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The 5 Most Popular Fintech Startups in South Africa 2021

South Africa is one of the top hubs for fintech, with several fintech startups in South Africa dominating headlines in 2021. The country, known for its “clearly defined startup ecosystem with multiple players across capabilities,” sees a relatively high fintech

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Tyme Picks Up US$70 Million Series B From Tencent and CDC

Singapore-headquartered challenger bank Tyme has closed a US$180 million Series B round with fresh infusions from Tencent and CDC. The company raised US$70 million from the China-based internet giant and UK impact investor, a statement from Tyme said. Funds will

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Fintech Has Taken Off In Africa – Here’s Why It’s Not A Bubble

Some of the most innovative models in fintech we’ve seen have come out of our Africa portfolio, such as the way Pula advanced embedded finance by bundling crop insurance with the seed bought by small farmers. This year, it seems

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