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May 20, 2022

African Mag - Two African fintech startups to receive US$200,000 from Expert DOJO International Accelerator program

AFRICA  Nigeria’s Klasha and South Africa’s Akiba Digital, both of which are fintech startups, have been accepted into Expert DOJO International Accelerator program, a Southern California-based accelerator.

The accelerator program invests US$100,000 into each of its startups and helps them scale up and gain traction for their businesses.

Klasha and Akiba Digital will join Expert Dojo’s Spring 2021 cohort for their International Accelerator program.

Klasha is an online universal checkout that allows international retailers to accept online payments in African currencies and is expected to reach US$4.5 million in MRR by the end of 2021.

Akiba Digital is a financial data aggregation company that houses an agnostic data consolidation and enrichment engine that clusters, visualizes and predicts consumer behaviour. Akiba Digital established partnerships with IBM and TransUnion as well as a commercial contract with BNP Paribas.

“We are excited to welcome this year’s first cohort to our 3-month extensive accelerator program,” said Brian Mac Mahon, Founder and CEO of Expert DOJO.

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