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Kenya-based InsurTech Bismart receives funding from GreenTec

Kenya-based InsurTech platform Bismart has received an investment from GreenTec Capital. Read more: fintech.global

Nigeria-based Lidya closes $6.9m in Series A to support expansion across...

Lidya, an online invoice generation and financing platform, has collected $6.9m in its Series A funding round. Read more: fintech.global

Savings app Piggybank.ng raises $1.1m Seed round

Nigeria-based Piggybank.ng has raised a $1.1m seed round led by LeadPath Nigeria founder Olumide Soyombo. Read more: fintech.global

African Ecobank mobile app downloaded over 5 million times

Ecobank, out of Lomé, Togo, recently received an award as being recognized as the best retail bank in Africa due to its advances in providing a Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

African payment provider Cellulant closes $47.5m Series C

The Rise Fund, a global impact investing fund managed by TPG Growth, has led a $47.5m Series C for African digital payment provider Cellulant. Read more: fintech.global

Banks, cryptocurrencies global evaluation: Africa

Bitcoin and blockchain tech are ripe for mainstream adoption in Africa, where the population is well positioned to embrace the innovative technologies. Read more: cointelegraph.com

MFS Global nets $4.5m in Series B round led by LUN...

MFS Africa, a digital payments processor, has netted $4.5m in its Series B funding round led by China-based LUN Partners Group. Read more: fintech.global

Gates Foundation Accelerator names next four investments

Gates Foundation Accelerator has announced the next four FinTech companies it will invest into. Read more: fintech.global

Emerging market mobile banking app Branch International nets $70m Series B

Branch International, a mobile banking platform for emerging markets, has netted a $70m Series B to expand into additional countries. Read more: fintech.global

Paxful trading volume shows popularity of Bitcoin in Africa

The popularity of Bitcoin in Africa continues to skyrocket. Paxful, the p2p cryptocurrency marketplace, is offering the means for Africans to take charge. Read more: bitcoinist.com