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Mathieu Coquillon

Fintech In Africa

Mathieu Coquillon's recipe on how to build a fintech business.

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Mathieu Coquillon is the CEO and co-founder of Mama Money, a fintech business with the clear purpose of social upliftment through financial inclusion. The company uses technological advances in financial software, social media and mobile phones to create an entirely new way for people to send money. Before Mama Money, Mathieu worked in direct marketing, recruitment and the loyalty industry.


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About This Recipe


Building a fintech is no simple feat. Building a fintech with social impact at heart sounds even more complicated but that's exactly what Mathieu Coquillon and his team have done at Mama Money. In 10 enthralling bites, Mathieu reveals how he helped build a cross-border money-transfer platform, ensuring that money arrives safely and affordably in the pockets of the people it was sent to.

What You'll Learn


In this recipe, you will learn how Mathieu Coquillon started the fast-growing local money transfer company, Mama Money. A fintech business with the clear purpose of social upliftment through financial inclusion. Doing good and uplifting communities is a core part of business and culture at Mama, helping people connect and support their loved ones for essential needs from education to healthcare and so much more. 


Learn from someone who speaks from a position of real authority, perspective and experience.


Implement practical tips and techniques learned in the trenches - doing, rather than talking.


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