FinTech News

FinTech News

Nigeria occupies 5 out of 12 startups selected to pitch at Africa Tech Summit London

Twelve African startups have been selected to pitch for investment opportunities at Africa Tech Summit London at the London Stock Exchange on June 23. Africa Tech Summit (ATS) is a leading African tech conference series …

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FinTech Services

Ghana’s E-Levy rakes in ¢861.47m in 11 months

Data from the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) indicates that Ghana’s Electronic Transfer Levy (E-Levy) implemented in May 2022 raked in ¢861.47 million as of March 2023. The controversial levy in the first year of implementation …

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FinTech Services

Daylight, the LGBTQ+ neobank, calls it quit

Daylight, an LGBTQ+ banking platform, is shutting down. Its operations will cease on June 30, according to embattled co-founder and CEO Rob Curtis. The announcement comes months after NY Magazine published an explosive feature on …

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Emerging Tech

Blockchain

Nigeria’s New Blockchain Policy Leaves Crypto In The Cold

With its latest national blockchain policy, Nigeria seems to be going big on blockchain technology even though the West African nation does not seem to be welcoming crypto anytime soon. On May 3rd, the Federal …

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Artificial Intelligence

OpenAI CEO Raising $100 Million for Global Crypto Worldcoin

OpenAI CEO Sam Altman has reportedly secured funding for Worldcoin, his planned iris-scanning cryptocurrency. As the Financial Times reported Sunday (May 14), sources with knowledge of the deal say Worldcoin is in talks to raise …

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Machine learning

Transaction Fraud Detection Project 

Fraud detection has been a significant problem in the banking, insurance, and medical sectors. The total combined fraud losses climbed to $56 billion in 2020 (Business Wire). The large amount of confidential data stored online …

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Opportunities and Events

Opportunities

Developer, Supporter and Marketing Jobs at OnTheGoSystems

OnTheGoSystems a remote team of tech enthusiasts, innovators, creatives, and engineers who work together to harness the power of translation technologies and allow businesses of all sizes to go global; from algorithms and AI to …

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Opportunities

The Absa Young Africa Works

The Absa Young Africa Works (YAWs) project is in partnership with Mastercard Foundation to fund and train 5,000 local businesses with the aim of creating 50,000 jobs in Ghana. The project achieves this through capacity …

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Insights

Cryptocurrency

Binance Australia customers sell bitcoin at discount to rival exchanges

Bitcoin prices on the Australian arm of Binance, the world’s largest crypto-currency exchange, were almost A$9,000 lower than prices on rival exchanges on Tuesday, in a sign customers were seeking to exit their positions quickly. …

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Cryptocurrency

Fintechs in Argentina reject government’s ban on Crypto

The central bank of Argentina surprised fintechs this month when it unveiled a crypto ban, in practice forbidding all neobanks in the country from offering trading services. Repercussions of the regulation, considered harmful for the …

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Cryptocurrency

OKX Targets France as Regional Hub With Plans to Hire 100 People

Cryptocurrency exchange OKX is targeting France as a regional hub in Europe with plans to hire around 100 people there in the next three years, looking to join 74 other companies that have so far …

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Learning

Weekly Insights

EMERGING TECH TRENDS – ETT May 27, 2023 : Insights into technologies shaping the future

Curated by www.knowledgeinnovations.com – Your authoritative knowledge source mapping FinTech, Innovations, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Big Data, Machine Learning Subscribe to ETT  May 27, 2023 Welcome to Emerging Tech Trends (ETT), focusing on technologies shaping the …

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Weekly Insights

EMERGING TECH TRENDS – ETT May 20, 2023 : Insights into technologies shaping the future

Curated by www.knowledgeinnovations.com – Your authoritative knowledge source mapping FinTech, Innovations, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Big Data, Machine Learning Subscribe to ETT May 20, 2023 Welcome to Emerging Tech Trends (ETT), focusing on technologies shaping the …

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