Crypto startup AFEN Group raises US$1m in token sales round

NIGERIA – AFEN Group, the first government-backed NFT initiative, has raised US$1 million in a fundraise through non-fungible token (NFT). Launched by its 27-year-old CEO and former banker, Deborah Ojengbede, AFEN is a leading hub for African blockchain-related collaborations with a focus on decentralized finance, arts, real estate, and education. Since cryptocurrency and blockchain- the technology driving it- continue to garner more attention than ever before, it’s not out of place to see African women playing a dominant role in the sector, further demystifying blockchain and its impact on education,…

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