CNBC Upstart 100


Founders: Olugbenga Agboola (CEO), Iyinoluwa Aboyeji
Launched: 2016
Headquarters: Nigeria
Industry: Fintech

Pictured above: Olugbenga Agboola

Flutterwave provides a payment service for global merchants and payment service providers. The company's API makes it easier for banks and businesses in Africa to process payments on the continent and abroad. Key investors include Mastercard and Greycroft Ventures. Additionally, the company is partnered with Visa and Alibaba's "Alipay."