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Flutterwave and Alipay partner on payments between Africa and China

By July 30, 2019 No Comments

San Francisco and Lagos-based fintech  startup Flutterwave  has partnered with Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba to offer digital payments between Alipay  and African merchants.

Flutterwave is a Nigerian-founded B2B payments service (primarily) for companies in Africa to pay other companies on the continent and abroad.

Alipay is Alibaba’s digital wallet and payments platform. In 2013, Alipay surpassed PayPal in payments volume and currently claims a global network of more than 1 billion active users, per Alibaba’s latest earnings report.