When it comes to Africa’s startup scene, fintech is the center of attention.
For the past six years, the sector has been the most populated and most funded among tech startups in the continent, with players raising almost $900 million over this period, according to Disrupt Africa, a website that tracks African startups.
Across the continent, fintech startups are disrupting traditional financial services through innovation and creating digital systems and infrastructure. At the onset, they did this by centering their activities on specialized areas such as payment, lending insurance, and investment, but now, they are trying to scale up by offering diverse services.
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