$1.1 million in support of the #EndSARS movement … Continue reading Female Fintech Founder: Odunayo Eweninyi (PushCV, FirstCheck, And Piggyvest)

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FinTech TECH

How Robotic Process Automation Is Driving The Evolution Of FinTech

April 19, 2022

Competition in Nigeria’s FinTech industry is stiff and growing. Startups and older companies in the space are battling it out for the loyalty of increasingly picky consumers. With the ranks of players in the space swelling, customers have more options and can switch platforms and providers without batting an eyelid. Read more about Fintech FinTechs … Continue reading How Robotic Process Automation Is Driving The Evolution Of FinTech

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FinTech

7 Must Needed Features For BNPL

April 19, 2022

    The Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) is a fast-rising sector in the FinTech industry. There are various popular BNPL platforms in Nigeria. They include Spredda, Easybuy, CDcare, The Alternative Mall, Zoomba and so many more. Several BNPL platforms have attracted venture capitalist funding. According to a 2022 report by CISON, the BNPL payment … Continue reading 7 Must Needed Features For BNPL

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5 Efficient Ways To Prevent Fraud In FinTech

April 19, 2022

  Nowadays, cyber criminals are into FinTech operations. Experts have warned that cybercriminals, especially internet fraudsters, are more likely to be tech-savvy than some professionals. Little wonder this menace has reached an unprecedented level, drawing global attention.  Read more about Fintech Experts have also observed that fraudsters are now in the FinTech industry, even running … Continue reading 5 Efficient Ways To Prevent Fraud In FinTech

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FinTech How To

How To Build A FinTech Startup That Serves Immigrants 

April 19, 2022

  Globally, there is a recurring problem in the FinTech industry: Reaching out and serving the underserved communities. Most often, FinTech founders believe that the underserved are those in the rural areas, and they believe that those in the urban areas are “over-served.” Although, this is true, a large number of people who are financially … Continue reading How To Build A FinTech Startup That Serves Immigrants 

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FinTech

Best Dollar Virtual Cards

April 19, 2022

Debit cards and credit cards whether virtual or physical are useful for making payments. However, It is not convenient to use a Nigerian Naira debit or credit card to make payments in dollars. Especially if it’s to pay for the services of international service providers like Amazon, Google, Facebook, Netflix, or Spotify. That is not … Continue reading Best Dollar Virtual Cards

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FinTech TECH

Overwood Capitals Helps Nigerians Invest Safely

April 19, 2022

In the past few years, the Nigerian economy has been spiralling downwards. A situation that has left quite a lot of Nigerians dejected. But that is not only the case. When the economy of a country experiences a downturn, it causes a whole lot of other problems like inflation, poverty, unemployment, a high rate of … Continue reading Overwood Capitals Helps Nigerians Invest Safely

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FinTech TECH

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, The Other Brain Box Behind Flutterwave

April 19, 2022

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, is a Nigerian entrepreneur, co-founder and former CEO of Flutterwave. A fintech startup he cofounded in 2016 with Olugbenga Agboola. Read more about Tech Perhaps it is the most successful one among his many startups. Since it has attained the unicorn status with a valuation of $3 billion. Early life Iyinoluwa was born … Continue reading Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, The Other Brain Box Behind Flutterwave

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FinTech

Four Crypto Debit Cards For Payments

April 19, 2022

In recent years, fiat debit cards have become an acceptable means of payment. With the massive adoption of cryptocurrency, there are now crypto debit cards. Issued by crypto exchanges and payments companies in partnership with Mastercard and visa. Even with the crypto ban in Nigeria, people are still able to buy, sell and trade crypto … Continue reading Four Crypto Debit Cards For Payments

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EDUCATION FinTech

4 Ways the FinTech Industry Can Help Educational Institutions

April 19, 2022

The FinTech industry is one of the fastest-growing industries innovative-wise. FinTech services have been integrated with other non-financial services. The FinTech industry has been a topic of focus in recent years. Additionally, it has positively impacted most industries in various ways. Read more about Fintech As a matter of fact, some believe that the industry … Continue reading 4 Ways the FinTech Industry Can Help Educational Institutions

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Thepeer Raises $2.1 Milion Seed Round

April 19, 2022

The debate on whether Africa needs more fintech has been ongoing for a while now. Considering that it is now over 600 fintech in Africa. Most fintech offers similar services to their customers. Some of which include payments, neo banking, lending, investing and trading. Apart from that, they also have wallets in common. Read more … Continue reading Thepeer Raises $2.1 Milion Seed Round

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FinTech TECH Women Empowerment

How Hervest Pioneers Inclusive Finance For African Women

April 19, 2022

A significant number of Nigerian women grew up without the mindset of making money and creating wealth. Because they are groomed to be good wives and supporters rather than breadwinners. Often, one would hear that money makes women wayward and they won’t find good husbands. They are also said to be bad with money, foolish … Continue reading How Hervest Pioneers Inclusive Finance For African Women

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ECONOMY Finance

Advantages Of A Cashless Economy

April 19, 2022

Several years back, it was difficult to convince people to limit the amount of cash they carried around. There were also reservations as to the efficacy of the cashless system. However, right now, we are typically running a cashless society. Although a few people remain resistant to this change, we can’t be far from the … Continue reading Advantages Of A Cashless Economy

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