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Founded Year



Series C | Alive

Total Raised




Last Raised

$170M | 5 mos ago

About Flutterwave

Flutterwave is a global payments technology company building digital payments infrastructure, with a focus on the African market. The company enables digital transactions across Africa, between Africa and other regions.

Flutterwave Headquarter Location

1323 Columbus Avenue

San Francisco, California, 94133,

United States


Latest Flutterwave News

African start-ups attract international investors — but need local ones too

Jul 16, 2021

Africa, a region long defined by fragmentation, is ripe for innovation in finance. With a median age of 19, there is a raw entrepreneurial energy in cities such as Cairo, Johannesburg, Lagos and Nairobi. Young entrepreneurs like the founders of portfolio company Flutterwave are starting to invest locally and fill the void. { Flutterwave, which has offices in Lagos and San Francisco, hit the $1bn mark in March when it raised $170m from US investors.Typical is Samrawit Fikru, an Ethiopian woman who founded Ride, a taxi-hailing app. Young Africans have tapped into international networks. FairMoney was co-founded by Laurin Nabuko Hainy, a German-Nigerian man. It has launched a business in India, part of a trend of African start-ups taking on other emerging economies.South Africa’s TymeBank raised $110m to expand into the Philippines. FlexClub, a South African company that allows Uber drivers to hire cars on subscription, operates in Mexico.

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Expert Collections containing Flutterwave

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Flutterwave is included in 6 Expert Collections, including Unicorns- Billion Dollar Startups.


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Future Unicorns 2020

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Fintech 250 (2020)

250 items

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