BitPesa

BitPesa

BitPesa

Make Payments to and from Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania. #MoveWithAfrica
Founded
2013
Raised
$22.6M
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Acquired by
Sompo Holdings
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23 Nov 2018
Latest funding Show all
$15,000,000
Debt financing - 2019
Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA)
$4,000,000
Venture capital (Series A) - 2017
Plug & Play Ventures Greycroft
Location
Headquarters
$15,000,000 Debt financing
Sam Wakoba

BitPesa raises $15m, forms new holding company dubbed AZA Group

WIRED UK

BitPesa is putting ancient payment systems on the blockchain

Acquisition
TechMoran

Sompo Holdings acquires a 10 percent stake in BitPesa to revolutionize cross-border payments

Acquisition
TechMoran , CryptoNinjas , Tech.eu , +1

Kenya's BitPesa Acquires TransferZero, an International Online Money Transfer Service

Payments Apps & Services Global
Re.Kast IO Launch

Kenya’s BitPesa secures more investment from Greycroft to hit $10m total funding

Payments Funding Global
$4,000,000 Venture capital (Series A)
TechMoran , PE HUB , FinSMEs

BitPesa Raises $4M Funding From Greycroft, Plug and Play | Reaches $10 Million in Total Funding

Global Funding Payments
TechMoran

BitPesa partners Bitbond to help SMEs in Africa access & repay loans in seconds

Payments Global Apps & Services
Finextra

Bitbond and BitPesa pair up on financing for African SMEs

Finextra

Lending platform Bitbond and payments outfit BitPesa partner to boost financing for African SMEs

Payments Apps & Services Global
TechMoran

BitPesa Closes $2.5 million Series A round to expand its services across West and Southern Africa

Global Apps & Services Funding
$2,500,000 Venture capital (Series A)
CoinDesk

Bitcoin Payments Startup BitPesa Raises $2.5 Million

Funding Payments
TechMoran

BitPesa revamps platform, introduces transfers between Africa & China

Venture capital
BitcoinAgile , TechMoran , TechMoran

BitPesa Raises Undisclosed Funding From Bitcoin Blockchain BitFury - TechMoran - techmoran.com

TechMoran

BitPesa partners Airtel & MTN mobile money wallets after severance with Safaricom

Payments Global Apps & Services
TechMoran

BitPesa Launches in Nigeria & Uganda, offers payments to both bank & mobile money accounts