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New York's Digital Currency Group has acquired South Africa’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Luno, for an undisclosed amount of cash. Luno has 5 million customers and a presence in 40 countries.
AlphaCode, an incubation, acceleration and investment vehicle for early-stage FinTech businesses, has announced that applications are now open for their AlphaCode Incubate programme. The AlphaCode Incubate programme will be looking to find high potential, innovative financial services entrepreneurs to boost the development of FinTech and financial services in South Africa.
South African FinTech startup, walletdoc, has announced a new method in which businesses can collect payments via their invoices and statements sent to customers. The new method as announced by walletdoc, involves using easy and secure online credit and debit card payments on invoices and statements. “Consumers are cash-strapped and
A new low cost investment app and platform has been launched in South Africa. Named Franc, it is inspired by the stokvel model - South Africa's popular way for a group of people to save and invest. Franc, which is founded by Dr. Thomas Brennan who is the ex-head of
South Africa has been reported to have the potential of becoming a FinTech centre of excellence in Afrika. This is according to some experts and professionals in South Africa's financial services industry. Some of these sentiments expressed are as a result of the South African Reserve Bank establishing a FinTech