Afridigest is your intelligent guide to Africa’s tech ecosystem. The Fintech Review is a weekly recap of what matters in African fintech.
On to the week’s fintech highlights:
• Three fintech fundraises were announced in Africa this week.
• News of the week: Flutterwave and Opera launched new products that are poised to play a big role in the future. The no-code movement continues as African fintech infrastructure players focus on ease of use. And crypto certainly isn’t dead in Africa — a number of new headlines point to its utility in various markets.
• Executives appearing: Tembo’s Victor Joseph, Smile ID’s Mark Straub, Moniepoint’s Tosin Eniolorunda, Bloc’s Edmund Olotu, PayJustNow’s Craig Newborn, Flutterwave’s Olugbenga Agboola, Mastercard’s Mark Elliott, Standard Bank’s Tsholo Ramokoka, Royal Park Partners’ Aman Behzad, & others.