Category Archives: Fintech

Fintech Africa

Moneymailme CEO reveals first multi-protocol blockchain marketplace at Paris Fintech Forum

Mihai Ivascu, the CEO and Founder of the award-winning social payments app Moneymailme (, announced at the Paris Fintech Forum ( his company’s secret breakthrough: the world’s first multi-platform blockchain app store for smart contracts. It’s called Modex ( The Modex Smart Contract Marketplace is scheduled for a product launch on March 15 timed right before the company’s much-awaited ICO. […]

deVere Group launches cryptocurrencies app due to soaring global demand

A cryptocurrency app is to be launched by one of the world’s largest independent financial services organisations due to “soaring global demand” and in defiance of financial traditionalists. deVere Crypto is the deVere Group’s second major fintech [financial technology] offering in less than 12 months.  It will be available in a matter of weeks. deVere Group’s […]

Bitcoins Headed to Wall Street Despite Regulators Being Ready or Not

Two U.S exchanges compete to embrace bitcoins forcing federal regulators into real skeptics. Prominent financial players are taking advantage to adopt the volatile crypto-currency and invite more investors in the market without regulators agreeing on what bitcoins should be. Bitcoins evolved in the 2008 financial crisis with a significant intention of not encountering with the […]

FinTech is accelerating the digital transformation of banking in Africa

FinTech is accelerating the digital transformation of banking in Africa say more than 200 international experts gathered at the Finnovation Ethiopia event – but highlight that collaboration is the way forward Due to their potent blend of trail‐blazing technology and disruptive innovation, FinTech players are positively impacting the digital transformation of financial services in Africa and, […]

Blockchain, Machine Learning, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Wireless Technologies Will Reshape Digital Business in 2018

Dimension Data says Blockchain has immense potential to disrupt and transform the world of money, business, and society Blockchain, together with artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, and virtual and augmented reality, have the potential to deliver disruptive outcomes and reshape digital business in 2018. And companies that have not started the digital investment cycle are […]

Oradian named Top 100 African FinTech and winner of the European FinTech Award

  Oradian (, the fintech company from Croatia, claimed its position as a leading technology provider with both a first-place finish in the European FinTech Awards competition and a nomination as a Top 100 African FinTech company. The win at the European Fintech Awards recognises Oradian as the European leader in Innovative Banking Software designed for microfinance institutions […]

The future of payments, banking and fintech showcased at Seamless East Africa 2017

Seamless East Africa ( – the region’s most extensive technology and solution event for the fintech, payments and banking industries – opened its doors today at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi. The conference is critical to realising the disruptive ways in which consumers, citizens and businesses use money in a tech-savvy world. It brings together […]

FinTech is Accelerating the Digital Transformation of Banking in Africa

Due to their potent blend of trail‐blazing technology and disruptive innovation, FinTech players have the ability to accelerate the digital transformation of financial services in Africa and, in turn, further spur incumbent banks to rapidly ramp‐up their own innovation initiatives to meet the financial needs of under‐served markets across the continent. August 2017, Addis Ababa, […]

FinTech and the Positive Transformation of Banking in Africa

The impact of Blockchain, Open Banking, Mobile Money and Payments innovation are radically transforming the financial services landscape as FinTech disruptors intensify the challenge to Incumbent Banks in Africa and kickstart new opportunities The unique environment for financial services in Africa is fertile ground for innovative FinTech players who are capitalising on the opportunities to […]

Consolidation of the fintech ecosystem in Africa, Good or Bad?

‘Mobile money’ used to be a catch-all phrase, describing everything from consumer wallets to building agent networks, lending, and international remittances. However, African fintech has gradually matured into an industry with specialist roles, and more players in the market every year. This shift has seen more companies take on niche roles. This makes strong partnerships […]

Vital Things to Consider While Finding a Broker and Opening Forex Trading Account

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The foreign exchange market or forex market is a global market for trading currencies. This market decides the exchange rates for individual currencies in the international market. The forex broker is the type of person that can help you in this exchange service. The market for foreign exchange is so competitive that a normal individual […]