Tag: Cross-Border

Inc42

IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw Directs Startups To Share Feedback On PDP Bill

The minister of communications said that the proposed law has been simplified to ensure implementation across use cases and sectors Startups have been suggested to test […]
December 5th, 2022
Wamda

SIDEUP raises $1.2 million Seed, relocating HQ to Riyadh

Egypt-based logistics platform SIDEUP, has raised a $1.2 million Seed round from Launch Africa VC, 500 Global, Riyadh Angels, Alex Angels, Al Tuwaijri Fund and Saudi […]
December 5th, 2022
Technode

Russian e-commerce giant Ozon sees sales of Chinese goods boom after US and EU exodus

Russia’s Amazon-like e-commerce platform Ozon plans to attract more Chinese merchants as US and European brands exit the country and demand for Chinese products grows, the […]
December 5th, 2022
Techpoint Africa

Nigeria plans to tax crypto and other digital assets in 2023

Guten tag, Former Jumia Kenya executives will reportedly launch a new eCommerce startup, Kapu, in Kenya today, Monday, December 5, 2022. These executives include Sam Chappatte, […]
December 5th, 2022
WeeTracker

After Kenya, Its Nigeria Moving To Tax Cryptocurrency Transactions

Young Nigerians are responsible for the largest volume of cryptocurrency transactions outside the United States. As such, the country has the largest digital asset market in […]
December 3rd, 2022
Disrupt Africa

Nigeria’s Vella Finance launches new tools for SMEs to accelerate cross-border payments

Nigerian fintech startup Vella Finance, which enables borderless transfers and remittances across the world powered by cryptocurrency, has launched additional payment tools to help business owners […]
December 1st, 2022
Wamda

Why are Chinese investors and startups so excited about Saudi Arabia?

Over the past decade, technological advancements have shifted from the powerhouses of the US and Europe to China and India, where investments in startups have grown […]
November 30th, 2022
Inc42

Gamerji Raises FundingTo Offer Enhanced Online Gaming Experience

Gamerji has raised $3 Mn in a Pre-Series A funding round Including the current fundraising, Gamerji claims to have raised a total of $5 Mn to […]
November 30th, 2022
TechCabal

 Appzone rebrands as Zone, a blockchain payment infrastructure company

Africa’s remittance market has historically been plagued by several challenges. In fact, the average cost of remittance in sub-Saharan Africa—7.8%—is higher than in any other region […]
November 29th, 2022
Inc42

CBDC: RBI To Commence Pilot Of Retail Digital Rupee On December 1

The pilot would cover select locations in a closed user group comprising participating customers and merchants The RBI has currently identified eight banks for the phase-wise […]
November 29th, 2022
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