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June 11, 2022
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In this edition,
Esusu and Chipper Cash make Forbes Fintech 50 list : Two African-owned startups, Chipper Cash and Esusu step up to Forbes Fintech top 50 list with the former being described by Forbes as ” new standout San Francisco-based startup”.
Kiya.ai launches India’s first-ever Banking Metaverse – Kiyaverse : Indian FinTech, Kiya.ai, introduces a “banking metaverse” to enable users adopt an avatar, or “virtual humanoid,” which will enable banks add features for clients, partners and employees for the purpose virtual banking.
Ghana : ISSER Leads New Research Initiative to Deepen Digital Financial Inclusion : ISSER, at the University of Ghana gets timely opportunity of four-year multi-million-dollar research initiative by the Retail Finance Distribution (ReFinD) Research Initiative to improve women’s access to financial services in low- and middle-income countries.
Digital Currencies Design Options, Impact On Energy Consumption : IMF’s paper on “Digital Currencies and Energy Consumption” notes how CBDC main components and technologies options impact energy profile of digital currencies.
8VC Innovator’s Cup : 8VC, a venture capital that partners founders and entrepreneurs to build lasting technology platforms and create long-term economic and societal value. The company assists early-stage #startups with support and funding in an effort to motivate future innovations to improve the global landscape, considering the underprivileged. 8VC, through its Innovator’s Cup contest, awards multiple $8,000 prizes to social innovators and fly the recipients out to spend a day with 8VC’s Founder and their partnership, where contestants will go through mentorship on how to fine-tune and scale their projects in order to maximize social change.
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