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Smile Identity acquires Appruve to bolster identity verification in Africa
Smile Identity, a provider of identity verification in Africa, has acquired the parent company of Appruve, which helps firms use financial and identity data for detect fraud.
Themis, Diligencia partner to combat fraud in Middle East and Africa
RegTech platform Themis has formed a strategic partnership with Diligencia, a provider to corporate data in the Middle East and Africa, to help combat fraud.
DKK Partners opens office in Ghana to bolster expansion in Africa
DKK Partners, a FinTech company focused on emerging markets (EM) and foreign exchange (FX) liquidity, has launched operations in Ghana.
EMTECH secures $4m for its financial inclusion mission
EMTECH, which is on a mission to drive financial inclusion around the world, has reportedly raised $4m in funding.
Flat6Labs backs 7 Jordan-based startups
MENA seed and early-stage venture capital firm Flat6Labs has announced seven new Jordan-based startups it has invested into.
Refinitiv teams up with The Sentry to combat criminals in Africa...
Market data and infrastructure provider Refinitiv has teamed up with investigative and policy team The Sentry to help prevent African war criminals and their business networks from abusing the international financial system.
Ghana has introduced a new cybersecurity law
Ghana's parliament has introduced its new Cybersecurity Act 2020 to protect children and companies from abuse and digital threats.
How Dubai International Financial Centre is supporting FinTech startups
Having successfully weathered the pandemic, DIFC is now gearing up to support FinTech companies in Dubai even more. Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) is optimistic about the future,...
eTranzact lost 100% of its profits in Q2 after it recovered...
The problems don't seem to be over for Nigerian electronic payments provider eTranzact after it reported it incurred a loss of $306,623 in the second quarter, wiping away the recovery it had enjoyed after a 2018 fraud scandal.
Arctic Intelligence signs up African Bank as new client
Australian RegTech leader Arctic Intelligence is going to help African Bank meet its anti-money laundering (AML) and counter financing of terrorism (CFT) targets.