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OPay raises fresh $120 million Series B funding

Just a short while after securing the approval of Nigeria’s Apex Bank, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to commence international money transfer in Nigeria; the Nigeria-based fintech company OPay has raised $120 million Series B funding from a group of Chinese investors. Participating in the round include existing investors Meituan-Dianping, Source Code Capital, IDG Capital, Sequoia China and GSR Ventures who funded the company’s $50 million raise in July.

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ReQuid Emerges Winner of NSE’s First Incubation Programme

ReQuid, an investment agregation platform, has emerged winner of NSE first X-Kathon competition. The NSE X-kathon seeks to solve problems within the capital market by funding, incubating and accelerating ideas and businesses that have tangible solutions. “We aim to discover innovative solutions that will drive mass retail investor participation in the capital market and to […]

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ReQuid, A Nigerian Fin-Tech for Agro-Tech Investment Platform, Opens For Business

ReQuid, a technology platform that provides investors (individuals & businesses) access to aggregated investment opportunities across Africa launches in Lagos. In the last couple of years there has been a few new entrants into the agrotech investment scene in Nigeria; companies like Farmcrowdy, Thrive Agric, Verdant Agritech, Porkmoney, to name a few. ReQuid however seek […]

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Worldremit is Working with PAGA To Roll Out International Digital Money Transfers In Nigeria

By Herdrine Katche Global digital money transfer leader, WorldRemit has signed a strategic deal with Nigeria’s first and leading mobile money company, Paga to roll out international digital money transfers in Nigeria. The deal will see WorldRemit’s customers around the world send money to Nigeria seamlessly and instantly. WorldRemit is expanding its service offering beyond […]