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Luno Expands Cryptocurrency Offering – Adding Cardano and Solana to Its Platform

April 19, 2022

  Luno, the global cryptocurrency investment app that aims to put the power of crypto in everyone’s hands, has today announced it is adding two more cryptocurrencies to its app: Cardano (ADA) and Solana from early October (SOL). From today, users can buy, sell, and store ADA on the Luno app and website, alongside its … Continue reading Luno Expands Cryptocurrency Offering – Adding Cardano and Solana to Its Platform

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Important Factors To Consider Before Choosing A Crypto Exchange

April 19, 2022

A crypto exchange allows you to buy, sell and trade digital assets and cryptocurrency. They are simply platforms that allow you to trade all sorts of crypto tokens and coins. There are a few things you need to consider before choosing an exchange. Because a bad choice may lead to you losing your investments. Likewise, … Continue reading Important Factors To Consider Before Choosing A Crypto Exchange

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Female Fintech Founder: Temitope Omotolani

April 19, 2022

Our female fintech founder series today focuses on Temitope Omotolani, one of the remarkable ladies challenging gender inequality in the Nigerian tech space. She is one of the co-founders of Farmcrowdy and the current CEO of Crowdyvest. Read more about Fintech Crowdyvest is an impact-driven fintech platform that creates financial solutions for individuals and communities … Continue reading Female Fintech Founder: Temitope Omotolani

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Key Impacts Of Fintech On E-commerce In Nigeria

April 19, 2022

E-commerce in Nigeria has experienced drastic changes over the last couple of years. These changes have stemmed from technological improvements, strategy implementations and fintech evolutions. Fintech has come to gain much ground in the e-commerce sector and even all forms of trading in general. This has led to an increase in the demand for financial … Continue reading Key Impacts Of Fintech On E-commerce In Nigeria

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TorcheAfrica Sparks Biometric Payments Movements In Africa

April 19, 2022

Most emerging fintech startups in Nigeria seek to solve the problem of financial inclusion. That is making financial services and products available to various underserved segments of Nigerian society. Many startups have been able to provide insurance, savings, payments, and access to credits to these groups of people in different ways. Read more about Fintech On the … Continue reading TorcheAfrica Sparks Biometric Payments Movements In Africa

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Top Digital Wallets In Nigeria 

April 19, 2022

Nigeria is becoming a cashless society where people buy goods, and services and pay for them online. They believe it is more convenient and secure to do so rather than carry cash around. Digital payment methods such as Internet banking, mobile banking, Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD), banking cards, and payment links are what made this possible. … Continue reading Top Digital Wallets In Nigeria 

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FinTech Startups For POS Business In Nigeria

April 19, 2022

It would be a pure disaster if you needed money urgently but there are no ATMs or banks around. This kind of dilemma is now a thing of the past since pos agent banking is now everywhere. Point of sale machines is generally used in making payments for goods and services. They have now been adapted … Continue reading FinTech Startups For POS Business In Nigeria

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How FinTech Tools Can Help You Manage Your Money Better

April 19, 2022

Everyone wants their finances in better shape. That’s a good thing to aim for. But it can be quite a challenge to walk the talk when it comes to managing our money better. You aren’t always sure what expenses will crop up to dent our savings. And it might also be difficult to keep tabs … Continue reading How FinTech Tools Can Help You Manage Your Money Better

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Azapay Solution: Pioneering Cardless Payments In Nigeria

April 19, 2022

The presence of many fintech companies has not stopped the various challenges related to processing payments in Nigeria. Some of which include network downtime, card jam at ATMs and failed transactions despite the account being debited. A lot of us have been in a situation where we bought something but the debit card didn’t work due to network. … Continue reading Azapay Solution: Pioneering Cardless Payments In Nigeria

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From Nigeria To The UK: Kora Expands Its Payments APIs

April 19, 2022

Earlier this year saw kora, a Nigerian payments infrastructure startup receive its commercial Payment Solution Service Provider (PSSP) license from the Central Bank of Nigeria. The PSSP licence is to drive its vision of powering payments across Africa. It is also in the process of obtaining the same licence in both Kenya and South Africa. … Continue reading From Nigeria To The UK: Kora Expands Its Payments APIs

