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.

Company Growth (employees)
Nairobi, KE
Size (employees)
25 (est)
BitPesa was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Nairobi, KE

BitPesa Office Locations

BitPesa has offices in Nairobi, Lagos
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

about 2 years


We estimate that BitPesa's latest funding round in February 2015 was $1.1 m. In total, BitPesa has raised $1.1 m
We estimate that BitPesa's current employees are approximately 53% female and 47% male.

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BitPesa Company Life

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