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Neobanks, mobile money… Africa’s future fintech leaders

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This article is part of the dossier:

Top 20 Future Champions of African Tech

By Quentin Velluet, Antonin Gouze

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Posted on May 11, 2023 13:38

Among our 20 future tech champions, fintech start-ups are in the majority with six representatives. They offer neobanks, business management solutions for small merchants, multi-channel money transfer platforms, and tools to simplify debt collection. Here are their portraits.

This is part 4 of 9-part series 

As our selection shows, fintech start-ups remain the most popular among investors in Africa. As the leading agent of financial inclusion on the continent, they are more successful than others in generating revenue quickly. Here are the business models of the continent’s most promising start-ups, according to our survey.

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