Lighting up the skies of Kigali and beyond

Lighting up the skies of Kigali and beyond Lighting up the skies of Kigali and beyond

Yesterday we celebrated officially launching Chipper Cash in Rwanda. We announced Chipper in Rwanda at the inaugural Inclusive Fintech Forum – the flagship event for financial inclusion and fintech for good. During the evening event, Chipper customers, esteemed guests from regulatory bodies, government ministers and conference delegates gathered for the launch event: Rwanda Connected.

There was live music, keynote addresses from Chipper leaders about our mission and drive to create positive change for Africa, while guests also heard from Paula Ingabire, the Minister for Information, Communication, Technology and Innovation. Finally, we lit up the skies of Kigali with a spectacular drone show.

Below is the press release we issued to announce our launch. Watch the event showreel here.


Chipper Cash Launches in Rwanda at Financial Inclusion Conference in Kigali, RW

Chipper Cash, a leading fintech company serving more than five million customers across Africa, is delighted to confirm its official launch in Rwanda, further expanding its presence and commitment to provide trusted and accessible financial services across the continent and beyond. Chipper Cash celebrated its entry into the Rwandan marketplace at the inaugural Inclusive Fintech Forum, the global platform on financial inclusion and fintech for good, which was held at the Kigali Convention Centre.

Chipper Cash offers a user-friendly and innovative mobile application that enables Africans to send and receive funds cross-border, pay globally with cards and invest. With the launch in Rwanda, Chipper Cash aims to connect the Rwandan population by facilitating seamless and secure transactions, promoting easy access to financial services and driving economic growth.

Today, the platform allows Rwanda users to transact in multiple currencies and facilitates hassle-free international remittances. The next products to be introduced into the country will be the virtual Chipper Card, offering people an easy way to shop, stream and subscribe online, and Chipper for Business, supporting SMEs to operate efficiently in the global marketplace.

Speaking about the company’s expansion, Chipper Cash Country Director in Rwanda, Jovani Ntabgoba, said: "Rwanda is at the heart of Africa and is known as one of the most important financial hubs in the continent, making it an ideal market for Chipper’s latest expansion. We are delighted to launch Chipper Cash in Rwanda, an innovative and forward-thinking market that embraces technology. With our customer-centric approach, we aim to empower individuals, entrepreneurs and businesses by providing seamless access to the financial ecosystem.”

Ham Serunjogi, Co-Founder and CEO at Chipper Cash, commented: “Chipper Cash is committed to unlocking global opportunities to connect Africa – and launching in Rwanda is an important step towards delivering on our vision. As one of the largest consumer fintech companies in Africa, Chipper is excited to participate and invest in Rwanda’s vibrant marketplace while democratizing access to our world-class products and services.”

About Chipper Cash:
Chipper Cash is a financial technology company serving more than five million customers across the African continent. In 2018, Chipper Cash revolutionized moving money in Africa by providing a frictionless way to send and receive money cross-border and enabling financial inclusivity across the continent. Since then, Chipper has increased its product suite by offering personal investments and digital business transactions, and expanded its reach into the US. Led by co-founders Ham Serunjogi and Maijid Moujaled, Chipper Cash is focused on its mission to provide the most trusted and accessible financial services for people living in Africa and beyond. For additional information, please visit