Egypt

Cairo Credit Management Platform CreditFins Raises Pre-Seed Funding

Cairo-based CreditFins, a credit card management fintech, has raised an undisclosed amount in pre-seed funding, the company announced. The round was led by Flat6Labs, AUC Angels, TA Telecom Holding, and other strategic tech angel investors, the company said. Meanwhile, CreditFins

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6 Fintech Startups In Egypt To Watch In 2021

Key developments in the Egyptian startup ecosystem have led to a renewed appetite for growth in the space, and for its fintech startups in Egypt as well. Much of this activity is attributed to a slew of policy level shifts.

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Airome Technologies Expands to the MENA Region Through Finvent Solutions’ Partnership

Airome Technologies, a Singapore-based developer of cybersecurity solutions for digital banking and e-document management systems, has announced its entry into the MENA region with Finvent Solutions as its key channel reseller in the market. The key solution in the partner’s

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2020 VC Funding Hits New All-Time High in Egypt; Fintech Makes up 8% of Total Funding

Egypt’s venture investment ecosystem has emerged as one of the most rapidly developing markets in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 100% over the past five years, according to the

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Egyptian Payments Firm Paymob Completes Series A Funding Of US$18.5 Million

Egypt’s digital payments provider Paymob announced that it has secured US$15 million in a second tranche of its Series A fundraising activity. It follows a first tranche of US$3.5 million, raised in July 2020. The capital raise was led by

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EFG Hermes Announces Partnership With Lulu Group International In Egypt

EFG Hermes, a financial services corporation in frontier emerging markets (FEM), announced the launch of a new partnership between its NBFI subsidiaries valU for consumer finance and PayTabs Egypt with LuLu Group International in Egypt, a Middle East hypermarket and

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Fintech in Africa will Boom in 2022: Fintech News Network Launches Its 8th Publication

The Fintech News Network is pleased to announce the launch of our eighth publication; Fintech News Africa. The Fintech News Network is an industry publication covering fintech and digital news across the globe. Our readers are from established financial institutions

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Egyptian Fintech Startup NowPay Signs MOU With Export Development Bank of Egypt

Egyptian fintech startup NowPay signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Export Development Bank of Egypt (EBE) for a credit facility to fund NowPay’s current salary advances product and future development of new products. NowPay allows corporate employees to get

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Visa Supports Egyptian Fintechs With Training Programme

Egypt’s Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) has collaborated with Visa to launch their fintech training programme for Egyptian fintech startups and entrepreneurs. The ITIDA-VISA Mentorship Programme aims to enhance cooperation in supporting entrepreneurship, encouraging startups to develop innovative fintech

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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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