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

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

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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 extend its presence in the international remittance service market and use it for its insurance services. The…

Botswana’s mAgri & Cameroon’s abcCode accepted into Orange Fab France’s “Women Start” accelerator

Botswana’s mAgri & Cameroon’s abcCode accepted into Orange Fab France’s “Women Start” accelerator

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Orange Fab France’s “Women Start” accelerator, launched on 24 May at Viva Technology, and dedicated to women entrepreneurs across the world recently welcomed two women entrepreneurs from Africa and the seven others from the French ecosystem to strengthen the business relationship between Orange and…

BitPesa, SBI Remit Partner for Blockchain Cross-Border Payments Between Japan And Africa

BitPesa, SBI Remit Partner for Blockchain Cross-Border Payments Between Japan And Africa

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BitPesa, a digital foreign exchange and payment platform that leverages blockchain settlement to significantly lower the cost and increase the speed of business payments to and from frontier markets has partnered with Japan’s remittance firm SBI Remit to make it easier for Africans…