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FinTech is becoming synonymous with credit in Afrika

There is an emerging pattern of most FinTech startups eventually offering credit as part of their services.

South Africa's Yoco raised $16 million in a Series B funding round

Yoco is set to use the $16 million it received in investment to grow the business and hire FinTech related staff.

FinTech could fuel Afrika’s next big growth

The Afrikan continent is poised to experience its next big growth phase. While previous growth phases on the continent – which helped birth the "Afrika Rising" narrative – were fuelled by the continent’s natural resources and young population, this one will be driven by financial technology (FinTech). Afrika has

10 highlights of the South African startup ecosystem in 2017

2017 in South Africa is a very hard year to define. Most people are limping into 2018 battle-scar ridden and trying to figure out what the hell just happened?! Bitcoin highs and Steinhoff lows, neighboring coup-non-coups, Rugby World Cup hosting woes and Western Cape dam levels scraping the bottom of

Mastercard To Roll Out 15,000 Mobile POS Devices To Small Businesses In Collaboration With South Africa's Yoco

Mastercard has announced that it will be collaborating with South African FinTech startup, Yoco. As part of the collaboration, the two companies will roll out 15,000 mobile Point of Sale (mPOS) devices to small and medium-sized businesses by the end of 2017. Yoco is a South African Fintech startup

11 South African FinTech Startups Innovating In The Payments Space

In 2016 $5.5bn of venture capital investment went into payments startups. This represented 22% of global fintech investment activity. In South Africa, payments still dominate the fintech landscape. We are seeing a tremendous amount of innovation in payments as SA consumers seek new ways to transact. Due to SA’