WHY MARKETERS ARE EMBRACING INFLUENCERS OF COLOR

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By Joshua Eferighe Despite deep-seated racism, spending power is growing faster for Black Americans than for whites. The African American community is tightly knit, with Black influencers carrying more...

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What is influencer marketing: How to develop your strategy

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A decade ago, the influencer marketing arena was limited only to celebrities and a few dedicated bloggers. Now, it seems like we’ve seen social media influencers rise, saturate the...

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Remitly Grows During Pandemic as Digital Money Transfer Business

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The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has generated growth opportunities for technology-driven money transfer companies. The Seattle-based digital remittances startup Remitly just joined the unicorn company club, raising $85 million in a Series...

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Highly recommended: Buy The Black Pound Report by Lydia Amoah

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FIRST TIME ON THE MARKET: The Black Pound Report by Lydia Amoah The Black Pound Report is a great example of how Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people are...

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4 Lessons To Take From The Power Of The Black Pound

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BY SUSAN DEVANEY “The confident woman I am today, isn’t the person I was growing up,” Lydia Amoah, the author of the Black Pound Report, tells British Vogue. “I felt that I needed...

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100+ diversity in tech communities in Europe

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An ever-growing list of schemes and networks which support diverse and underrepresented founders in Europe’s tech ecosystem. By Amy Lewin The bad news: Europe’s tech scene has a well-known diversity...

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Germany’s platform for remittances to Africa’s entrepreneurs

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Africans in the diaspora routinely send money to relatives and friends at home. A new online platform makes it possible to direct some of those remittances to the entrepreneurs...

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How digital transfers are breaking down borders for foreign workers during the pandemic

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When the COVID-19 pandemic started rapidly spreading in early 2020, many of the world’s largest remittance-sending nations, including the United Kingdom, United States, France and Italy, gradually imposed nationwide stay-at-home...

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What Is Fintech And How Does It Affect How I Bank?

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Source: By Stephanie Walden | Forbes Think back, for a moment, to your pre-COVID-19 life. In those less socially distanced days, fintech was the unsung hero of your Friday...

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Covid-19 shows Africa must reduce dependence on personal remittances

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Personal remittances to Africa, which far outstrip foreign direct investment, have plummeted as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, severely undermining food security for the continent’s poor. The wages...

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