Startup Name: Kyshi

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Kyshi is a fintech company founded by Ayo Akindele that provides a platform for Africans to transact money across borders.

It all started in 2011 when Ayo conceived the idea of Kyshi, It was difficult for him and his community to receive and send funds from Nigeria to the UK. Ayo, being a firm believer of โ€œif you donโ€™t like it, fix itโ€ – created Kyshi.

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An app that provides a formal, simple and secure platform for Africans to transact across borders.
Kyshi marketplace runs a peer-to-peer system that lets you create or accept an offer at a convenient rate. We are on a mission to unlock more countries while demystifying money transfers one currency at a time, connecting you to Africa.

Nicknamed the neo-bank for Africans, Kyshi was founded in 2020 by Ayo Akindele. The payment startup fees are flexible depending on a host of factors, but itโ€™s not more than 3%. Kyshi also charges zero setup and maintenance fees.

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We want to provide a formal, safe and efficient way for Africans to exchange currencies across borders. With us, you can determine how far your money can go at the click of a button ~ Ayo Akindele

Kyshi (pronounced kee-shee) comes from Kishi, the Nigerian and Ghanaian slang
for “money”.

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