It’s 2022. Is offering paid international calling for affordable prices still a growing business? It is if, like Netherlands-based Talk360, you’re willing to put your feet on the ground in Africa and focus your hard work there.
Talk360 allows people with lower incomes in Africa to make longer calls more frequently to their families back home. To get these people on board though, founder and CEO Hans Osnabrugge, together with co-founders Dean Hiine, Jorne Schamp and the team, basically had to build an entire financial ecosystem all over the continent from scratch. Now, they are ready to evolve from phone-app to fintech.