Tuesday
October 9
2018

African financial technology startups move beyond payment services

By Jake Bright

If mobile money was the first phase in the development of digital finance in Africa, the next phase of digital financial services on the continent will focus on lending, insurance and wealth management

In “Beyond Payments: The Next Generation of Fintech Startups in Sub-Saharan Africa,” the venture capital firm Village Capital, and their reporting partner, PayPal, tip their hat to M-Pesa and mobile money in Africa, but say that there’s a wave of innovation still to come.

Source: TechCrunch (link opens in a new window)

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Technology
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mobile lending, mobile money