Chipper Cash, the fintech serving more than five million customers across Africa, has officially launched in Rwanda, further expanding its presence and commitment to provide trusted and accessible financial services across the continent and beyond.
The firm announced its launch at the inaugural Inclusive Fintech Forum, the global platform on financial inclusion and fintech for good, which was held at the Kigali Convention Centre.
According to Ham Serunjogi, Co-Founder and CEO at Chipper Cash: “Chipper Cash is committed to unlocking global opportunities to connect Africa – and launching in Rwanda is an important step towards delivering on our vision. As one of the largest consumer fintech companies in Africa, Chipper is excited to participate and invest in Rwanda’s vibrant marketplace while democratizing access to our world-class products and services.”
The platform’s a user-friendly and innovative mobile application that enables Africans to send and receive funds cross-border, pay globally with cards and invest. With the launch in Rwanda, Chipper Cash aims to connect the Rwandan population by facilitating seamless and secure transactions, promoting easy access to financial services and driving economic growth.
With the launch, Chipper Cash will allow Rwanda users to transact in multiple currencies and facilitates hassle-free international remittances. The next products to be introduced into the country will be the virtual Chipper Card, offering people an easy way to shop, stream and subscribe online, and Chipper for Business, supporting SMEs to operate efficiently in the global marketplace.
Now serving more than five million customers across Africa, Chipper Cash launched in 2018 to revolutionize moving money in Africa by providing a frictionless way to send and receive money cross-border and enabling financial inclusivity across the continent. Since then, the platform has increased its product suite by offering personal investments and digital business transactions, and expanded its reach into the US. Led by co-founders Ham Serunjogi and Maijid Moujaled, Chipper Cash is focused on its mission to provide the most trusted and accessible financial services for people living in Africa and beyond.
Rwanda is growing to become one of the most important financial hubs in the continent, making it an ideal market for its latest expansion.
“We are delighted to launch Chipper Cash in Rwanda, an innovative and forward-thinking market that embraces technology. With our customer-centric approach, we aim to empower individuals, entrepreneurs and businesses by providing seamless access to the financial ecosystem.” said Jovani Ntabgoba, Chipper Cash Country Director in Rwanda.
Chipper Cash account allows one to to send transfers to aunties, best friends, individuals and businesses using a different financial service (such as any bank account or mobile wallet) anywhere, at no extra cost. the service is live to users in Burkina Faso, Botswana, DRC, Congo, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Malawi, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leona, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe.