Paga is a financial services company offering a platform for digitally sending/receiving money and creating simple financial services that is headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria and was founded in 2009 by Jay Alabraba and Tayo Oviosu.
Early stage venture capital I
On March 1, 2011 Paga completed an early stage venture capital round with an undisclosed amount of funding.
On March 8, 2012 Paga received a grant worth $2 million from EFInA to work on developing the companies ability to deliver low cost financial products through their agent network.
Early stage venture capital II
On June 29, 2012 Paga completed their second early stage venture capital round with an undisclosed amount of funding.
On April 1, 2014 Paga received an undisclosed amount of funding from angel investors.
On October 7, 2015 Paga completed their series B funding round with $13 million in funding from Adlevo Capital (lead investor), Omidyar Network, Goodwell West Africa, Acumen fund and Capricorn Investment Group.
On September 6, 2018 Paga completed their series B2 funding round with $10 million in funding led by the Global Innovation Fund. The company is planning on using the funding to release its payments product in new markets which include: Ethiopia, Mexico, and the Philippines.
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