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Nigeria’s Yellow Card raises US$15M in largest Series A funding by a Crypto Startup in Africa

September 30, 2021
Nigerian cryptocurrency exchange Yellow Card has raised US$15 million in Series A funding to ramp up hiring and continue its expansion across the continent. Launched in 2018, and with a presence in 12 African countries, Yellow Card makes it easy for anyone, anywhere in Africa, to buy cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum and USDT Stablecoin using cash, mobile money, card, or bank transfer.
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India-Headquartered Exotel raises US$35M to expand its cloud customer

September 30, 2021
engagement platformExotel, a leading customer engagement company, has raised US$35 million as a part of its Series C funding. Exotel and tech firm Ameyo recently announced their merger. The combined entity will focus on building a full-stack customer engagement platform in the emerging markets to accelerate communication to the cloud and providing conversational AI capabilities for improved customer experience.
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