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OPay dispels rumours it’s pulling out of its commitments in Nigeria

After picking up a massive $120m Series B round in November 2019, OPay has faced rumours that it may not launch across Nigeria as heavily as before because of COVID-19.

The FinTech industry is heating up as FIS Ventures is set...

Financial technology leader FIS has not just created a new corporate venture arm, but also given it $150m to inject into promising FinTech startups. FIS...

Nigeria-based Okra said to raise $1m in funding

Okra, which helps to connect apps with bank accounts, has reportedly raised $1m in pre-seed funding.

Carbon unveils AXA Mansard partnership and new initiatives to help people...

Nigerian FinTech Carbon has signed a partnership with insurer AXA Mansard to launch a range of healthcare benefits for its regular customers.

HUMBL and One Kiosk sign partnership to boost the financial services...

Nigerian FinTech One Kiosk has teamed up with US-based mobile financial service provider HUMBL to give its native merchants’ online ordering and delivery services a power boost.

SoftBank-backed OPay struggles with service outages and its customers are not...

Customers of OPay, the Nigerian-based PayTech company, were left unable to tap into their account through the company’s app over the weekend.

Catalyst Fund adds six FinTechs to cohort after funding push

Catalyst Fund has received a new £12m commitment from UK aid and J.P. Morgan to help it bring financial inclusion for underserved people around the world.

Flutterwave closes $35m Series B round

San Francisco and Lagos-based Flutterwave aims to beef up its technological and business muscles on the back of its new $35m Series B round.

ID verification startup VerifyMe Nigeria closes Series A funding round

Hot on the heels of launching its identity verification product in August 2019, VerifyMe Nigeria has closed a new investment round.

Chipper Cash bags $6m in seed round

P2P payment startup Chipper Cash has secured new investment to expand into new African markets.