Fintech Attracts Lion’s Share of 2020 African Tech Funding

Fintech funding in Africa jumped 49.3% in 2020 to US$160 million. The amount was raised by 99 fintech startups, making fintech the dominant tech sector of 2020, a new report by regional startup news and research portal Disrupt Africa found.

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UAE Card Processor NymCard Raises US$ 7.6 Million in Series A Funding Round

Abu Dhabi-based Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) provider NymCard announced that they have raised US$ 7.6 million during a Series A funding round bringing the firm’s total funding to $12 million to date. The funding round led by Shorooq Partners and joined by

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