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Many businesses mainly start-ups, informal, small and medium enterprises always struggle to collect payments and later disburse funds. As such several end up doing cash transactions that are not only time-wasting but also expensive and risky. It is these ills that financial technology seeks to cure by enabling digital transactions that are affordable, reliable and […]

On Day Two of the inaugural 40 Days 40 FinTechs initiative for Tanzania, we bring to you the fascinating story of Kilimo Maendeleo; an AgriTech and Fintech company operating as a social enterprise engaged in innovating business solutions for rural enterprises and rural livelihood with a special focus on small & medium scale farmers. Kilimo […]

The inaugural 40 Days 40 FinTechs initiative for Tanzania has started on a high with Bizzyn; an innovative technology company focused on delivering cloud accounting and financial management solutions to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) across Africa. With a mission to simplify financial processes and empower SMEs, Bizzyn offers user-friendly software to streamline tasks such […]

The inaugural 40 Days 40 FinTechs initiative for Tanzania has kicked off with a focus on tracing the journeys of financial technology stakeholders from all over the country. First implemented in Uganda, 40 Days 40 FinTechs is an annual FinTech Innovation initiative presented by HiPipo to recognize and celebrate individuals and organizations who are making […]

Uganda has one of the youngest populations globally. Each year, up to 800,000 Ugandans join the job market. These include some 100,000 fresh graduates from Universities and other institutions of higher learning. Unfortunately, the job market only absorbs a small percentage of these with the rest having to either create their own jobs or remain […]

HiPipo has kicked off its implementation of the Include EveryOne program in the United Republic of Tanzania with a detailed introduction of the Level One Project Principles to FinTechs, Innovators and other Financial Inclusion stakeholders. The Level One Project is an initiative of the Gates Foundation’s Financial Services for the Poor (FSP) program, which is […]

The government of Tanzania has lauded HiPipo’s deliberate digital and financial inclusion efforts that continue to address longstanding disparities, close gender diversity gaps and advocate for equity for thousands of underserved and unserved populations across Africa. As proof of its commendation of these digital and financial inclusion works, the government through the Tanzania Information and […]

The Private Sector Foundation Uganda, the apex body of private business players has signed different memorandums of corporations intended to improve private sector performance, create opportunities for women and youth and mitigate climate change challenges. These partnerships were revealed on Wednesday during the first-ever PSFU Gala held at Kampala Serena Hotel. The PSFU Gala and […]

More than 200 Business Development Services (BDS) providers drawn from across Uganda have been equipped with the business management knowledge, necessary to catalyze enterprise growth as well as address the ecosystem limitations of insufficient specialized and qualified BDS providers. The BDS Providers Training titled, ‘Growth Partners’ program, was premised on BDS standards that the Private […]

A few years ago, the Boda Boda (motorcycle) industry was seen as a men-only business. Women would only be customers seeking for Boda Boda services. But this is fast changing. Even though the Boda Boda Industry is still dominated by men, more women have in the last 3 years joined as riders/drivers and mechanics. To […]