Nigeria’s Interswitch secures US$110M funding from LeapFrog and Tana Africa

NIGERIA –Africa’s top technology-driven enterprises focused on payment digitization, Interswitch has secured US$110 million in joint investment from LeapFrog investments and Tiana Africa Capital. The digital payment company is Africa’s second unicorn, and its latest investment will help it to scale digital payment services across the continent. This news is coming almost three years since Interswitch’s last disclosed funding round…

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Smart addressing startup OkHi partners with Interswitch to launch in Nigeria

NIGERIA – OkHi, a Kenyan smart addressing startup, has partnered with Africa’s largest banking platform, Interswitch to launch in Africa’s largest market, Nigeria. The partnership aims to assist OkHi’s objective which is to provide 195-million Nigerians with access to a physical address. This will in turn lead to accelerating the eCommerce sector and ensuring financial inclusion. The launch in Nigeria…

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