Cracking The Code: Tanzania’s Fintech Riddle For Foreign Investors

By  |  October 25, 2023

Tucked away in the heart of Sub-Saharan Africa, Tanzania, a country with a burgeoning fintech landscape, has emerged as a dynamic player in the realm of financial technology. While neighbouring economies in Kenya and South Africa have often taken the spotlight, Tanzania, despite trailing in comparison, has experienced a remarkable fintech evolution over the past decade. This evolution can be attributed to a network of ecosystem facilitators, including incubators, accelerators, and innovation hubs, which have created a close-knit community of fintech innovators.

The Tanzanian fintech scene has evolved from offering basic services such as buying airtime, sending money, and handling cash transactions to providing a wide range of financial services that leverage data and financial technology, including remittances, digital savings, digital lending, and microinsurance. According to a Statista report, the largest market in 2023 will be Digital Investment, with an AUM of USD 7.63 M, with ...

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