With a $10 million round, Nigeria’s Paga plans global expansion
By Jake Bright
Nigerian digital payments startup Paga is gearing up for an international expansion with $10 million in funding let by the Global Innovation Fund.
The company is planning to release its payments product in Ethiopia, Mexico, and the Philippines— CEO Tayo Oviosu told TechCrunch at Disrupt San Francisco.
Paga looks to go head to head with regional and global payment players, such as PayPal, Alipay, and Safaricom’s M-Pesa, according to Oviosu.
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