FT Partners Proprietary FinTech Research:
FinTech in Africa: Leapfrogging Legacy Straight to Mobile
FinTech is rapidly spreading into Africa. As mobile proliferation and internet penetration continue to accelerate, financial services in many African markets are bypassing traditional banking infrastructure in favor of tech-enabled solutions such as mobile payments, mobile banking and digital lending. With a large, rapidly-growing population and several of the world’s fastest-growing economies, Africa represents a large and attractive market opportunity for FinTech companies given its relatively underdeveloped financial services ecosystem.
- An overview of trends in the FinTech markets in Egypt and Sub-Saharan Africa, particularly Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa
- A detailed landscape of FinTech players in Africa and company profiles
- Proprietary list of financing and M&A transactions in the space
- Overview of selected active FinTech investors in Africa