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Four Nigerian Fintech Platforms Banned Over Illegal Forex Trading

Aug. 19, 2021, 12:39 p.m.

Four Nigerian fintech platforms, Risevest, Bamboo, Trove, and Chaka have had their banks frozen for six months over allegations involving ‘illegal foreign exchange’ transactions by the fintech companies.

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Bitcoin Company Patricia Invests $1.5 Million Into Nigerian Fashion Startup Rooomxix

Aug. 13, 2021, 2:37 p.m.

Urban streetwear fashion startup Rooomxix has announced it received a $1.5m investment to accelerate Africa’s transition into the global fashion scene through streetwear.

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Ghana Startup Awards: Celebrating Ambitious And Indigenous Ghanaian Startup Businesses

Aug. 12, 2021, 10:34 p.m.

The Awards will honor young, smart, tactical, adaptable, non-conformist, organized, and energetic startups passionately building and growing globally competitive businesses in 28 different categories and various sectors

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The Fintech Challenge 2021 Has Been Opened For African Fintech Startups

Aug. 12, 2021, 12:44 p.m.

On account of this, fintech startups can partner with Ecobank to scale their solutions across Ecobank’s 33 African markets as well as its international operations in France.

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Moove Raises $23million Series A To Make Car Ownership Easy For Africans

Aug. 10, 2021, 4:21 p.m.

Moove operates on a continent with more than a billion people who have limited or no access to vehicle financing – and the lowest per capita vehicle ownership in the world.

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Chekkit Is Using Blockchain As An Anti-counterfeit Tool; It Raises $500,000 Pre-see Funding

Aug. 10, 2021, 2:35 p.m.

Chekkit is a Nigerian-based startup that uses blockchain for product verification and for providing anti-counterfeit solutions.

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