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Bismart Insurance

GreenTec Capital announces investment in Kenya’s Bismart Insurance

GreenTec Capital Partners has announced its investment in Bismart, a Kenyan insurance aggregator. "GreenTec Capital is very pleased to announce its investment into Bismart Insurance from Kenya," read the statement. Although the...
Bitland Uganda

Taking a look at Bitland, just a year after launching in Uganda

Bitland Uganda, a subsidiary of Bitland Global, launched in Uganda in June 2017. At that time, many in Uganda had little or no knowledge about Blockchain. But, thanks to the dramatic rise...
bitpesa

BitPesa, an online payment platform, has expanded to Ghana

BitPesa, an online payment platform has officially announced its expansion to Ghana. This was through the company's blog. "We’re thrilled to announce that BitPesa is now live in Ghana," wrote BitPesa. Adding...
Elkrem

Egypt blockchain startup Elkrem closes $75k from ConsenSys Ventures

Elkrem, a Cairo-based blockchain startup has closed a $75,000 round. The investment came from Tachyon, an accelerator by Consensys Ventures. The investment follows Elkrem being admitted into Tachyon accelerator program, together with...
Binance Uganda

Binance is showing that it is committed to Uganda, starts hiring

When Binance - through its CEO, Changpeng Zhao, announced in May that they would be expanding to Uganda, few would take him seriously. It was easy to dismiss it for PR...
blockchain startups operating in africa

Here are 8 notable ICOs by blockchain startups operating in Africa

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are becoming an easier way for startups to raise funding not only in the US but in other parts of the world, Africa too. According to a...
Blockchain

Blockchain experimentation highest in Kenya, Nigeria & South Africa – Report

As the globe gets much more connected, there is the need to improve processes and drive efficiency. In a recently released report, Liquid Telecom examined the opportunity that blockchain presents in improving transparency...
rimini

Italian football club Rimini becomes first to be purchased in cryptocurrency

Italian Serie C side Rimini FC became the first club in history acquired using cryptocurrency. The purchase was made using Quantocoin, a blockchain-based currency currently in its ICO stage. The exchange for the sale...
African ICO

What you should know before participating in an ICO

After a warning from Uganda’s central bank about OneCoin, there continue to be stories about other coins claimed to be Ponzi schemes. In spite of this, many cryptocurrencies are traded in...
Binance Uganda

Binance Uganda is now live, trading to begin soon

In June this year, Binance announced the launch of Binance Uganda, a fiat-cryptocurrency exchange in a move aimed at showing its commitment to Uganda. Registrations on the platform were opened up...