Tag "OPay"

These 8 African Fintech Companies Raised US$100m+ This Year

African fintech companies have had a year like no other when it comes to funding. Between Q1 and Q3 this year, African fintech companies raised US$1.44 billion in funding dollars. The funding total surpassed the entire amount raised by these

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9 Top Fintech Companies in Nigeria You Should Know

Fintech companies in Nigeria are at the forefront of Africa’s fintech revolution, and many of them have turned out to become formidable players to watch out for. Last year, fintech companies in Nigeria picked up a majority of the funding

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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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Africa’s Newest Unicorn OPay Raises US$400 Million From SoftBank

Nigerian mobile payments platform OPay has raised US$400 million in funding from SoftBank, Bloomberg reported. The investment was made from SoftBank’s US$40 billion investment vehicle Vision Fund 2. Existing backers of the company Sequoia Capital China, Chinese superapp Meituan’s VC

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