African Startup Wari Enables Customers to Request Financial Services on WhatsAppby Fintechnews Middle East 24. May 2019
WhatsApp has become a integral part of many of our lives, over 1 billion people in over 180 countries use WhatsApp to stay in touch with friends and family.
Wari, an African-based startup said that Whatsapp’s ubiquity is precisely the reason why they have integrated with WhatsApp Business solution to enable customers – through strategic partnerships – to request its financial services around the world on WhatsApp.
The startup claims Wari customers will be able to request access to various services from opening accounts to sending and receiving money through Whatsapp.
According to their press release the service is currently available on French, English, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese.
“We have been working for several months to globalise our platform through strategic acquisitions and partnerships on all continents. We are always aiming to create a standard to interconnect people in all countries and to make financial inclusion a reality, thus building tomorrow’s world,”
says Kabirou Mbodje, Wari President and CEO.
Featured image credit: Wari