Y Combinator Picks Promising Trio for 2024 Winter Batch, Boosts Nigerian Fintech Stars Cleva and Miden Alongside Kenyan Travel Tech

Y Combinator Picks Promising Trio for 2024 Winter Batch, Boosts Nigerian Fintech Stars Cleva and Miden Alongside Kenyan Travel Tech

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πŸš€ Y Combinator's 2024 winter cohort shines a spotlight on African innovation, featuring Nigerian fintech powerhouses Cleva and Miden, along with a promising Kenyan travel tech startup. πŸŒπŸ’‘ Explore how these startups are set to make waves globally with their disruptive solutions in cross-border payments, virtual card issuance, and travel technology. 🌐✨

Y Combinator's highly anticipated 2024 winter batch introduces only three African startups, emphasizing quality over quantity. Notable selections include Cleva, a Nigerian fintech facilitating cross-border payments, Miden by Tyrus Technologies providing APIs for virtual card issuance, and an undisclosed Kenyan travel tech gem. YC's strategic scaling aligns with the evolving landscape, reflecting its commitment to fostering impactful ventures. The selected startups boast significant achievements, with Cleva recently securing a $1.5 million pre-seed and Miden's impressive track record in issuing over 50,000 cards and surpassing $1.5 million in monthly transactions. This curated selection reaffirms Y Combinator's dedication to supporting diverse and groundbreaking solutions within the African startup ecosystem. πŸŒπŸš€πŸ’Ό


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