Barton Heyman

September 25, 2017

World Update: App-based UK bank Starling to raise $54 million investment for global expansion

U.K. fintech start-up Starling Bank – which operates solely on a mobile app – said it plans to raise £40 million ($54 million) from investors to […]
September 25, 2017

Nigeria Update: Honeywell’s new factory to increase capacity by 150 per cent

Honeywell Flour Mills Plc. has disclosed that its ultra-modern factory to be commissioned by the first quarter of 2018 would increase the firm’s total installation capacity […]
September 25, 2017

Nigeria Update: ‘Ecobank well-positioned for next generation of digital banking’

Charles Kie is the Managing Director of Ecobank Nigeria, which has over 400 branches nationwide. He told a select group of journalists that the pan-Africa bank […]
September 25, 2017

Africa Update: East Africa attracts $1.6 billion in foreign capital, with Kenya taking bulk

East Africa has received $1.6 billion from foreign investors, Kenya taking the bulk of the 55 deals recorded in the past eight months. Data from I&M […]