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Wala

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2014 FOUNDED
PRIVATE STATUS
1-10 EMPLOYEES
Early Stage VC LATEST DEAL TYPE
6 INVESTORS
Description

Provider of an online financial management platform designed to help people reach financial prosperity by eliminating the barriers to banking. The company's blockchain-powered financial services platform and mobile application provides access to transactional banking, remittances, loans and insurance for the unbanked and underbanked and offers the tools to save, transact and connect all directly from phone, enabling the users to get greater access to zero fee financial services and control and manage their financial data and needs.

Website
Formerly Known As
MSwift
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Financial Software
Other Industries
Consumer Finance
Application Software
Primary Office
  • Rise Cape Town
  • Floor 5, Woodstock Exchange, 66 Albert Road, Woodstock
  • Cape Town, 7915
  • South Africa
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Wala Valuation and Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
3. Early Stage VC 04-Oct-2017 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Accelerator/Incubator 01-Jan-2015 Completed Startup
1. Accelerator/Incubator 11-Sep-2014 Completed Startup
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Wala Investors (6)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Board
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Contact
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Hard Yaka Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Newtown Partners Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Silicon Badia Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Points of Light Institute Accelerator/Incubator 000 0000 000000 0
Techstars Accelerator/Incubator Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Wala Executive Team (4)

Name Title Board
Seat
Contact
Info
Tricia Martinez Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Ross McEwan Chief Technology Officer
Samer Saab Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer
Johan Bosini Advisor