772. Focus: How lived experience led to founding a mobile money company – with WeCashUp's Cedric Atangana

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772. Focus: How lived experience led to founding a mobile money company – with WeCashUp's Cedric Atangana

In this second episode on our monthly topic, David Barton-Grimley is joined by a fantastic guest, from WeCashUp, to look at the power of mobile in the African economy.

In the latest strand of Fintech Insider, in association with Visa, we’re taking a burning question from financial services across the globe - and really putting it under the microscope with explainers, expert panels, and in-depth interviews all to bring the global community into focus.

In this episode, David Barton-Grimley sat down with Cedric Atangana, CEO & Co-Founder, WeCashUp to delve into his incredible motivation to start a mobile money operator, the value of mobile money to Africa's economy, and why investors should pay attention to Francophone Africa.

This episode is sponsored by Visa

Visa’s Fintech Fast Track program is streamlining the onboarding process for fintechs – enabling them to gain access to Visa’s powerful capabilities and network. Visa and their enablement partners help fintechs launch and scale cards, virtual credentials, and disbursement programs. To learn more visit, partner.visa.com

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Special Guests: Cedric Atangana and Miranda Perumal.