There are a number of impressive African fintech startups emerging from the continent, and 2018 could be a very important year for their growth and success.
Many of these have global ambitions, born out of African challenges and developed to provide ingenious solutions that in many cases could be applied to other parts of the world.
From mobile money transfer apps to tech firms determined to help users save, these African tech startups come from all over Africa.
Here are the 12 African fintech startups to keep an eye on in 2018.
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