Stitch, a South African API fintech startup in partnership with Paystack and DisruptAfrica is launching an early-stage startup showcase, to help businesses access funding + support, to build the solution of their dreams.

Stitch was founded by  Kiaan Pillay, Priyen Pillay, and Natalie Cuthbert and offers API access to bank accounts in Africa with a lightweight single Sign-On experience.

Stitch recently raised $4 million in seed funding and an extra $2 million seed extension in 2021

Requirements to participate in the Stitch Startup Showcase


Must be headquartered in South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Egypt, Ghana, Uganda, Zambia, Tanzania, or Rwanda


Pre-Series A


Must have a fintech or embedded finance solution

Selected companies will:

Pitch their businesses in front of global and local fintech investors and founders on Friday, 25th February.

Companies will receive

  • Pitch support from members of the Stitch team
  • Office hours with members of the Stitch team
  • A 1-hour workshop with members of the Paystack team focused on fundraising and growth
  • Free payment processing from Paystack for selected startups operating in NG, SA, and GH
  • 6 months of free access to the Stitch API for selected startups operating in NG and SA
  • *ALL applicants operating in SA and NG receive 2 months of free access to the Stitch API

Click here to apply.

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