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BitPesa is a digital F/X platform that offers businesses a fast, easy and low-cost way to make payments to, from, & within frontier markets.

BitPesa is focused on using cutting-edge blockchain technology to increase efficiency across markets, It opens corridors for business payments and trade between Africa and the rest of the world.

BitPesa was founded in Nov 1, 2013 by Elizabeth Rossiello and is based in Nairobi, Kenya.


BitPesa has raised a total funding of $10M in 5 funding rounds as of Aug 30, 2017 when the company secured a series A funding of $4.25M from Greycroft & 1 other investor.


Employee: Elizabeth Rossiello
Title: CEO and Co-Founder
Email address: elizabeth@bitpesa.co
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabeth-rossiello-589b8b1/
Employee: Charlene Chen
Title: COO
Email address: charlene@bitpesa.co
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/charlenechen/
Employee: Min-Si Wang
Title: CPO
Email address: min-si@bitpesa.co
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/min-si-wang-867395a/
Employee: Dearg OBartuin
Title: CTO
Email address: dearg@bitpesa.co
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mrdearg/