Flutterwave, the payment company founded by Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, has just raised over $10 million in a series A funding round. Greycroft Partners and Green Visor led the new funding round with existing investor Y Combinator and new investors like Glynn Capital.
Flutterwave is building underlying unified payments infrastructure for African businesses to accept card, mobile money, and bank account payments.
In a year of operation, Flutterwave has garnered 10 banking partners across Africa and processed over 14 million transactions worth $1.5 billion in the last 12 months.
According to an official blog post, the new capital will be put into hiring more talent, build out global operations and fueling rapid expansion across Africa.
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Nigerian startups raised $178m from 166 deals in 2018. Find out more when you purchase Techpoint’s Nigerian Startup Funding Report 2018 here.