BitPesa’s 5th Anniversary: Celebrating 5 Years of Growth

Nov 19, 2018

Blink… And we’re five years old! From a makeshift office in a Nairobi living room to five fully-fledged offices across Africa and Europe, BitPesa has come a long way since November 2013. As we celebrate our anniversary this year, we are very proud that our loyal customers and dedicated team have brought in such huge […]

Sompo Holdings Partners with BitPesa to Revolutionize Cross-Border Payments

Nov 9, 2018

Tokyo, Japan–November 9, 2018–Sompo Holdings, Inc. (head office: Shinjuku, Tokyo, Group CEO & President: Kengo Sakurada, hereinafter “Sompo Holdings”) has announced a business alliance with BitPesa, leading digital foreign exchange platform and treasury solution based in Africa that leverages blockchain settlement to significantly lower the cost and increase the speed of business payments to and […]

Spirited Frontier Uses BitPesa to Pay Suppliers on Time

Oct 15, 2018

According to a 2015 study by Accenture, Africa’s growth and attractiveness for business expansion and investment is unquestionable. However, Africa is a still a very complex market, and resource constraints make it difficult for many businesses to achieve profitability. Access to payments is one of the biggest challenges for a business that relies on supplies […]

Meet the Team: David

Sep 27, 2017 | Meet the Team

Who are you? I am a go-getter and I know what I want to achieve in life. I am guided by three life goals: to be with people I love, to be financially independent and to create something beautiful and change the world. I guess that is why I ended up in Kenya. Where did […]

Meet the Team: Leilah

Mar 22, 2017 | Meet the Team

We’re back! This March, meet Leilah Ruto, BitPesa’s Senior Accounts Associate. Who are you? I am Leilah Chepchirchir Kipruto, but since it is quite a long name, I shorten it to Leilah Ruto to make it easy on the tongue. Where did you go to school? All my years in school were spent in Nairobi. […]

Meet the Team: Nena

Aug 29, 2016 | Meet the Team

As August draws to a close, we introduce Nena Nwachukwu, BitPesa’s Customer Service and Communications Associate! Who are you? I’m Nena, short for Nnenna. Too many Ns in one name, so I removed them. (smiles) Where did you go to school? I schooled very close to home in Lagos. When I was younger, I attended […]

Meet the Team: Jeff

Mar 23, 2016 | Meet the Team

On this month’s Meet the Team feature, we introduce Geoffrey Mogonchi, BitPesa’s Analytics Associate. Who are you? My name Geoffrey Mogonchi. I prefer when people call me Jeff. Initially I always felt people confuse me for Jeffrey, then I sought out the meanings and realized both names mean the same thing anyway. Where did you […]

Meet the Team: Teresia

Jan 15, 2016 | Meet the Team

Happy New Year! In today’s Meet the Team post, we introduce Teresia Kairu, BitPesa’s Finance Manager. Who are you? My name is Teresia Kairu. I wish my name had an ‘h’ at the end i.e. “Teresiah” but that’s a story for another day. I am a Christian, an accountant by profession even though I’d like […]

Meet the Team: Shiku

Oct 30, 2015 | Meet the Team

Team BitPesa is made up of fast and fearless members who are passionate about cutting-edge tech and frontier markets. Meet the Team will be a monthly post where you get to know our team members a little better. We start with Shiku Ngigi, Customer Service and Social Media Manager. Who are you? People call me Shiku. Shiku […]

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