Latest Special Report24 May 2023

The Future of Fintech in Africa

18% of the world’s population lives in Africa, and 57% of Africans are ‘unbanked’, living without a bank account or a digital wallet to their Name. The opportunity is massive, which is why fintech is the most dominant and most funded tech sector in Africa, today.

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Latest Video17 May 2023

Asia’s Growing Global Dominance

Gain insights into Asia's growing prominence as a global trade hub, with data showcasing its increasing influence and projected significant share in global metrics.

Latest Article24 May 2023

The future of fintech may well be in Africa.

Nigeria, South Africa and Egypt are home to 62% of all fintech scaleups in Africa. Read on to know what the top stakeholders have to say about Africa's fintech startup scene.

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Latest Spotlight26 May 2023

Mastercard’s Role in Fostering Fintech in Africa

We spoke with Mark Elliott, Mastercard's Division President for Sub-Saharan Africa, about the region's fintech scene and Mastercard's support for African fintech startups.

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24 May 2023

QIA Leads $105M Investment in Marketing Platform Insider

Global marketing platform Insider has announced an investment of up to $105 million from existing investors, Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) — and Esas Private Equity.

5 days ago

Palestinian Startup Vatrin Secures Investment from Ibtikar Fund for MENA Expansion

Ibtikar Fund has announced its investment in Vatrin, a platform leveraging WhatsApp to power commerce for SMEs. This investment will enable Vatrin to expand across the MENA region.

24 May 2023

EDGE acquires majority stake in MARS Robotics

Founded in 2013 by Mohammad Amin Al-Jarrah, MARS Robotics offers UAS engineering solutions and services for military and civil applications.

23 May 2023

EU Hits Meta with Record €1.2 Billion Fine Over US Data Transfers

The Irish Data Protection Commission found that Meta breached GDPR by transferring EU users' data to the US. The platform now faces a record-breaking €1.2B ($1.3B) fine and the potential loss of millions of European users.

23 May 2023

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