Ping users create a free account in U.S. dollars to receive bank transfers in either their local currency or cryptocurrency.
With DolarApp, users can open a bank account going from peso to dollar dominated stablecoin USD Coin (USDc) and back in seconds.
Dutchie Pay is a payment solution designed for the very specific requirements of the legal cannabis market in the U.S. but also indicative of the wider problems faced by cash-based businesses.
African fintech Flutterwave has raised $250 million in a Series D round that tripled the company’s valuation to over $3 billion in just twelve months. In March 2021, the San Francisco-headquartered
Startups have sought to use technology to digitize processes in Africa’s B2B e-commerce and retail space over the past couple of years. While many focus on moving products and providing credit, issu
A growing number of U.S. consumers are getting scammed on social media, according to a new report by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), which revealed that consumers lost $770 million to social media
Companies use invoices to pay for many of their major costs, ranging from materials to contract work. Most still rely on solutions built on top of bank transfers or credit cards to complete cross-bord
On October 3, “Big Brother Naija,” a reality show sponsored by Nigerian social payments company Abeg, came to a rapturous close after 72 days on air. The show, which commenced on July 24, is the m
When it comes to e-commerce, the world is smaller than ever. Developing a new global financial infrastructure capable of supporting a world dominated by digital commerce is a massive challenge.
So now Plaid says it’s a payments company. It was only a matter of time, really.
Just about every week there’s a blockbuster round coming out of South America, but in certain countries such as Ecuador, things have been more hush-hush. However, Kushki, a Quito-based fintech, is b
Diem, a London, U.K.-based fintech startup, has raised a seed round of $5.5 million led by Fasanara Capital, and angel investor Chris Adelsbach, founder of Outrun Ventures. Additional investors includ
The last few decades have produced many successful marketplaces. But why haven't we seen many successful B2B service marketplaces?
Honestbee, the online grocery delivery service in Asia, is nearly out of money and trying to offload its business. The company has held early conversations with a number of suitors in Asia, including
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The nation relies on systemically important market infrastructures. As you may have guessed, these engines of economy are designed to resist change. That’s not a bad thing. A certain amount of insul