Nigeria’s first fintech unicorn, Interswitch, launches API integration platform

Interswitch, the first Nigerian fintech unicorn, announced on Thursday, August 11, at its Code Call Africa event in Zone Tech Park, Lagos, Nigeria, that it has now aggregated all of its API products in one platform. With this development, customers can access the company’s products with little or no customer support. The company stated that […]

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Nigerian Fintech Startup, Swipe, Raises $500,000 in Pre-Seed Funding

To increase access to its numerous credit offerings, Nigerian fintech firm Swipe has acquired US$500,000 in pre-seed capital this year. Swipe is a credit-focused tech company that was established in 2020. By offering credit solutions to support business growth and expansion through credit purchases, Swipe powers businesses in Africa. Through collaboration with employers, it aims […]

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Nigeria’s 5 unicorns have raised over $2.56 billion since launch

In the last couple of years, Africa has seen a massive rise in the number of startups on the continent, especially tech startups. In the wake of the pandemic, as most brick and mortar stores shuttered their doors, and customers turned online, these startups thrived, delivering services, ranging from Banking to insurance, shopping, healthcare, food […]

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