Nothing can stop the growth of African fintech—or so it appears. Investment in African startups quadrupled from 2017 to 2018, to tally $725 million across more than 50 deals. Fintech companies accounted for 93 of those deals, including half of the top 10 deals, and 40% of the total funding generated last year. Read the full story on Global Finance.
Global payments company, Visa, recently joined hands with four global finance firms to help fintechs in over a dozen Asia Pacific markets launch digital payment solutions. Moneycontrol.com
Visa has added Episode Six as a fintech partner in the card brand’s Fast Track Program in Asia Pacific. PaymentsSource
Visa is collaborating with four global finance firms to help FinTechs issue plastic and digital payments. Pymnts.com
Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly evolving across various parts of the banking and payments sectors, and digital consumers are reaping the benefits from institutions that apply this technology. Read the full story on PaymentsSource.