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Why You Should Invest In NFTs

April 19, 2022

A first look at any NFT art might make you think it’s just a picture. If you were told that digital art is worth millions of dollars, you will probably look at the person dubiously. However, NFTs can be worth so much that if you have the opportunity to buy one, then you should. Read … Continue reading Why You Should Invest In NFTs

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Six Things To Consider In The NFT Marketplace As A Buyer

April 19, 2022

NFTs marketplaces are platforms where NFTs can be stored, displayed, traded and in some cases minted (created). Think of it as similar to Jumia and Konga where goods are displayed. However, in the case of NFT marketplaces, they are not just stores to buy and sell digital art. They have several communities where artists, creators … Continue reading Six Things To Consider In The NFT Marketplace As A Buyer

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Fintech: Five Ways To Make Your Fintech Business Stand Out

April 19, 2022

In our previous article on whether we need more fintech startups in Nigeria, we stated various reasons innovators will continue building fintech startups. One of which is that the fintech sector is a free market where everyone is free to build their solutions. On that basis, more startups are already existing to provide services to … Continue reading Fintech: Five Ways To Make Your Fintech Business Stand Out

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Virtual Cards In Nigeria

April 19, 2022

  A virtual card is a set of sixteen digits similar to a credit card number together with a CVV code that is randomly generated using the software.  Read more about Fintech Virtual payments are payments that are made online or over the telephone without exchanging cash or paying by check. These payments are made … Continue reading Virtual Cards In Nigeria

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How To Raise Seed Funding For Your FinTech Startup

April 19, 2022

If you’re in the early stages of building a truly ambitious FinTech startup, you’ll almost certainly need external funding to get it off the ground. But fundraising is seldom simple or straightforward. You’ll be asking investors to stake their hard-earned money in you. Read more about Fintech They’ll want to be sure that you can … Continue reading How To Raise Seed Funding For Your FinTech Startup

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How To Get The Right Data For FinTech Startup’s Growth And Success

April 19, 2022

    If you are just starting a FinTech company, the key to your growth and success lies with much data. And this is not just random data, but quality data that helps you to maximize your startup and get more people on board. Read more about Fintech In this article, I discuss how FinTechs … Continue reading How To Get The Right Data For FinTech Startup’s Growth And Success

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How Founders Can Unlock Their FinTechs In Emerging Markets

April 19, 2022

    Emerging markets are posed by economic experts as the future of global prosperity. In this article, I state emerging markets as countries in Africa and the Middle East. Therefore, I focus on how Nigerian founders can unlock their FinTechs across Africa.  Read more about Fintech In the last two years, the African FinTech … Continue reading How Founders Can Unlock Their FinTechs In Emerging Markets

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How To Reduce Abandonment Rates For FinTech Apps

April 19, 2022

  In face of rising app glitches and cyber insecurity, many people are gradually abandoning the use of apps. However, in the wake of the covid-19 pandemic, there was a rise in the use of FinTech apps. Studies reported that the use of FinTech apps for financial transactions rose to 13% and the volume of … Continue reading How To Reduce Abandonment Rates For FinTech Apps

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Raenest Helps Nigerians And Other Africans Get Hired And Paid Anywhere

April 19, 2022

Nigerians have always migrated from our country to other nations in search of greener pastures. Many of the youths left or are in the process of leaving either for further studies or other purposes. Perhaps this migration will never end considering how deplorable our living standard has become. It has even led to a brain … Continue reading Raenest Helps Nigerians And Other Africans Get Hired And Paid Anywhere

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Stellas, The Digital Bank That Allows Users To Make Transactions Anonymously

April 19, 2022

One of the major missions of many Nigerian fintech startups is to promote financial inclusion to all segments of society. A task is easier said than done. Driving financial inclusion is not only a herculean task itself but the year-on-year growth of the Nigerian population is proving to be an Achilles heel for these startups. … Continue reading Stellas, The Digital Bank That Allows Users To Make Transactions Anonymously

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Five Free Ways To Promote Your NFT Arts

April 19, 2022

Every business requires promotion to be successful. Promotion simply means spreading the word about your business and how it benefits potential customers. People who hear about you and your business, are more likely to patronise you. Conversely, you won’t get more customers if nobody knows you or your business. The NFTs markets also operate on … Continue reading Five Free Ways To Promote Your NFT Arts

