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    Fintech Farm grabs $7.4M, eyes neobanks in Nigeria and other emerging markets

    Fintech Farm, a newly launched fintech startup based in the U.K. that creates digital banks in emerging markets, confirmed to TechCrunch today that it...

    Nigerian startups help fight scourge of fake medicines

    LAGOS, Jan 13 - Startups in Nigeria are helping fight counterfeit pharmaceutical drugs in Africa's most populous nation, where the prevalence rate of...

    Crypto currencies’ volatility poses financial stability risks for Nigeria, others – IMF

    The International Monetary Fund says crypto currencies’ high volatility and valuation, as well as their increasing co-movement with equity markets will soon pose risks...

    Nigeria’s SeamlessHR raises $10M to expand HR and payroll solutions across Africa

    Africa’s appetite for cloud computing software continues to increase as connectivity and bandwidth opportunities push boundaries. Per reports, the continent’s cloud computing industry coupled...

    Nigerian ethical credit-recovery fintech Bfree secures $1.7M, expands to Asia, Europe, South America and across Africa

    Bfree, a Nigerian credit management fintech, has embarked on global expansion after raising $1.7 million in a pre-Series A round, to tap the opportunities...

    Nigeria’s ThankUCash secures $5.3M to build infrastructure for cash back, deals and BNPL services

    Loyalty, deals and rewards services are a rarity in most African markets. The unit economics and other factors such as currency instability make such...

    Bitcoin slumps to a three-month low as cryptocurrencies extend losses

    The price of bitcoin fell below the $41,000 mark on Friday, reaching its lowest level since Sept. 29, according to data from Coin Metrics. Hawkish...

    Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies slide as global stocks fall on hawkish Fed minutes

    Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies fell sharply on Thursday as hawkish minutes from the Federal Reserve’s December meeting hit global risk assets. Expectations of less monetary...

    Citigroup Backs Ghanaian Health Startup’s Africa Expansion Plan

    Citigroup Inc joined other investors in helping mPharma, a Ghanaian health startup, to raise $35 million for further expansion in Africa. Funders, including Jam Fund...

    Bitcoin price snaps slide trading above $46,000

    Bitcoin snapped a two-day losing streak as it continues to march back toward the $50,000 level. Despite bitcoin's struggles over the past month, analysts are...

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