This fintech firm founded by Ngozi Dozie WG06 and brother Chijioke is bringing better banking to Africa. The app-based company, which started out as a consumer lending platform in 2016, has since expanded its services to enable users to do everything from paying bills to accessing credit reports to making investments.

Carbon has grown rapidly in recent months, notably launching in Kenya last year and, in February, debuting both an iOS app and a $100,000 investment fund to back startups on the continent — all in service of its goal to become, as Ngozi has said, “a Pan-African digital bank for Africans and Africans in the diaspora.”

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