The maturity of Nigeria’s fintech industry
In the colonial era and the period succeeding it, Africa was treated as a charity by the western powers. Africa was a dependency in deals, and not as a partner.
MFBs urged to invest in digital channels
Microfinance Banks (MFBs) in Nigeria have been urged to accelerate investment in digital channels for loan disbursement and collection to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 in the industry.
Accenture urges Nigeria to leverage innovation for productivity, growth
The Country Managing Director, Accenture Nigeria, Niyi Yusuf, has urged Nigerians to leverage on innovation to boost productivity, economic prosperity and improve growth prospects. Speaking during the maiden edition of the Nigeria Innovation Index 2018, organised by Accenture Nigeria, in Lagos, he added that innovation is critical for to have a competitive edge in today’s…
‘Inclusive economic growth achievable through industrial revolution’
Stakeholders in the financial market have called for optimum collaboration between the federal government, regulatory authorities and operators...
AXA Mansard, Paystack partner on payment solution
An insurance and asset management company, AXA Mansard Plc, has partnered Paystack, an online payment platform, to make transactions on its website seamless. The Chief Digital Officer, AXA Mansard, Bayo Adesanya, said the company is committed to providing innovative customer solutions through the development of a highly functional digital payment ecosystem that simplifies payments for…
Paystack secures $8m Series A Funding
Paystack, a Nigeria-based startup providing payments tools to businesses in Africa, has raised $8 million in Series A Funding. The round was led by Stripe, and includes Visa, follow-on funding from Tencent and Y Combinator, as well as angel investors Tom Stafford (Managing Partner at DST Global), Gbenga Oyebode (founding partner of Aluko & Oyebode…
PayStack partners Truecaller to enable more African businesses accept online payments
Paystack has partnered with Truecaller to allow more merchants across Africa accept payments online in a frictionless and secure manner by leveraging Truecaller’s mobile identity product, the SDK.
Osinbajo visits workstation during #VPTourofTech
One week ago, the Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, visited some of the most innovative tech companies in Lagos — Paystack, Andela, FarmCrowdy, African Fintech Foundry, Co-Creation Hub, and Workstation. His interest in connecting first-hand with the start-up community in Nigeria is a step in the right direction for the future of Nigeria.…