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Save Big On Transfers Between Your Foreign Currency Accounts

Transferring currencies between multiple foreign currency accounts can be expensive. Cash management across multiple currencies can be complicated and time-consuming, with your funds exposed to the financial risk of currency volatility. Internal transactions made across multiple foreign currency accounts will not only increase your exposure to fluctuations in exchange rates relative to your denominated [...]

June 28th, 2016|Kwanji|0 Comments

Trade With Africa? Watch How To Overcome The International Forex Barrier

Over the past decade, Africa has experienced unparalleled levels of growth and regional development. Despite this success, Africa collectively has yet to fully realise its true potential. A primary reason for this is that businesses across the region face a number of obstacles that limit their ability to trade with parity to those in traditional [...]

May 17th, 2016|Kwanji|0 Comments

Understanding Kenyan Volatility

Over the past decade Kenya has proven East Africa’s great success story. The government's policy of sustained investment in infrastructure and human capital have helped foster growth and encouraged national businesses to become more competitive on the world stage. Yet despite rapid growth, the spectre of volatility has loomed large. Kenya’s economy has frequently had [...]

April 8th, 2016|Kwanji|0 Comments

Kwanji’s Payment Partners: Global Reach Partners

Global Reach Partners are key members of Kwanji’s trusted panel of global foreign exchange providers. Founded in 2001, GRP provides our clients with access to over 130 currencies, including over 40 local African market currencies. We recently had an opportunity to sit down with Matt Clarke, Senior Currency Consultant at GRP, to discuss how our [...]

March 30th, 2016|Kwanji|0 Comments

Meet Kwanji’s Payment Partners: The FX Firm

The FX Firm form part of Kwanji’s trusted panel of foreign exchange providers. Established in 2009, The FX Firm are committed to providing our clients with seamless international transactions, superb customer service and competitive market rates. The FX Firm can facilitate payments to over 180 countries and boast a currency suite of 140 currencies, including [...]

March 2nd, 2016|Kwanji|0 Comments

Kenyan businesses must guard against devaluation

Kenya the beacon of East Africa As a regional trade and investment hub, Kenya has witnessed economic growth where other emerging markets have failed. In stark contrast to its Sub-saharan African neighbours, Kenya’s GDP growth rate topped 5.8% in 2015, surpassing a rate of 2.9% in 2014. In spite of this impressive economic [...]

February 25th, 2016|Kwanji|0 Comments

Watch Our Interview With Ex IFC Emerging Market Specialist

Kwanji Advisory Board member German Vegarra is an emerging market specialist with over 10 years of experience at the International Finance Corporation, the commercial arm of the World Bank. During his time at the IFC, German was responsible for over $5BN of trade finance across the continent of Africa, securing consecutive annual performance awards for [...]

February 18th, 2016|Kwanji|0 Comments

Kwanji Closes Funding Round Surpassing £400,000 Goal

[Press] London, February 2016 - Kwanji, the emerging market payment specialist, has closed its first crowdfunding round, exceeding its initial target and finishing 123 per cent overfunded having raised £496,682 on SyndicateRoom, the UK’s premier equity crowdfunding platform. CEO and founder Leslie Onyesoh was ‘honoured’ by the support the campaign generated, especially after besting [...]

February 11th, 2016|Kwanji|0 Comments

Meet the team behind Kwanji: William Lorenz

William Lorenz has a wealth of experience in the FinTech world and a track record of building successful companies. As a co-founder and COO of Kwanji, William is responsible for operations across the board, from forex partnerships to managing customer support. We recently sat down with William to discuss his previous roles & what he [...]

February 10th, 2016|Kwanji|0 Comments

Pitch & Mix 2016

The Kwanji team are in high spirits following a successful appearance at SyndicateRoom and Gust’s Pitch & Mix 2016 event. Coinciding with the final week of Kwanji’s equity crowdfunding campaign, the team were one of six companies invited to pitch at the prestigious event. The event was hosted at BDO’s central London offices on [...]

January 30th, 2016|Kwanji|0 Comments