Flutterwave Collaborates with Microsoft and Token.io to Enhance Global Payment Solutions

Flutterwave, Africa’s leading payments technology company, has pursued collaborations and partnerships to enhance its offerings and expand its global reach. In a recent move to streamline its engineering and product development, Flutterwave collaborated with Microsoft to seamlessly scale its comprehensive payment solutions on Azure. This collaboration demonstrates Flutterwave’s commitment to leveraging cutting-edge technology to provide efficient and reliable payment services to its customers worldwide.

In addition to its partnership with Microsoft, Flutterwave has joined forces with Token.io to enable open banking for its customers in the United Kingdom and European Union. This collaboration aims to introduce African businesses to millions of global customers, further solidifying Flutterwave’s position as a key player in connecting Africa to the worldwide economy. By partnering with Token.io, Flutterwave is taking a significant step towards facilitating seamless cross-border transactions and expanding its reach in the U.K. and E.U. markets.

These collaborations are part of Flutterwave’s broader strategy to enhance its offerings for global enterprises. Over the past 18 months, the company has focused on building out critical solutions, payouts, and collections to support the growth and expansion of multinationals across Africa. These solutions enable global enterprises to collect and make payouts in multiple currencies while providing the flexibility to move money quickly and take advantage of investment opportunities swiftly.

Flutterwave’s innovative approach to payment solutions has not gone unnoticed. The company has been recognized as Fast Company’s Most Innovative Company for Europe, Middle East, and Africa 2024, joining the ranks of industry giants such as Nvidia, YouTube, and Taco Bell. This recognition highlights Flutterwave’s relentless pursuit of innovation and its impact on shaping industry and culture.

Olugbenga Agboola, Founder and CEO of Flutterwave, expressed his gratitude for the recognition, stating, “We’re thrilled to be recognized as No. 1 in the Most Innovative Company Europe, Middle East, and Africa Category. Innovation is integral to our core values, which we continue to adopt across all parts of our business. Every day, we come to work and live and breathe innovation.”

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s US-Africa Business Center has also recognized Flutterwave’s commitment to innovation and connecting Africa to the global economy. Agboola has been named vice chair of the center’s board of directors, highlighting Flutterwave’s role in strengthening U.S. and African relations and cultivating the ever-changing commercial links between the two regions.

As Flutterwave continues collaborating with global technology leaders and expanding its partnerships, the company remains dedicated to providing innovative payment solutions that empower businesses and individuals across Africa and beyond. With its focus on seamless integration, open banking, and global reach, Flutterwave is well-positioned to drive significant growth and transformation in the payments industry, connecting Africa to the world in unprecedented ways.