Egypt

Arab Bank Wraps Up First Edition of Egypt Fintech Bootcamp

Arab Bank Egypt has concluded the first edition of its fintech bootcamp for Egyptian startups, with cash funding provided to three winning fintech startups. The one-week bootcamp took place between the 21st and the 25th of November this year, according

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Top 8 Funded Fintech Startups in Egypt

Financial inclusion is on the developmental agenda in Egypt, and fintech startups in Egypt are one of the key driving forces to achieve this kind of adoption. Digital payments is expected to be the most benefited vertical within the fintech

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Egyptian Banks Launch EGP 1 Billion Egypt Fintech Fund

Three Egyptian banks will be launching an Egypt fintech fund of EGP 1 billion (US$63.6 million) to support fintech companies next month, according to a recent statement. The three banks are National Bank of Egypt, Banque Misr, and Banque du

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Egypt-Focused dopay Raises US$18 Million Series A

Egypt-focused B2B2C payments platform dopay has secured US$18 million in a Series A funding round, the company announced in a statement last week. The company is based out of London and currently caters to its initial market Egypt. Force Over

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Egypt’s Kashat Raises US$1.75m for Micro Lending App

Kashat, an Egyptian micro loan solutions provider, has raised US$1.75 million in a new bridge funding round, Magnitt reported. The round was led by pan-African VC fund Launch Africa Ventures, and had “key” regional investors participate, the report said. This

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Egyptian Super App MNT-Halan Bags US$120m

Egyptian financial and logistics super app MNT-Halan has secured US$120 million from private equity and venture capital investors, the company announced in a statement today. The funding was raised from Apis Growth Fund II by Apis Partners, Development Partners International,

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Arab Bank Launches Fintech Accelerator in Egypt

Jordan’s Arab Bank has launched a corporate fintech accelerator in Egypt, according to a recent announcement by the bank. The AB Accelerator, which was initially launched in Jordan in 2018, is a part of Arab Bank’s efforts to develop fintech

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dopay Acquires Banking Licence Through Bank ABC Egypt

Payments fintech dopay has secured a banking agent licence from Bank ABC Egypt for a virtual banking platform, a statement from the company said. The collaboration will allow dopay to offer its B2B payment and banking platform for SMEs and

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How Fawry Became Egypt’s First Fintech Titan

In August last year, Fawry made headlines as Egypt’s first tech company to lay claim to unicorn status. The financial services company, which offers its solutions to consumers and businesses both, processes three million transactions daily, it claims on its

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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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