Flutterwave, Clara, and a sprinkle of fintech

Its a brand new week and with the brand new week comes one other episode of the • podcast.

This week, we mentioned the bullying allegations in opposition to Flutterwave’s founder, MTN’s contribution to Nigeria’s tax income, and the contemporary capital raised by ZirooPay and SmartWage.

We kicked off by discussing the latest furore surrounding Flutterwave and its founder Olugbenga ‘GB’ Agboola.

On Monday, March 7, 2022, a former worker Clara Wanjiku revealed an article the place she alleged that she had been bullied by Agboola following her resignation from the fintech startup.

Subsequent we explored the latest revelation that MTN Nigeria was chargeable for 13% of tax revenues and the implications on the Nigerian financial system.

There’s nearly no day that goes by with out a funding story and we rounded off the dialogue with ZirooPay’s $11.4 million Collection A and SmartWage’s $2 million seed funding.

You’ll be able to atone for the whole lot we mentioned on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts. You may also share your favourite snippets utilizing the hashtag #TechpointAfricaPodcast

Chimgozirim Nwokoma

Unintended author, masking Africa’s startup panorama and its heroes.


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