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Female Fintech Founder: Faith Adesemowo (Social Lender)

April 19, 2022

Our female fintech founder series today focuses on Faith Adesemowo, one of the remarkable women challenging gender inequality in the Nigerian tech space. Faith is a tech enthusiast and an innovator that promotes business growth strategically while scaling technology-driven solutions. She is both the co-founder and CEO of a social lender. The social lender is a platform that helps … Continue reading Female Fintech Founder: Faith Adesemowo (Social Lender)

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Creditchek: Creditworthiness Assessment Platform For African Businesses

April 19, 2022

Creditchek is a Nigerian-based credit assessment platform that verifies the creditworthiness of African consumers. It was founded in 2021 by two brothers-in-law Kingsley Ibe and Lionel Orishane. Creditchek is a business-focused platform that aims to help credit companies access data. Read more about Tech These data determine if a person is creditworthy before they get loans. That way, … Continue reading Creditchek: Creditworthiness Assessment Platform For African Businesses

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Inclusive FinTech 50 Has Launched Its 2022 Competition For FinTech Startups

April 19, 2022

Inclusive fintech 50 is a global competition aimed at discovering, identifying and elevating 50 early-stage fintech startups that solve the problem of financial inclusion. These fintech startups generally seek to deal with the various challenges affecting the delivery of financial services for both unserved and underserved customers. Three of these competitions have already been conducted … Continue reading Inclusive FinTech 50 Has Launched Its 2022 Competition For FinTech Startups

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E-Commerce: Alerzo Brings Nigeria’s Informal Retail Sector Online

April 19, 2022

Everyone in Nigeria knows these little shops where you can buy anything you need. Every street boast of having at least three or four of them. Although handling them may look easy, I can assure you out of experience that they are not. Perhaps what’s difficult about running them is that the Nigerian situation has … Continue reading E-Commerce: Alerzo Brings Nigeria’s Informal Retail Sector Online

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6 Ways Autonomous Finance Benefits FinTechs

April 19, 2022

Technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and automation are driving the revolution we’re seeing in the finance industry. In just a decade, we’ve witnessed the emergence of digital banks, lending platforms, and tech-driven wealth management startups, all of which are starting to challenge traditional banks. Read more about Fintech Closer to the present, … Continue reading 6 Ways Autonomous Finance Benefits FinTechs

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How To Sell Crypto: Four Ways To Convert Your Crypto Into Cash

April 19, 2022

It is a well-known fact that the crypto market is volatile. This means that the prices can suddenly rise or fall due to several reasons. When the value or price of a coin falls, people can decide to buy it. This is called a dip. A dip refers to the process of buying an asset … Continue reading How To Sell Crypto: Four Ways To Convert Your Crypto Into Cash

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Female Fintech Founder: Tomilola Adejana

April 19, 2022

Our female fintech founder series today focuses on Tomilola Adejana, one of the remarkable women challenging gender inequality in the Nigerian tech space. She is the co-founder and current chief executive officer of Bankly. A startup that promotes financial inclusion in the traditionally cash-based economy of Nigeria. Read more about Fintech In simple terms, Bankly … Continue reading Female Fintech Founder: Tomilola Adejana

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Top 5 Peer To Peer Lending Platforms In Nigeria

April 19, 2022

There’s no shortage of digital lenders offering loans to Nigerians. What isn’t very common in these parts is lending platforms that match borrowers (whether individuals or businesses) with people who want to lend money in return for interest payments. Read more about Fintech The model we’ve just referred to is called peer-to-peer lending. It brings … Continue reading Top 5 Peer To Peer Lending Platforms In Nigeria

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How To Improve Access To Capital For Women-Led Fintech Startups

April 19, 2022

The fintech sector is the most funded tech sector in Nigeria. This is quite obvious considering that the sector raised the highest funding in the year 2021. This year alone, it is already leading other sectors with the most prominent being the $250 million Series D raised by the Unicorn Flutterwave in Q1 2022. Sadly, … Continue reading How To Improve Access To Capital For Women-Led Fintech Startups

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