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“The biggest challenge faced by African blockchain startups is lack of funds and support from investors.” -Franklin Peters, Bitfxt Founder & CEO

“The biggest challenge faced by African blockchain startups is lack of funds and support from investors.” -Franklin Peters, Bitfxt Founder & CEO

Franklin Peters, CEO Bitfxt, came into the spotlight in Feburary 2019, when it was reported that the company got funding of up to $15m (over 5 billion naira) from UK syndicate of hedge funds and UK company, Payitup Clearinghouse. In this exclusive chat, he tells us about his journey and shares his thoughts on the challenges Blockchain/cryptocurrency start-ups experience in Africa. He also gives up a sneak peek into Bitfxt’s plans for subsequent months.

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