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Africa’s Role in Fintech

Africa’s Role in Fintech

In recent years, African countries such as South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria have become financial technology hubs. African Fintech development wave is built on mobile phones. Following the underdevelopment in this continent, they have developed cheap Fintech platforms...

How Fintech Generates Profit

How Fintech Generates Profit

Fintech is a new industry that has attracted much attention. However, many of its players are still not profitable even though they have accumulated enough users or wealth to develop mature technologies and products. Some fintech companies even need to raise capital...

Ep. 5 of Challenges of an Immigrant

Ep. 5 of Challenges of an Immigrant

When you are new to an environment, you expect to be accepted by all because we are humans, and, essentially, we are all equal. Unfortunately, more often than not, that is not the case. Just like George Orwell said in his book Animal Farm, “some animals are more equal...

How Is Fintech Changing The Financial World?

How Is Fintech Changing The Financial World?

Fintech is the combination of finance and technology. It has become increasingly evolved and integrated during the past couple of years, and when Covid19 hit, the concept became a widespread need. Stay-at-home orders and bans on large public gatherings have made it so...

Ep. 4  of Challenges of an Immigrant

Ep. 4 of Challenges of an Immigrant

I frequently meet different immigrants from various backgrounds and cultures and hear the complaints of not being easily integrated or accepted in the new society. As a result, they naturally gravitate towards people from their culture or people who look like them....

Challenges of an Immigrant-Ep. 3

Challenges of an Immigrant-Ep. 3

Each step we take demonstrates why we made it out of our comfort zone and are on the path of success. You need to reach out to the inner strength that made you not freak out on the way to the airport.  Our strength lies in remembering the stories from our backgrounds...

#ChallengesofanImmigrant Ep. 2 pt. 2

#ChallengesofanImmigrant Ep. 2 pt. 2

I thought I'd conclude on the part from last week on accepting the inevitable. Distancing yourself from your colleagues or neighbors based on perceived behaviors or discrimination does not change the situation. I already knew I was the only black immigrant in the...

#ChallengesOfAnImmigrant – Ep. 2

#ChallengesOfAnImmigrant – Ep. 2

Your new environment may discriminate against you, but don’t distance yourself from the situation, so you do not validate their reasons for the discrimination. Being in a new city, country, workplace, or around new people can be awkward and different in certain...

How Covid-19 has Affected Immigrants

How Covid-19 has Affected Immigrants

The Pandemic of Covid19 was disruptive for every person around the world. The virus took a toll on various industries and individuals. However, one of the groups who did not receive much attention for the effects they’ve experienced due to the virus is immigrants. For...