How we've optimized our products and customer service to create the best experience for you
Who We Are
We love using technology! Our innovative products solve the issues you’ve no doubt faced when trying to do business in Africa – it’s not easy, it’s very expensive and it takes forever. BitPesa changes all that.
Our vision is to showcase how frontier markets can use technology to leapfrog traditional infrastructure and grow at an accelerated pace
Our mission is to develop innovative financial technology solutions that empower frontier market businesses. We make it quick, easy, and cost-effective for any business, anywhere in the world, to send and receive money from frontier markets. Our products are developed intentionally for the frontier markets we operate in, creating internationally competitive products, with locally relevant features and seamless UX.
As a company we value innovation, efficiency, market-leading pricing, fast settlement, and customer service. We’re passionate about the forex market and we are facilitating how the world does business with frontier markets.
We are proud to have been an early portfolio investment from every major blockchain fund and have the continued support of global investors:
BITPESA IN NUMBERS
More Cost Effective
BitPesa charges just 1-3% on average, compared to 10% charged by others.
BitPesa can be used from anywhere, without lengthy paperwork!
Average number of days to get a user account approved, and start transacting
Use BitPesa in Tanzania, Uganda, Nigeria, DRC, Senegal, Ghana, & Morocco.
BitPesa has teamed up with Africa's premier banks.
BitPesa has partnered with 6+ of Africa's most popular mobile money networks.
Elizabeth Rossiello established BitPesa in Nairobi, Kenya.
We went to market with a simple KES product to help SME’s move money.
Launched in Tanzania.
Expanded to help companies send and receive money in and out of Uganda and Nigeria.
BitPesa became the first company of it's type to be licensed by the UK's FCA.
Launched in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Relocated our TopCo to Luxembourg and became licensed of CSSF.
Launched in Senegal.
Acquired TransferZero, leading European Payments company
Launched into Ghana