Visa Inc. Appoints Marianne Mwaniki as Senior Vice President of Social Impact

Visa Inc. has announced that Marianne Mwaniki has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Social Impact, with responsibility for the company’s comprehensive strategy in the areas of financial Read More →

Temenos Launches Learning Community Engine To Offer Banks Enhanced Change Management

Temenos, the banking software company, has announced the launch of Temenos Learning Community (TLC) Engine, the latest addition to the TLC training suite. TLC Engine helps banks to reduce operational Read More →

Stripe, Visa Join $8 Million Series A Round in African Payments Startup Paystack

Paystack, a Nigeria-based startup providing payments tools to businesses in Africa, has raised $8 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Stripe, and includes Visa, follow-on funding Read More →

Entersekt Signs on to Mobile Connect

Entersekt, an innovator in mobile-first fintech solutions, announced it has signed an agreement with the GSMA to offer Mobile Connect to its institutional customers. Developed by the mobile industry as Read More →

Ecobank Announces Finalists of the Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2018

Ecobank, the leading independent pan-African banking group, has announced the finalists for the 2nd edition of the annual Ecobank Fintech Challenge, a competition for Africa-focused technology start-ups. The list includes Read More →

Kenyan Startup Takes Home US$50,000 Top Prize from Visa’s Everywhere Initiative SSA Finals

Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, announced a tech startup based in Kenya, Mookh Africa, as the overall winner of its first ever Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) Everywhere Initiative, Read More →

MobiKwik Announces Appointments in Leadership Team: Hires Three Business Heads

MobiKwik, one of India’s leading digital financial services platform, has announced the appointment of three Business heads. The appointments are in line with the ongoing restructuring of the senior leadership Read More →

Bluefin and Verifone Strengthen Payment Security with New Partnership

Verifone and Bluefin announced a partnership to provide Bluefin’s PCI-validated Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) security solution to merchants using either Verifone’s POINT or Retail Transaction Switch (RTS) solutions. Through this partnership, merchants can Read More →

Collaboration Forms to Enable Real-Time Cross Border Money Transfers to CEMAC Region

GIMAC, the regional electronic money transfer platform of Central Africa and TerraPay, the world’s first mobile payments switch have signed a strategic partnership agreement that will strengthen the remittances ecosystem Read More →

Wirecard Gains Leading Telecommunication Operator Telenor for Payment Services

Wirecard, the leading innovation driver of digital financial technology, and Telenor, a leading telecommunication operator in Bulgaria with over 3.1 million active subscribers, launched processing services to offer customers of Read More →

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