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Saudi Central Bank Says Ongoing CBDC Experiment Focused on Domestic Wholesale Use Cases
Saudi Central Bank Says Ongoing CBDC Experiment Focused on Domestic Wholesale Use Cases
Bank of Spain Greenlights Euro-Backed Stablecoin Token Pilot Program
Bank of Spain Greenlights Euro-Backed Stablecoin Token Pilot Program
Kenyan Fintech Kwara Raises $3 Million in Seed Extension
Kenyan Fintech Kwara Raises $3 Million in Seed Extension
Davos 2023: CBDCs Are the Future of Central Bank Money but They Are Still Not Ready
Davos 2023: CBDCs Are the Future of Central Bank Money but They Are Still Not Ready
Ukraine’s Tascombank Pilots Stellar-based E-hryvnia
Ukraine’s Tascombank Pilots Stellar-based E-hryvnia
Chinese Billionaire Jack Ma Agrees to Cede Control of Fintech Giant Ant Group
Chinese Billionaire Jack Ma Agrees to Cede Control of Fintech Giant Ant Group
Fintechs Accounted for Over 30% of Tracked Kenyan Tech Startups in 2022 — Study
Fintechs Accounted for Over 30% of Tracked Kenyan Tech Startups in 2022 — Study
Mobile Payments Outpacing Debit Cards in Argentina According to Central Bank Reports
Mobile Payments Outpacing Debit Cards in Argentina According to Central Bank Reports
Strike Launches Bitcoin Lightning Network-Enabled Money Transfers to Africa
Strike Launches Bitcoin Lightning Network-Enabled Money Transfers to Africa
Report: South African Digital-Only Bank Launches Crypto Payments Gateway
Report: South African Digital-Only Bank Launches Crypto Payments Gateway
Cameroonian Fintech Ejara Raises $8 Million in Series A Investment Round
Cameroonian Fintech Ejara Raises $8 Million in Series A Investment Round
Defichain Co-Founder: FTX's Collapse Has Rekindled Interest in Defi and Associated Products
Defichain Co-Founder: FTX's Collapse Has Rekindled Interest in Defi and Associated Products
Ripple Partners With Africa-Focused Remittances and Payments Firm MFS Africa
Ripple Partners With Africa-Focused Remittances and Payments Firm MFS Africa
Egyptian Fintech Raises $31 Million in Series B Funding Round
Egyptian Fintech Raises $31 Million in Series B Funding Round
Mastercard Study: African Fintech Sector Had One of the Highest Year-on-Year Growth Rates in Funding in 2021
Mastercard Study: African Fintech Sector Had One of the Highest Year-on-Year Growth Rates in Funding in 2021
Interoperable QR Payments Reach Record Number in Argentina
Interoperable QR Payments Reach Record Number in Argentina
US Tennis Player Serena Williams' VC Firm Leads Ugandan Fintech's $12.3 Million Pre-Series A Funding Round
US Tennis Player Serena Williams' VC Firm Leads Ugandan Fintech's $12.3 Million Pre-Series A Funding Round
Ivory Coast-Based Payments Fintech Secures $5 Million From Its Pre-Series A Funding Round
Ivory Coast-Based Payments Fintech Secures $5 Million From Its Pre-Series A Funding Round
Crypto Payment Infrastructure Firm Opennode to Test Bitcoin Payments in Bahrain
Crypto Payment Infrastructure Firm Opennode to Test Bitcoin Payments in Bahrain
Ghanaian Central Bank Allays Fears That a CBDC Will Disrupt Mobile Money Operations
Ghanaian Central Bank Allays Fears That a CBDC Will Disrupt Mobile Money Operations
Fintech Unicorn Flutterwave Granted 'Game Changing' License by Nigerian Central Bank
Fintech Unicorn Flutterwave Granted 'Game Changing' License by Nigerian Central Bank
Kenyan Fintech Pezesha Raises $11 Million in Pre-Series A Round Backed by Cardano Blockchain Builder
Kenyan Fintech Pezesha Raises $11 Million in Pre-Series A Round Backed by Cardano Blockchain Builder
Second Biggest Brazilian Bank Bradesco Not Interested in Crypto, Alleges It Is Still 'Very Small'
Second Biggest Brazilian Bank Bradesco Not Interested in Crypto, Alleges It Is Still 'Very Small'
Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe 'Developed a Roadmap for Adoption of CBDC,' Says Governor
Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe 'Developed a Roadmap for Adoption of CBDC,' Says Governor
US Venture Capital Firm Leads New Investment in Nigerian Startup Teamapt
