BitPesa (now AZA Group) is a blockchain-based remittance platform based out in Kenya. BitPesa offers businesses a fast, easy and, low-cost way to make and accept cross-border payments. It was the first Blockchain Company to be licensed by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority and has raised US$15 million in funding.
BitPesa operates in 8 African countries – Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Morocco, Uganda, DRC, and Tanzania.
- BiPesa charges 1-3% on average per transaction.
- Offers B2B payment solution that enables businesses to make large cross-border transaction across to and from Africa.
- Offers white-label treasury and settlement solution for organizations to launch compliant, secure and digital remittance products to grow new revenue streams.
- Offers currency exchange services for African currencies e.g NGN/BTC, GHS/BTC etc.