Africa’s Latest Unicorn, Kenya’s Absa launches WhatsApp transactions & Audiomack expands its services for African artists | The Round-up
Hey guys. We have another roundup for you, just in case you missed all the juicy African tech news from the month of August. In this article we explore Africa’s latest unicorn, Flutterwave in the US, and Duolingo in South Africa, amongst others. Here’s the roundup.
Africa’s Latest Unicorn
A ‘unicorn’ is a privately held start-up company valued at over $1 billion, and Africa has its latest one - fintech company and super-app, OPay. OPay has recently reached a $2b valuation, making the company the latest unicorn on the continent and the quickest to reach the coveted status in Africa.