Meet the startup providing dollar investment opportunities for Nigerians | Tech Talks
By Guardian Exclusive
11 December 2020 | 11:35 am
Rise is an investment company that provides people living in Nigeria with dollar-denominated investments in the US and other markets to enable them to earn returns that make investing worth it. Rise brings the best investments from around the world to everyone in Africa and beyond in order to create wealth for the continent.
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