Move over ‘tech bros’: Women entrepreneurs join Africa’s fintech boom


Since pioneering mobile money services in the late 2000s, Africa has become a hotbed for fintech – financial technology – innovation with an explosion of startups vying to tap the region’s unbanked millions. — Photo by Christina @ wocintechchat.com on Unsplash

NAIROBI: When financial analyst Oluwatosin Olaseinde moved back home to Nigeria in 2013 after a decade studying and working abroad, she decided it was time to tackle her own finances, so started reading up on stocks and mutual funds.

Shocked at how little guidance was available for young professionals like herself, Olaseinde began sharing her learnings in fun, bite-sized tutorials on Instagram, and much to her surprise, her posts went viral.

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