Egypt

Arab Bank Wraps Up First Edition of Egypt Fintech Bootcamp

Arab Bank Egypt has concluded the first edition of its fintech bootcamp for Egyptian startups, with cash funding provided to three winning fintech startups. The one-week bootcamp took place between the 21st and the 25th of November this year, according

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6 Biggest African Fintech Hubs Take the Spotlight

African fintech hubs have grown rapidly in the past few years, leading to pockets of fintech development across the continent. According to Findexable’s Global Fintech Rankings Report, 14 of the top Middle East and African fintech hubs came from the

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These Are the 8 Top Funded Fintech Startups in Egypt

Financial inclusion is on the developmental agenda in Egypt, and fintech startups in Egypt are one of the key driving forces to achieve this kind of adoption. Digital payments is expected to be the most benefited vertical within the fintech

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Africa Fintech Summit 2021: Africa’s Number One Fintech Event Returns to Cairo this November

Over 500 fintech startups across multiple categories and counting. Nearly US$900 million raised in capital in the last 7 years, twice the amount garnered by any other African tech sector. And thousands of adopters with millions still yet to be

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AFTS Cairo 2021: Africa’s Premier Fintech Event Returns this November

The sixth Africa Fintech Summit (AFTS) will take place at the St. Regis hotel in Cairo, Egypt on November 16, 2021. The Summit takes place as the world heals and evolves from the COVID-19 pandemic, and as Africa’s fintech industry

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These 7 Digital Banks in Africa Are Heating up the Competition

In the context of digital banks in Africa, two challenger banks have clearly made their mark. One of these is the 2019-launched TymeBank from South Africa. TymeBank is the biggest digital bank in Africa by funding, having raised about US$169

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5 Out of 7 Tech Unicorns in Africa Come From Fintech

Africa is seeing a rush of funding for its fintech sector, and some companies have already emerged as the continent’s biggest fintech bets, becoming unicorns in Africa. African fintech companies have raised more in the first seven months than they

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Egyptian Banks Launch EGP 1 Billion Egypt Fintech Fund

Three Egyptian banks will be launching an Egypt fintech fund of EGP 1 billion (US$63.6 million) to support fintech companies next month, according to a recent statement. The three banks are National Bank of Egypt, Banque Misr, and Banque du

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Egypt-Focused dopay Raises US$18 Million Series A

Egypt-focused B2B2C payments platform dopay has secured US$18 million in a Series A funding round, the company announced in a statement last week. The company is based out of London and currently caters to its initial market Egypt. Force Over

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Egypt’s Kashat Raises US$1.75m for Micro Lending App

Kashat, an Egyptian micro loan solutions provider, has raised US$1.75 million in a new bridge funding round, Magnitt reported. The round was led by pan-African VC fund Launch Africa Ventures, and had “key” regional investors participate, the report said. This

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