Peach Payments eyes Africa expansion after funding round
The Cape Town-based fintech firm receives funding boost to support growth into other African markets, as well as scale up the business’s current operations.
Vodacom allows customers to buy lunch and pay later
To qualify for Voucher Advance, customers need to have been active on the Vodacom network for at least six months.
Crypto firm Revix raises R58m, looks to create jobs in SA
The local crypto-currency investment platform raises millions in off-shore funding, and is looking to create employment in the country.
SA fintech firm that digitises gold for daily use gets funding
Crossfin invests an undisclosed amount in Troygold, a company that enables gold owners to digitise physical gold and use it for day-to-day transactions.
MTN Nigeria ropes in fintech partners after banking furore
The operator forges new partnerships in response to the recent disruption to its banking channels which rendered airtime and other services temporarily unavailable.
FNB takes 100% stake in fintech firm Selpal
The big-four bank acquires local fintech company Selpal, as it looks to accelerate financial inclusion in SA.
Ukheshe, Infobip create Telkom WhatsApp payment gateway
The solution allows Telkom customers to quickly and securely send money to anyone with a mobile number, with no need for another app or additional software.
Data, fintech subscriptions lift MTN in strong full-year results
MTN Group records improved topline performance in the year ended December, driven by a surge in active data and Mobile Money subscriptions.
SA fintech group Adumo gets R225m from World Bank member, IFC
The company will use the funds to expand access to electronic payment solutions, especially for underserved small and medium businesses.
Ukheshe expands reach to international markets
The South African fintech firm confirms plans to extend operations internationally, setting its sights on the Middle East, Europe and Asia Pacific.
Vodacom boosts financial services drive with SME solution
The VodaTrade digital platform enables SMEs to transact with large organisations, receive orders and issue invoices, without worrying about backend challenges.