Founded by Zach Bijesse, Payhippo is revolutionizing access to business loans for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Africa through its user-friendly digital platform that ensures loan approval within 3 hours.

Driven by our vision to empower and expand SMEs, Payhippo is dedicated to facilitating seamless and rapid financing, fueling the growth of businesses across the continent.

With an impressive user base of over 3,000 active users, Payhippo has disbursed loans exceeding 20 billion naira to a diverse range of 3,000 businesses, enabling them to thrive and flourish.


Founded by Olusola and Abimbola Amusan, Vesti streamlines financial services for migrants seeking opportunities in Europe and North America. Offering convenient money transfers, international payments, and migration loans, Vesti serves as a trusted platform for individuals navigating new horizons.

With an impressive user base of over 100,000 individuals who have created migration profiles and wallets, Vesti has disbursed N250 million in migration loans and established partnerships with four prominent banks. Supported by African and US-based investors, Vesti embodies the aspirations of a vibrant community of dreamers shaping the future. Currently operational in Nigeria and the US, Vesti aims to expand its services to three additional countries this year. Vesti was selected as one of the 14 startups to pitch live at the 2023 African Tech Summit. The fintech company was also selected by Startup Grind to showcase its product and participate in the 2023 global conference held in California in April.


Ayo Akindele founded Kyshi in 2011 after experiencing difficulties with receiving and sending funds from Nigeria to the UK. Ayo, being a firm believer of “if you don’t like it, fix it” – created Kyshi.

Kyshi is a neobank that allows Nigerians to send money between Nigeria and the UK at their preferred rate with Swap in seconds. Kyshi works with a peer to peer marketplace within its mobile app. This marketplace allows users to interact by creating and accepting offers at their preferred rate. Kyshi allows you to exchange currencies at your rate and at a 1% charge– traditional banks charge as high as 5-8%.


Pioneering a borderless, trustless, and delightful approach to modern finance, Nestcoin, founded in 2021 by Yele Bademosi and Joseph Orilogbon, aims to democratize access to economic opportunities for everyday people in frontier markets. Their mission is accomplished through the development, operation, and investment in user-friendly crypto products that ensure accessibility for all.

As a catalyst for economic inclusivity, Nestcoin currently operates in Nigeria, spearheading a transformative movement towards equal financial opportunities.

Healthcap Africa is committed to investing in visionary fintech startups.

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