Nigeria commits $618m for digital skills, job creation

I-DICE will support 451 tech start-ups, 226 creative enterprises and 75 enterprise support organisations, and the benefits to Nigeria’s economy are pegged at $6.4 billion.
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Rwanda grants fintech Flutterwave two additional licences

Flutterwave can now offer deposit and withdrawal services, electronic funds transfer, as well as inbound and outbound remittance services to the 13.46 million people in Rwanda.

Fintech best practices and diaspora banking under spotlight at 2023 African Fintech Summit

Having secured licences in Egypt, Flutterwave named lead sponsor of the event in April and in November.

Fintech Flutterwave brushes off $6m hack claim in Nigeria

Flutterwave identified an unusual trend of transactions on some users’ profiles, but denies a security breach took place and says no funds were lost.
Feb 10, 2023

Flutterwave licenced to compete in Egypt

Company is one of only a few service providers in the country that can facilitate local and international payments.
Oct 7, 2022

Former Mastercard Director joins Flutterwave

Emmanuel Efenure has been hired to oversee development and execution of Flutterwave’s Africa risk, security and scheme compliance strategy.
Sep 2, 2022

Flutterwave secures permit to tap into Nigeria’s burgeoning Fintech market

Company keeps an eye on expansion opportunity as it secures Switching and Processing licence.
Jul 28, 2022

Kenya says Flutterwave, Chipper Cash not licensed to operate

Central bank singles out companies for allegedly flouting regulations.
Jul 7, 2022

We’re the target of false media reports, says Flutterwave

Company dismisses fraud and money-laundering claims as deliberate false news and misrepresentation.
Jun 14, 2022

Flutterwave recruits former American Express finance exec

Payments technology firm leverages growth phase and appoints Oneal Bhambani as CFO.
Mar 18, 2022

Flutterwave CEO joins Lipa Later’s advisory board

Software engineer and Fintech expert Olugbenga ‘GB’ Agboola recruited.
Feb 16, 2022

Flutterwave bags $250m series D funds

The funds anchor the African start-up's plans to accelerate customer acquisition and grow through mergers.