BitPesa is a payment platform that offers individuals and businesses an easy way to make payments to and from sub-Saharan Africa.

BitPesa accepts digital currency and provides its users with fiat currencies in return. We currently accept Bitcoin and delivered fiat currency directly to mobile phones in Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, and Tanzania. We also sell Bitcoin in Kenya, Nigeria, and Uganda.

BitPesa was launched on November 1, 2013 in Nairobi, Kenya, and also has offices in London and Lagos.

Nairobi, KE
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BitPesa Locations

Nairobi, KE
Lagos, NG

BitPesa Metrics

BitPesa Summary

Founding Date


Total Funding

$1.1 M

Latest funding size

$1.1 M

Time since last funding

over 1 year


Bitcoin Opportunity Fund, Pantera Capital, Future Perfect Ventures, Stephens Investment Management, Blockchain Partners

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