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Access to Finance: Digital and Web3 Lending in Africa
Access to Finance: Digital and Web3 Lending in Africa

April 17, 2024

Africa, Blockchain

Access to Finance: Digital and Web3 Lending in Africa

Thank you for visiting our blog post 🦙🌟 In sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries, the freedom of money transaction has increased over the past decade with the spread of mobile phones and the expansion of mobile money. However, challenges persist in the financial sector, such as limited access to bank accounts including mobile money accounts, and high barriers to lending for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Blockchain-based lending lowers interest rates, introduces new collateralizatio

South Africa’s Crypto Regulations Set Stage for More Web3 Adoption
South Africa’s Crypto Regulations Set Stage for More Web3 Adoption

April 3, 2024

Africa, Blockchain

South Africa’s Crypto Regulations Set Stage for More Web3 Adoption

South Africa's proactive regulation of cryptocurrency, leading to its classification as a financial product by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority in October 2022, marks a significant milestone in Africa's crypto landscape, driving Web3 adoption, boosting investor confidence, and positioning the country as a top destination for crypto use in retail.

STARTUP FOCUS: Africa to Be Big Carbon Credit Exporter - the Case of Changeblock
STARTUP FOCUS: Africa to Be Big Carbon Credit Exporter - the Case of Changeblock

March 11, 2024

Africa, Newsletter

STARTUP FOCUS: Africa to Be Big Carbon Credit Exporter - the Case of Changeblock

By Ahmed Amer  CEO, EMURGO Labs Africa bears the brunt of climate change's devastating impacts despite contributing only 4% to the crisis, according to the Global Carbon Budget. However, the continent is not a passive victim of climate change. It is actively taking steps to adapt and mitigate its impacts by developing renewable energy sources, building resilience and participating in the global carbon credit export market.  The continent is witnessing a surge in climate-tech startups that tack

Global Carbon Markets and Africa
Global Carbon Markets and Africa

March 11, 2024

Africa

Global Carbon Markets and Africa

Thank you for visiting our blog post 🦥🌟 With the Paris Agreement's goal of reducing global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions set at COP21 in 2015, countries and organizations can no longer ignore decarbonization in their respective activities. This post provides an overview of the global carbon markets, which are growing in importance and presence over the years, their potential, and the movement in Africa. Blog posts related to this post: EMURGO Africa 2023 Annual Report: EMURGO Africa’s 2023

EMURGO Africa 2023 Q3 Report: Effect of Digital ID and Role of Decentralized ID (DID) in African
EMURGO Africa 2023 Q3 Report: Effect of Digital ID and Role of Decentralized ID (DID) in African

October 31, 2023

Africa, Blockchain, Report

EMURGO Africa 2023 Q3 Report: Effect of Digital ID and Role of Decentralized ID (DID) in African

EMURGO Africa 2023 Q3 Report is finally out! 🎉✨ In this report, we explore the effects of digital ID and the critical role of decentralized ID (DID) solutions in Africa. Check out the table of contents below ☝🏾🤓⤵️ 🍀Ch.1 Executive Summary Ch.2 Effect of Digital ID and Digital ID Initiatives by Country 2.1 Effects of Digital ID Implementation 2.2 Digital ID Initiatives by Country Column. The Worldcoin Wave in Africa Ch.3 Decentralized ID (DID) Solutions 3.1 What DID Means and How It Works 3

EMURGO Africa 2023 Q2 Report: Effect and Effort of Financial Inclusion
EMURGO Africa 2023 Q2 Report: Effect and Effort of Financial Inclusion

July 14, 2023

Africa, Blockchain, Report

EMURGO Africa 2023 Q2 Report: Effect and Effort of Financial Inclusion

EMURGO Africa 2023 Q2 report is now out! You can download the full report from here⤵️ EA 2023 Q2 Report Effect and Effort of Financial InclusionEA 2023 Q2 Report - Effect and Effort of Financial Inclusion.pdf9 MBdownload-circle Table of Contents of Report: * Chapter 1: Executive Summary * Chapter 2: Effect of Financial Inclusion - Effect of Financial Inclusion - Potential Role of Blockchain * Chapter 3: Digital Finance in Africa - DigiFi Business in Africa - DigiFi Lending in