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Cross-border Fintech|Pan-Africa & Europe Hybrid Financial Infrastructure

Cross-border Fintech|Pan-Africa & Europe Hybrid Financial Infrastructure

AZA is an established provider of currency trading solutions which accelerate global access to frontier markets through an innovative infrastructure. By leveraging cutting edge technology in our flagship products, TransferZero and BFX, AZA is able to significantly lower the cost and increase the speed of business payments to and from frontier markets. TransferZero is our B2B2C product, which provides both wholesale currency purchase and retail settlement via our robust API. BFX is our B2B over-the-counter platform for businesses with wholesale currency needs, especially those paying partners and suppliers. Our partners utilize our hybrid financial infrastructure and deep local knowledge to manage liquidity and send payments to dozens of bank networks and mobile money operators across Africa. Licensed by the UK’s FCA and the Bank of Spain, AZA is a market-maker in every major African currency. Launched in Nairobi, AZA now has offices in Lagos, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, and Dakar

Charlene Chen

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Co-Founder and former COO of BitPesa. Ex-Deloitte consultant turned emerging markets entrepreneur based in London.
Founder@ BitPesa, living in Nairobi Kenya for 6 yrs, Microfinance rating analyst and investor, Analyst @Credit Suisse, speaks German, French, Italian, Swahili
Total raised


Funded over

5 rounds

Latest round

Series A (Aug 2017)