Wala

Description

Wala is the first zero-fee digital bank for Africa. It is driven by efficiency, price, experience and trust. Wala has created the first and only free digital bank account that lets customers deposit and withdraw money at ATMs and Agents.

Overview
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Founders: Tricia Martinez, Samer Saab
Website: http://www.getwala.com/
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About Product/Service
Products
Core product offerings for individual/retail customers
Differentiating features of product
Core product for bussiness customers
A free current account switch service
 
Sales channels
Product cost
Openning a current account (business and personal)
Monthly fees
Issuing physical card and delivery
Money transfers/payments
Currency exchanges
ATM withdrawals
Overdrafts
Other
Minimum USD deposit required to open (a) a personal account (b) a business account
(a) a personal account
(b) a business account
A free current account switch service

Key people

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Financials

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Tech stack

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