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Zeepay raises US$10 million in Series A.5 round

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20–25 Albert Embankment, London, England— Zeepay, the leading cross border payments company operating as a challenger mobile money company today announces a raise of US$10 million.

The medium-term debt raise, which forms part of its A.5 series, comes to support Zeepay in a bid to augment its fast growing remittance to wallet business. The raise was led by Symbiotics BV with US$9 million and supported by a Mauritius-based fund with US$1 million totalling US$10 million.

According to the Founder and Managing Director, Andrew Takyi-Appiah I, the raise was necessary and comes at the time when we are planning to increase our annual turnover from US$1.5 billion circa 2021 to US$200 billion over the next five years.

Read Also: Zeepay and UNCDF encourage Ghanaian resilience through diaspora microinsurance on International Day of Family Remittances under the GrEEn project

Godfried Boakye, CFO, mentioned that the raise had become mission critical as we expand our service offering and African expansion and well within a manageable Loan to value ratio of 9percent. This will help augment support from local African banks the likes of Ecobank, Fidelity Bank and Absa.

Kwabena Appenteng, Transaction Advisor at Verdant Capital, said: “we are delighted to see the close of this component of the round, and urge local financial institutions and pension funds to find their niche, to enable them to participate alongside international lenders in the future as we work to deepen the African fintech ecosystem.”

JLD & MB Legal Consultancy acted as legal counsel to Zeepay in connection with the funding. Zoe P. Takyi — Appiah, a senior partner of the firm mentioned, “this is another notable milestone for Zeepay. Indeed, the company continues to break boundaries and expand its borders. We are delighted that this transaction has been realized and to have been a part of it.”

Zeepay is the fastest-growing FINTECH into Mobile Financial Services across Africa with Operations in Ghana and United Kingdom and terminating to 20 countries across Africa and with termination agreements in over 90 jurisdictions globally. We specialize in Remittance termination into mobile wallets and are completely network and partner agnostic.

Zeepay is a wholly-owned Ghanaian company, regulated in the UK by Financial Conduct Authority-FCA # 592538 and in Ghana by The Bank of Ghana- #00001 under the Payment Systems and Services Act, 2019 (Act 987).

Zeepay supports Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 3 and is considered a Financial Inclusion Company positioned to improve last mile access. Visit myzeepay.com for more information.

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Mental health is the topic on everyone’s lips these days. With issues like Anxiety on the rise, it’s no wonder. We hear about the symptoms every day, but rarely do people talk about how it can affect your love life. It’s a conversation that needs to happen- and now.

All problems that can be caused by Anxiety. All problems that can affect you forever if you ignore them. It’s daunting to think about, and easy to feel as though you’re facing the impossible. Thankfully, nothing could be further from the truth. Armed with some handy tips and a lot of stamina, you’ll be on your way to banishing Anxiety in no time. You never know, you could have more fun than you expected.

Remove the Pressure

All our lives, we are taught that making love is a Big Deal.

For some people, it is- and that’s okay- as long as it doesn’t get in the way of your bedroom antics. For others, these harmful expectations only build on existing anxieties. Do you need to get it up every time? Do you need to make it last longer than an hour? Do you need to have sex twice a day, every day? All questions people ask themselves.

And the answer is always no.

This pressure is the last thing you need, and it can have lifelong effects if you let it get to you. Learn to laugh it off instead, remind yourself that times are changing, and ignore what society is telling you. Mostly, remember that taking sex lightly doesn’t mean it’s not important. You can easily value intimacy and love while still being able to enjoy sex. People do it every day, so why should you miss out? This is where websites like Skissr can come in, it gives men the chance to deal with their bedroom issues without having to feel judged or shamed.

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Work On Your Confidence

Anxiety manifests in various ways. With sex, a lot of these worries stem from low confidence. Whether it be body confidence issues, lack of faith in your sexual abilities, or being too afraid to ask for what you want during sex, there is no denying that confidence is your key to a better sex life. Without it, you won’t feel satisfied, and it might put you off having it altogether.

That’s something nobody wants, but there is one silver lining to all this. Today, there are more resources than ever out there to help people build their confidence back up. Even the smallest of tips can revolutionise your love life and your sex life, and you can start following them as soon as now.

Living a healthier lifestyle, giving yourself daily reminders, and practicing your technique are all ways you can make the change. It won’t happen overnight, but following these tips is sure to help your confidence grow in the long run.

Get to Know Yourself

A huge part of sexual anxiety is not knowing what it is that gets you off. Or, knowing exactly what does, but feeling (wrongly) embarrassed about it.

People should never be ashamed of their kinks. Luckily, we are living in an age where masturbation, fetishes, and fantasies are no longer taboo. Instead, they’re encouraged. There is no better time to shed your embarrassment. So, when you have some time alone, explore your body, find out what you like, and embrace what turns you on.

Even so, it is one thing to be comfortable with yourself, and another to be comfortable with someone else. This is why many people prefer a different approach, an escort service. Opting to have a non-judgemental, helping hand teaching you about what makes you tick could be more useful in the long term- and more fun. Choosing the right service provider makes all the difference, making escort services like

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There is one glaringly simple answer to this, which is learning how to relax. Relaxation results in nothing less than mind-blowing sex, which can make you feel even more relaxed- trapping you in a non-stop cycle of ecstasy.

It is no secret that hiring an escort can help you relax during sex, but escorts aren’t the only way. It could be as simple as meditating for a few minutes every day to diffuse daily anxieties, but having regular massages and trying tantric yoga are both popular ideas making their way into the mainstream.

Talk it Out

The first rule when it comes to mental health is to find someone to talk to. Keeping everything bottled up inside can have a huge impact on your wellbeing, and an even bigger one on your sex life.  Unfortunately, talking about anxiety- especially sexual anxiety- is much easier said than done. This could be because you fear admitting the problem, or because you’re worried it might dampen the mood even further.

One thing’s for sure: the opposite is true.

In fact, talking to a partner or therapist can actually relieve worry. Sometimes, reassurance about your worries may be all you need to jump back into the bedroom and improve your sex life. Other times, it could be that you need to work through some deeper issues relating to companionship. Somewhere along the line, you’re bound to find some real solutions that you can put into practice. Either way, you can be sure that you’ll soon be swapping therapy talk for dirty talk.

 

 

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