Tag "Arise"

Nigeria’s Touch and Pay Wins the Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2022

Nigerian fintech Touch and Pay has won the 2022 edition of the Ecobank Fintech Challenge and with it a US$50,000 cash prize — said to be the largest no-strings attached fintech cash prize in Africa. The announcement was made at

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Meet the 6 Fintech Startups Competing in the Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2022 Finals

African banking group Ecobank Group has announced the six finalists for the fifth edition of the Ecobank Fintech Challenge, chosen from a pool of 700 applicants in 59 countries. Finalists will undergo a mentoring programme to explore funding opportunities and

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Biometric Identity Verification Startup iiDENTIFii Raises US$15M Series A

Identity verification platform iiDENTIFii has raised a US$15 million Series A funding round led by African investment company Arise, with Sanari Capital and angel investor Bill Spruill. iiDENTIFii’s biometric authentication technology enables identity verification through cellphones and computers. The solution

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