Company Profile

Cellulant is Africa’s no.1 company in the payments & transfers category - FIntech Awards 2016. We are a PPISP (Payment Platform Infrastructure Service Provider) regulated by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and insured by Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC). We provide the platform that powers the internet of payments with dominant market position across 12 Sub-Saharan countries – Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda, Zambia, Mozambique, Tanzania, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Malawi. Our payment infrastructure and ecosystem gives governments, donors, corporate businesses, merchants, retailers, agents and consumers access to payment instruments (cards, bank accounts, wallets & premium rated short-codes), stores of value (banks, mobile money accounts & prepaid cards/tokens), and payment channels (agents, apps, web portals & payment APIs for shopping cart checkout). We are Africa’s one-stop-shop for payments. When you connect to Cellulant, you get everything in payment.

Our platform provides end users easy, reliable and secure access to mobile and payment services from their mobile phone and through our expansive agent network. Currently the ecosystem connects 28 mobile operators, over 31 banks and more than 200 blue chip companies - for them it has become the most effective utility to deliver services to the 210 million mobile users covered and 40 million addressable customers.

Our technology has been leveraged on to provide solutions for sectors such as Agriculture. In Africa, Under the Growth Enhancement Support Scheme in Nigeria, over 15m farmers used the Cellulant platform to make equity contributions to more than 2500 agro-dealers and 223 upstream operators. Cellulant is also collaborating with the Liberia Ministry of Agriculture for the Liberia Agriculture Transformation Agenda in conjunction with the African Development Bank (AfDB) with the target of leveraging on e-Wallet technology to serve over 318,000 farmers.

As a high-level technology company, we believe in creating business opportunities for organizations and providing solutions to everyday payment challenges across Africa.