Kenya’s UTU Technologies & Hong Kong’s Graychain collaborate to enhance access to credit in...

Nairobi-based UTU Technologies and Hong Kong-based Graychain to give UTU's customers the ability to link their UTU profile to the Graychain platform...

BanQu, a non-cryptocurrency blockchain platform, raises Series A extension to help lift people out...

BanQu, a non-cryptocurrency blockchain platform has raised an undisclosed Series A extension round to help lift people out of extreme poverty by...

Visa’s Blockchain-based Visa B2B Connect for global cross-border payments launches

Visa has commercially launched its Blockchain-powered Visa B2B Connect network, giving financial institutions an ability to quickly and securely process high-value corporate...

Binance Labs Reveals 13 Startups in its Incubation Program

Binance Labs, the venture arm of leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance,has announced the 13 newest projects to graduate from its incubation program with...

Block.one launches Voice, a blockchain-based social media platform that rewards its users

Block.one, a blockchain software firm has launched Voice, a blockchain-based social media site which rewards its users. “The...

Hong Kong’s P2P bitcoin platform Coincola launches in Nigeria to take on Paxful

CoinCola, based out of Hong Kong has launched in Nigeria to take advantage of the growing popularity of Blockchain Technology in the...

Nigeria’s Interswitch partners with KuBitX to take Blockchain Services to the Grassroots

Interswitch, a Nigerian-based African fintech company operating in 16 countries across Africa, has partnered with KuBitX to help build Blockchain services for...

Nigeria’s Kudi Exchange set to launch Africa’s “Coinbase + Venmo” powered by Ferrum Network

Nigeria's Kudi Exchange, is set to launch to become Africa's “Coinbase + Venmo” allowing users to buy and sell digital assets like...

Amazon Web Services’ Managed Blockchain Service goes live to take Blockchain mainstream

Amazon Web Services Inc., an Amazon.com company has launched its Amazon Managed Blockchain service to make it easy to create and manage...

The Power of Blockchain and AI Technology for Poker

A lot of people today make use of online casinos for good reasons. One, you don’t really have to go to an actual...

Blockchain Technology in Business

The blockchain is a technology that many experts consider it to be the future. However, we know a lot of historical examples...

Kenya’s Blockchain Startup CapAgri selected into æternity Ventures’s 2nd Starfleet Accelerator Program

Kenya's CapAGRI Africa, a last-mile mobile financing platform for Smallholder farmers across African Agricultural Markets has been selected among the most-promising seed...

BitMart Forms JV with Paxful, Moves to Enter the Peer-to-Peer Financial Revolution

BitMart Exchange, a digital asset trading platform has entered into a joint venture with peer-to-peer payment logistics platform Paxful in a move...

Electroneum to launch M1, an $80 cryptocurrency mining Android phone

UK-based Electroneum is set to launch M1, an $80 android device that empowers users to be paid in return for its use.

Coindirect raises €1m to bring local currency trading to crypto & financial freedom across...

 Coindirect, the global cryptocurrency platform, has raised €1m in an investment round led by Concentric, with participation from Blockchain.com, and MakerDAO.

DFS Lab wants your fintech startup to build on Mojaloop & get seed...

Digital Financial Services Lab (DFS Lab) which has invested in several companies including Ghana's Inclusive, Kenya's Pezesha and Pula and Uganda's Malako...

SA’s smart meter firm Conlog launches blockchain incubation programme in partnership with Tshimologong Precinct

Smart metering solutions provider, Conlog, has partnered with Wits University’s Tshimologong Precinct to launch blockchain and smart city solutions incubation program via its newly established Reapele programme.

Ford, Huayou Cobalt, IBM, LG Chem and RCS Global Launch Blockchain Pilot to Address...

Ford Motor Company, Huayou Cobalt, IBM, LG Chem and RCS Global announced plans to use blockchain technology to trace and validate ethically...

Blockchain-based social network Jamaa launches in South Africa to overcome the spread of fake...

Jamaa, a blockchain-based social network has launched to overcome the growing issue of fake news, while enabling all users to get paid just for...

VALR Partners Bittrex to Launch a Digital Asset Trading Platform in South Africa

VALR has partnered with Bittrex, a U.S.-based digital asset trading platform to launch a new digital asset trading platform in South Africa to offer customers a...

Is Ethereum Robust Enough to Lead the Cashless Revolution

Cryptocurrency is falling hard but given the development framework and foundation that coders and technology architects have established is going to be...

BitPesa raises $5m from Sompo Holdings to revolutionize cross-border payments

Kenya's BitPesa has raised $5m from Japanese insurance group Sompo Holdings in a move expected to revolutionize cross-border payments and insurance services globally. Sompo will use Bitpesa’s technology to...

Aeternity Africa to train SMEs on crowdfunding using blockchain technology

Aeternity Africa, a Nairobi-based blockchain platform is seeking to promote, showcase and demonstrate the disruptive potential of blockchain technology in Africa through its monthly...

Reasons for the Growing Bitcoin market in Africa

Recently, Africa has shown to be a fertile ground for Cryptocurrency with several countries such as South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, Zambia, Nigeria and Zimbabwe...

Mauritius’s Legacy Capital Partners Kingsland University to Launch School of Blockchain

  Mauritius's Legacy Capital has partnered with Kingsland University to launch the Kingsland University School of Blockchain to offer full stack software developers with the skills...

iHub becomes first tokenised accelerator after deal that will digitize all its assets

iHub, Kenya's poster child innovation hub and tech accelerator is partnering with ​Raise,​ a Bahamian and Kenyan digital ownership platform to digitise all of...

Blockchain Technology is Disrupting Payment Processes in the Agricultural Sector

By Bolaji Akinboro Blockchain technology is a decentralized digital ledger that keeps immutable records of transactions. It maintains a network of computers working together as...

This new blockchain initiative is rolling out a cashless financial transactional system in Africa

Papersoft Africa, and Digital Transformation company iVEDiX have teamed up to launch a blockchain and digital currency initiative with exclusive contracts in place to roll...

HTC’s blockchain phone, the ‘EXODUS 1’ has a vault to hold the keys to...

 HTC yesterday launched early access to its first blockchain phone, the 'EXODUS 1' at www.htcexodus.com using either BTC or ETH, in an industry first crypto-only payment...

Flutterwave joins the Ripple network to make payments for companies in P2P, B2B or...

Flutterwave, the Nigerian payments firm that recently raised over $10m in funding for expansion has partnered with RippleNet, a global payments network which makes...