Articles tagged 'cassava fintech'

Ezekiel Guti steals show at Cassava listing 24 December 2018 HARARE - Econet Wireless (Econet) founder Strive Masiyiwa has always attributed his entrepreneurial success to faith and divine intervention, but only last year did he reveal how clergyman Ezekiel Guti was closely involved in his personal journey. Writing on his Facebook wall in October 2017, ...
Cassava lists on ZSE 20 December 2018 HARARE - Cassava SmarTech (Cassava) made history yesterday when it became the first fully integrated financial technology company to list on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange. Jesimeni Chipika, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) deputy governor who was guest of honour at the ceremony, said the listi...
Econet shareholders approve Cassava demerger 29 November 2018 HARARE - Shareholders of Econet Wireless Zimbabwe have approved the demerger and independent listing of its Technology and Fintech business Cassava Smartech. At an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) held at the company's head office in Harare yesterday, Econet shareholders unanimously voted f...
Cassava modeled around giant Chinese company Tencent 21 November 2018 HARARE - The vision behind Cassava Smartech is to create a technology company similar to China's Tencent, according to Cassava Group CEO, Mr Darlington Mandivenga. Tencent, one of the largest companies in the world, is a corporate behemoth with a market capitalization, at its peak, of over US$...
Econet set to spin off Cassava to create Fintech giant 18 October 2018 HARARE - Cassava may not yet be a household name in Zimbabwe, but over the next few weeks Cassava is set to become one of the largest companies in the country. The company, best known through its numerous brands that for years have been part of Econet's products and services, is set to emerge ...
EcoSure set for extraordinary growth 21 March 2018 HARARE - When most people think about the success of mobile money in Zimbabwe, they immediately think of EcoCash. But Darlington Mandivenga, the CEO of Econet's Cassava Fintech group, believes that mobile insurance service EcoSure — the fastest growing portfolio within the group, will in time ...