Well-known Bitcoin Expert Andreas M. Antonopoulos Confirmed as Keynote Speaker for the Blockchain Africa Conference 2017

Bitcoin Events, hosts of the Blockchain Africa Conference in Johannesburg from 1-3 March 2017, is very excited to announce that Andreas M. Antonopoulos will be the keynote speaker at the Read More →

The Innotribe Startup Challenge Returns To Africa For The Third Consecutive Year. Startups, It Is Time To Apply!

SWIFT Innotribe announces that the Startup Challenge for Africa is open for applications. For the third year running, the Startup Challenge will be part of SWIFT’s African Read More →

iZettle and UnionPay International Join Forces to Increase Card Acceptance for European Small Businesses

iZettle, announced the addition of UnionPay to its range of accepted credit and debit cards. The company’s card reader, iZettle Reader, is the first of its kind to accept UnionPay, Read More →

Vivo Energy and Orange Announce a Collaborative Pan-African Partnership Agreement

Orange Money customers will be allowed to cash in and cash out money from their Orange Money account and pay in any Shell service station operated by Vivo Energy. The Read More →

UnionPay International Launches the “updated” Emergency Assistance Service

The peak of outbound tourism during the Spring Festival is approaching. UnionPay International launches the “updated” Emergency Assistance Service, including Emergency Cash Service and Emergency Card Replacement Service. From now Read More →

FinTech Impact: Delivering Constructive Outcomes for Africa

The unique environment for financial services in Africa is fertile ground for disruptive new FinTech players who are capitalising on the opportunities to disrupt or leapfrog established business models to Read More →

The End of Payments as we know it

Money 20/20 is over for another year. And as sore feet (and heads) recover and the dust starts to settle, attention is turning to the big trends and key themes. The Read More →

Smart Campaign and The MasterCard Foundation in Partnership to Advance Consumer Protection in Financial Services

The Center for Financial Inclusion (CFI) at Accion announced  a $4.4 million, three-year partnership with The MasterCard Foundation to tackle the challenges facing consumer finance in an increasingly digital world. Read More →

Microsoft’s View of Blockchain Technology: From Words to Code

Meet one of the key speakers of Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Russia - technology evangelist at Microsoft Konstantin Goldstein. On November 10, 2016 he will present corporation’s view of blockchain technology and Read More →

M-Snap Chooses Cellum for Nationwide Mobile Commerce Platform in India

Leading European mobile wallet provider Cellum is partnering with Indian mobile commerce firm M-Snap to launch a joint venture offering comprehensive mobile transaction services in India. The deal was announced Read More →
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