The Afridigest Fintech Review is a weekly recap of what happened in African fintech.
Hello again, friends! Remember: this Fintech Review goes out on Sundays, the regular Week in Review goes out on Mondays, and the French-language Revue de la Semaine goes out on Wednesdays. (Assuming no delays.)
📌 I’ve started having discussions with folks interested in investing in Africa Tech. If that’s you, drop your contact info in this form. And folks are starting to reach out about sponsorships/advertising in this Fintech Review — ping me by mail if that’s of interest to you too.
On to this week’s highlights:
• Four fintech deals were announced for ~$48M in disclosed funding; $40M of this was raised in a single crypto deal.
• There’s a new investing platform in town. Unlike Trove, Bamboo, Chaka, et al., SecondSTAX doesn’t bring global securities to African consumers, it brings African securities to the world.
• The 1st Afridigest Meetup is coming to Lagos in early October — I’d love to meet you in per…