Tagged: tanzania

PayJoy Partners With Vodacom & CBA to Bring Smartphone Financing to Tanzania

PayJoy, a San Francisco fintech startup, announced this week it has teamed up with Vodacom and CBA to bring smartphone financing to the country of Tanzania. The company reported that this strategic collaboration will utilize the parties’ experience and expertise in technology, and financial services to… Read More

WorldRemit Announces Tanzania Expansion & Hits 10,000 Unique Transactions Per Month Milestone

Digital money transfer service, WorldRemit, announced on Monday it is consolidating its expansion into Tanzania and also stated it hit a new record of 10,000 transactions completed in the month of December 2016 alone. The company also reported 150% YoY growth in 2016, driven primarily by the rapid expansion… Read More

Solar Crowdfunding site SunFunder Closes on $2.5 Million Series A

Khosla Impact, Schneider Electric and Better Ventures Join in Funding Solar Impact Platform. SunFunder, an emerging market solar finance company, has completed a Series A equity round with investments from Schneider Electric, Better Ventures, and a private family foundation based in Palo Alto. This follows the first stage… Read More

Biotech Company Sanaria Launches $250k Crowdfunding Campaign on Indiegogo to End Malaria

Ready to put an end to a devastating disease, Maryland-based biotechnology company Sanaria launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to eliminate the threat of malaria. The company is aiming to raise $250k to develop of SporoBot, a robot that will dissect mosquito salivary glands and… Read More

SunFunder Successfully Funds Solar for 4500 Students in Tanzania

SunFunder, has successfully funded their single largest crowdfunded loan to date raising $25,000 for SunnyMoney’s solar schools campaign in Tanzania.  The project was dubbed Solar for 4500 students raised the money from 173 contributors.  The loan term was structured for repayment in 12 months via… Read More

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