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India: FamPay a Neobank for teens bags $38 million

India: FamPay a Neobank for teens bags $38 million
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Total investments in FamPay rise to $42.7 million after closing a $38 million Series A round led by Elevation Capital.

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Malaysia and Thailand launches cross border QR payments

Malaysia and Thailand launches cross border QR payments
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Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and the Bank of Thailand (BOT) launch a cross-border QR payment linkage between Malaysia and Thailand.

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MTN sees OpenRAN as a key component in its long term plan

MTN sees OpenRAN as a key component in its long term plan
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MTN plans to launch OpenRan by the end of the year with the help of their partners Altiostar, Mavenir, Parallel Wireless, TechMahindra and Voyage.

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Salvador fails to convince World Bank about bitcoin plans.

Salvador fails to convince World Bank about bitcoin plans.
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World Bank rejects El Salvador's request to help implement bitcoin as legal tender

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Novo gets $40 million fund injections, plans to scale platforms.

Novo gets $40 million fund injections, plans to scale platforms.
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Novo, a neobank that built a service targeting small businesses, has closed a round of $40.7 million. Plans to use the funding to continue growing its business, and its platform

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A symbiotic relationship: UBA links up with layer

A symbiotic relationship: UBA links up with layer
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Digital banking platform provider, Layer has announced it is partnering with United Bank for Africa (UBA) to accelerate its digital transformation aimed at providing greater access to a wider range of financial services for its African customers.

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Sky Garden to accelerate its growth after seed round

Sky Garden to accelerate its growth after seed round
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Kenyan e-commerce startup Sky Garden raises $4m Series A funding round. The startup plans to expand its operation with the latest investment.

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Now, what did curiosity do to that proverbial cat again?

Now, what did curiosity do to that proverbial cat again?
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The good thing is, I’m not a cat, so this curiosity has not killed me. At least I’m here writing.

Adaugo Nwankpa
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