US Venture Capital Firm Leads New Investment in Nigerian Startup Teamapt
Flutterwave Kenya License Controversy: Fintech Giant Reportedly Applied in 2019
Flutterwave Kenya License Controversy: Fintech Giant Reportedly Applied in 2019
Nigerian Mobility Fintech Secures $20 Million From British Development Finance Institution
Nigerian Mobility Fintech Secures $20 Million From British Development Finance Institution
Fintech Study Estimates 4.4 Billion Global Users Will Adopt Mobile Wallets by 2024
Fintech Study Estimates 4.4 Billion Global Users Will Adopt Mobile Wallets by 2024
Japanese Fintech Firm Kyash Raises $41 Million, Jack Dorsey’s Block Participates in Funding
Japanese Fintech Firm Kyash Raises $41 Million, Jack Dorsey’s Block Participates in Funding
Report: Africa Fintech Startups Raised $2 Billion in 2021
Report: Africa Fintech Startups Raised $2 Billion in 2021
Bank of Uganda Reportedly Commences CBDC Study
Bank of Uganda Reportedly Commences CBDC Study
Bank of Israel: Adoption of CBDC Will Not Materially Affect the Banking System
Bank of Israel: Adoption of CBDC Will Not Materially Affect the Banking System
Rwanda May Not Reach Decision on CBDC Issuance Until End of 2022 — Central Bank Official
Rwanda May Not Reach Decision on CBDC Issuance Until End of 2022 — Central Bank Official
Congo Based Startup Jambo Raises $7.5 Million in Seed Funding Round
Congo Based Startup Jambo Raises $7.5 Million in Seed Funding Round
Flutterwave Raises $250 Million in Series D Funding Round, Startup Now Valued at Over $3 Billion
Flutterwave Raises $250 Million in Series D Funding Round, Startup Now Valued at Over $3 Billion
Zimbabwe's Central Bank Exploring CBDC, Reiterates Opposition to Cryptocurrencies
Zimbabwe's Central Bank Exploring CBDC, Reiterates Opposition to Cryptocurrencies
Tanzanian Fintech Raises $10 Million, Plans to Enter 12 More African Countries
Tanzanian Fintech Raises $10 Million, Plans to Enter 12 More African Countries
Central Bank of Jordan Exploring the Possibility of Launching a CBDC
Central Bank of Jordan Exploring the Possibility of Launching a CBDC
British Lawmakers Say a CBDC Is Likely to Hurt Financial Stability — Digital Pound Benefits Overstated
British Lawmakers Say a CBDC Is Likely to Hurt Financial Stability — Digital Pound Benefits Overstated
Revolut Launches Banking Services in Spain Featuring Deposit Insurance
Revolut Launches Banking Services in Spain Featuring Deposit Insurance
Report: Fintech Firms Received 62% of the $4.9 Billion Raised by African Tech Companies in 2021
Report: Fintech Firms Received 62% of the $4.9 Billion Raised by African Tech Companies in 2021
Social Media Giant Wechat to Support China's CBDC, Platform Expected to Boost Adoption Rate
Social Media Giant Wechat to Support China's CBDC, Platform Expected to Boost Adoption Rate
Jamaican Central Bank Says It Has 'Successfully Completed CBDC Pilot'
Jamaican Central Bank Says It Has 'Successfully Completed CBDC Pilot'
South Africa's Digital Bank Tyme Completes Series B Round With Additional $70M Capital Raise
South Africa's Digital Bank Tyme Completes Series B Round With Additional $70M Capital Raise
Ukrainians Offered New Crypto Services, Bitcoin Cards
Ukrainians Offered New Crypto Services, Bitcoin Cards
Kenya Based Fintech Kwara Raises $4 Million in Seed Round
Kenya Based Fintech Kwara Raises $4 Million in Seed Round
Report: Nigerian Fintechs Account for Nearly 91% of $417.5 Million Raised by Tech Startups in the Country
Report: Nigerian Fintechs Account for Nearly 91% of $417.5 Million Raised by Tech Startups in the Country
Ghana's Minority Lawmakers Reject Government Proposal to Tax Mobile Money Transactions
Ghana's Minority Lawmakers Reject Government Proposal to Tax Mobile Money Transactions
IMF Says Nigerian CBDC Drawing Global Interest, Warns of Associated Risks
IMF Says Nigerian CBDC Drawing Global Interest, Warns of Associated Risks
Nearly 500,000 Nigerian CBDC Wallets Downloaded Since Launch
Nearly 500,000 Nigerian CBDC Wallets Downloaded Since Launch