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 […]

5 Reasons to Work at BitPesa

Nov 22, 2018 | Business Tips

Considering that you spend more than third of your life at work, finding your next job or choosing to leave your current job can be a very difficult decision. At BitPesa, we share five reasons that make choosing to work here easy: Grow with the Company There is a lot of hype around startups, but […]

Expand Internationally

5 Signs You’re Ready for International Expansion

Nov 21, 2018 | Business Tips

The first couple of steps for opening a business seem relatively straightforward — finding customers and selling your product or service! However, as you’re going to grow from a small company to a medium enterprise, you may have more options. In order to grow your business, you can offer new products/services, go after bigger clients, […]

5 Ways BitPesa Makes Cross-Border Business Easier

Nov 20, 2018 | Business Tips

In the past 5 years, BitPesa has helped thousands of people make 1 million transactions in and out of Africa. They come from diverse backgrounds and industries, but they all have the same needs for foreign currencies across borders. BitPesa makes accessing foreign currencies easier, so that you can focus on what matters most — […]

5 Top Tips for Pan-African Expansion

Nov 9, 2018 | Business Tips

With the signing of the African Continental Free Trade agreement in May 2018, we are excited about the policies and subsidies that will be put in place to facilitate intra-African trade, and hopefully makes it easier for SMEs to expand into other countries. Since our founding 5 years ago, we have expanded into 8 countries, […]

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