Flutterwave is a provider of technology, infrastructure and services that enables global merchants, payment service providers and Pan African banks accept and process payments on any channel (Web, Mobile, ATM & POS).

Flutterwave's mission is to inspire a new wave of prosperity across Africa by building payments infrastructure to connect Africa to the global economy. 

Flutterwave was founded in 2016 by Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, & Olugbenga Agboola. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California, with an offices in Lagos, Nairobi, Accra, and Johannesburg.

Flutterwave helps businesses in africa go global by smoothening the exchange of funds in 150+ currencies. It also offers real-time data monitoring and interaction dashboard.

Flutterwave has grown to become one of the fastest growing payments companies in the world. Since inception Flutterwave has processed close to $2 billion in payments and 25 million transactions across over 33 African countries where it currently operates.

Flutterwave encompasses all the channels and features you need. They are a trusted payments partner for businesses that operate globally, the company is processing billions around the world.

Flutterwave is backed by prominent investors such as Ycombinator Continuity Fund, Greycroft, Greenvisor Capital, Omidyar Network, and Glynn Capital amongst others. The company raised $35M in a Series B financing on Jan 21, 2020. This new round brings Flutterwave's total funding to $55.4M to date.


Flutterwave was named Africa’s best fintech company at the Apps Africa Innovation Awards, in 2017. The were also ranked 65th on the 2017 Fintech100 List by KPMG.



  • Year founded: 2016
  • Funding Info: $55.4M over 5 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series B)
  • Yearly Revenue: $10M-$20M (2019)
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: Unknown
  • City/Town: San Francisco
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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