Fostering Entrepreneurship and Job Creation for African Youth
On March 9th, 2021, the African business landscape was buzzing with excitement and
optimism in reaction to the news that Flutterwave, a payments company, had closed its
Series C fundraising round at $170 million, valuing the company at over $1 billion.
Founded in 2014 by a team of young Nigerians, this company already has 290,000
businesses using its platform and is active in 20 African countries.