Fintech Carbon partners Visa to offer digital and physical issuance of Visa cards

NIGERIA – Carbon, a pan-African fintech company, has announced a strategic five-year partnership with Visa, the world leader in digital payments, to offer both digital and physical issuance of Visa cards to its customers. Carbon is launching Visa debit cards in the third quarter of 2021, roughly a year after shifting from being a leading digital lending company to becoming a digital bank offering a range of financial services including, savings and payments. By leveraging Visa’s payment functionalities, Carbon will deploy an instant issuance process in three key markets including…

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Smart TV manufacture Maser expands portfolio, launches new product range

AFRICA – Dubai based smart TV manufacture, Maser, has entered the air conditioning and machine-washing market in its latest efforts to expand its business operations across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. Speaking during the unveiling of the new electronics, the company’s chief executive officer Prateek Suri underscored the need to manufacture higher quality products as he seeks to get a slice of a market dominated by Samsung, LG, Von Hotpoint and Ramtons. “Even as we think of the cost of producing high quality electronic products, we must be…

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Nigeria’s leading fintech firm, Carbon posts record US$17.5M revenue for FY2019

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NIGERIA — Nigeria’s leading digital financial services company, Carbon, has posted a record US$17.5 million in revenues for the financial year ending December 31, 2019. The financial statements audited by Big Four audit and tax consulting giant KPMG, show Carbon’s remarkable growth in revenue during a year. Last year, carbon also expanded into the crowded Kenya market, offering consumers with access to loans of between US$5 and 500 and opportunities for cash backs and loan top ups. Carbon has introduced multiple new features for its customer base including Carbon Express:…

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Carbon launches its in app banking extension to improve customer experience

NIGERIA – Carbon, a financial service provided by One Finance & Investments Limited, has launched Carbon Express – A keyboard extension that allows customers to access Carbon services from within whatever app they are using, in an effort to improve the experience of its customers.  Carbon Express enables users to initiate and complete transactions such as P2P transfers and bill payments from the keyboard without launching the Carbon App or leaving the current app that they are using. Instead, they will be able to access services from the touch of…

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