‘Internet disruptions, power outages limit digital opportunities’
Two hydra-headed challenges of erratic power supply and constant Internet disruptions have been identified as major limitations stifling the economy, especially digital opportunities.
Operators identify drawbacks for Fintech, ePayment business adoption
For the electronic payment business, the hydra-headed challenges of persistent network failures, culture norms, insecurity, among others have been identified as limitations confronting its expansion in Nigeria.
The future of wealth management
The famous American publisher Tim Oreilly recently wrote a bestselling book titled “WTF?: What’s the Future and Why It’s Up to Us “ He mentioned something quite profound, which he heard from the Chief Economist at Google.
Firm takes Fintech services to Dubai
Africa's leading payment gateway brand, Innovate 1 Pay has announced the expansion of its operations and provision of financial technology services to African expatriates in Dubai, Middle East.
Lori hires Ogboi, Carr to expand market share
Lori Systems, a Pan African logistics coordination platform that connects cargo owners to transportation, has announced the appointment of Uche Ogboi as the company’s Chief Operating Officer and Efayomi Carr as Head of Strategic Finance.
Firm to assist MSMEs
KiaKia Bits Ltd, fintech in Nigeria’s lending space operating under the trademark, has expanded its operations with its 320SQM office space in Abuja, in order to serve small businesses. Launched in 2016, KiaKia is a licensed lender that uses big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence to deliver credit services to individuals and MSMEs across…
Opening up investments in mutual fund for masses
Nigerian wealthtech firm, Cowrywise, has launched the first retail mutual funds’ platform that enables anyone to invest in top companies and high-quality fixed-income instruments with as low as N100. Globally, mutual funds are designed to help the average person access high-end investment products, but in Nigeria, though, with about 70 per cent of Nigerians surviving…
Segun Adeniyi: The Future of Fintech
Fintech is a word that few outside the finance world have heard of, but the Africa Fintech Foundry (AFF) is a name that is quickly becoming recognised everywhere. Powered by Access Bank, the AFF is revolutionizing the face of technology, not just in Nigeria, but across the African continent, and have won several awards for…