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Chipper Cash is a mobile app for instant cross-border mobile money transfers in Africa developed by Critical Ideas. The app is available on iOS and Android in several African countries and allows peer-to-peer transfers.

TypePrivate
Founded2018
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Websitechippercash.com

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2021)193(+11%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Chipper Office Locations

Chipper has offices in San Francisco, Accra and Nairobi
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
814 Mission St, San Francisco
Nairobi, KE
n/a Nairobi KE
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Chipper Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2018

Chipper total Funding

$152.2 m

Chipper latest funding size

$100 m

Time since last funding

6 months ago

Chipper investors

Chipper's latest funding round in June 2021 was reported to be $100 m. In total, Chipper has raised $152.2 m
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Chipper Operating Metrics

Chipper's Active Users was reported to be 1.5 m in Jun, 2020.
Dec, 2019Jun, 2020

Active Users

600 k1.5 m

Average Monthly Transaction Volume

$100 m

Transactions Processed

3 m
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Chipper Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

86/100

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Chipper Online and Social Media Presence

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Chipper News and Updates

FTX leads $150m Series C extension for Chipper Cash

African cross-border payments startup Chipper Cash has raised $150 million at a $2 billion valuation in a Series C extension round led by cryptocurrency exchange FTX.

Chipper Cash gets $2B valuation with $150M extension round led by FTX

Chipper Cash, an African cross-border payments company, has raised $150 million in a Series C extension round led by Sam Bankman-Fried’s cryptocurrency exchange platform FTX. The investment comes barely six months after Chipper Cash closed its first Series C round of $100 million, led by SVB Capital…

New Children's Book, Chipper Makes Merry, Teaches Kids About Spreading Kindness

"Chipper Makes Merry" takes you on Chipper’s arctic quest filled with lessons of love, kindness, and determination "Chipper Makes Merry" takes you on Chipper’s arctic quest filled with lessons of love, kindness, and determination

What The Chipper, Flutterwave, OPay And Tyme Bank Mega-Rounds Mean For The African Tech Scene

2021 has been a big year so far for technology – and fintech specifically – in Africa. In February, Tyme Bank raised $109m. In March, Flutterwave raised its $170m unicorn round. Last month, OPay reportedly raised $400m at a $1.5b valuation. And most recently, Chipper Cash raised $100m.

African payments startup Chipper Cash raises $100m

African cross-border payments startup Chipper Cash has raised $100 million in a Series C funding round led by SVB Capital.

Africa has another unicorn as Chipper Cash raises $100M Series C led by SVB Capital

Fintech in Africa is a goldmine. Investors are betting big on startups offering a plethora of services from payments and lending to neobanks, remittances and cross-border transfers, and rightfully so. Each of these services solves unique sets of challenges. For cross-border payments, it’s the outrag…
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Chipper Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Chipper founded?

    Chipper was founded in 2018.

  • How many employees does Chipper have?

    Chipper has 193 employees.

  • Who are Chipper competitors?

    Competitors of Chipper include Zoona, VoguePay and WireBarley.

  • Where is Chipper headquarters?

    Chipper headquarters is located at 814 Mission St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Chipper offices?

    Chipper has offices in San Francisco, Accra and Nairobi.

  • How many offices does Chipper have?

    Chipper has 3 offices.