Yuki Joins Blockchain Founders Group Adrenaline Program
Yuki’s innovative platform, launched in November 2022, empowers African fintechs and neobanks by providing them with easy-to-use APIs, enabling the swift creation and implementation of unique crypto solutions.
By Anna B Kiwanuka
Nigerian Web3 fintech company, Yuki, has achieved a significant milestone by securing a spot in the prestigious Blockchain Founders Group Adrenaline Program. This intensive 12-week accelerator, initiated by Nigerian invest-tech and robo-advisory startup, ComiBlock, is specifically designed to facilitate the rapid growth of promising blockchain startups. Yuki’s acceptance into this program opens doors to a wealth of opportunities, including access to a robust network of over 100 esteemed mentors and partners.
Yuki’s innovative platform, launched in November 2022, empowers African fintechs and neobanks by providing them with easy-to-use APIs, enabling the swift creation and implementation of unique crypto solutions. With Yuki, fintech companies can develop services such as remittance solutions, stablecoin payments, and crypto trading services within a week, eliminating the need for intricate coding or concerns about compliance issues like licenses and AML regulations.
During their participation in the Adrenaline Program, Yuki will enjoy a range of benefits, including access to funding of up to €100k, mentorship from experienced blockchain founders, and the opportunity to connect with potential investors and partners. Additionally, Yuki will receive comprehensive support in refining their marketing strategies and product development plans, enhancing their overall business growth prospects.
In an official statement, Yuki expressed their excitement about the program, stating, “Over the next 12 weeks, Yuki will leverage BFG’s vast expert network and resources to refine our offerings for custody solutions, wallet APIs, stablecoin applications, and more. Our goal is to streamline blockchain adoption across the continent. Yuki’s acceptance into the Adrenaline Program is a positive sign for the African blockchain community. It shows that there is growing interest in African blockchain startups from the global blockchain industry.”
This achievement comes on the heels of Yuki’s strategic partnership with Aladdin Digital, a neobank catering to small and medium businesses in Africa. This collaboration aims to revolutionize digital asset usage in the region, allowing Aladdin’s extensive user base of over 75k users, including merchant accounts, to seamlessly access digital assets and participate in the crypto ecosystem. Yuki’s APIs enable Aladdin to integrate self-custodial crypto services within their app, ensuring a straightforward and user-friendly experience for their customers. This partnership underscores Yuki’s commitment to driving the widespread adoption of blockchain technology in Africa, marking a significant step forward for the entire African blockchain community.