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Digital banking revolution hits Africa

After helping to lend $1bn to small businesses all over the world, Matt Flannery is bringing digital banking to Africa with Branch. Read more: www.siliconrepublic.com

Barclays selects 10 FinTech startups to participate in program

Barclays Bank recently selected the 10 FinTech startups that will be participating in its second acceleration program. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

Big banks poised to scoop up FinTech startups, report finds

Big banks may have scoffed when a gaggle of financial technology upstarts promised to reinvent their business. Now they want to buy them. Read more: www.bloomberg.com

BitPesa & Bitbond partner for Africa SME finance

Bitbond and BitPesa collaborate to facilitate small business financing across Africa.Read more: www.pymnts.com

Safaricom and mSurvey launch Consumer Wallet

Safaricom, is teaming up with data collection startup, mSurvey, to launch Consumer Wallet. Read more: techcrunch.com

2017: the year FinTech shifts its focus to Africa

In many cases, FinTech’s rapid growth can be attributed to the industry’s widespread adoption and innovation in developed, Western countries. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Payment companies eye Africa’s regional pain points

Though cash remains prevalent some companies are setting the wheels in motion for a much-anticipated e-commerce revolution. Read more: www.fintechranking.com

AlliedCrowds prepares for P2P platform AlliedExchange launch

This proposed platform will use P2P lending technology to present a range of sub-Saharan Africa loans to both retail and institutional investors. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

Tanzania can now use phones to access insurance

The incorporation of mobile technology in micro-health insurance schemes has shown promising outcomes. Read more: www.allafrica.com

63 companies shaping Africa’s FinTech ecosystem

Africa is the largest unserved market that has dropped out of sight of the global financial system, many adult Africans lack access to formal financial services. Read more: www.letstalkpayments.com