Yellow Card surpassed one million customers in 16 African countries in March, after just 3 years

Yellow Card Financial ((, the fastest growing cryptocurrency company on the continent, celebrates passing one million customers in just three years. The pioneering pan-African company hit 1 million customers in March and shows no signs of slowing down.

Since its launch in Nigeria in 2019, Yellow Card ( has dedicated its efforts to providing financial inclusion and freedom to all Africans. The company has expanded to four new African territories in the last year alone, bringing its total presence in the country to 16.

John Colson, Director of Marketing at Yellow Card, says the achievement undoubtedly strengthens the company’s brand on the continent and the confidence of current and future users. It also inspires investor confidence, especially at a time when Yellow Card is looking to expand into more regions.

“Reaching the million target is fantastic. It was a huge goal that we had set ourselves, and the team rallied to achieve it. Although it was not an easy trip, it was very rewarding. It showed us that we are on the right track, that people appreciate what we are building and that it fills a need. Over a million people have trusted Yellow Card, and now it’s our turn to show why it’s the number one place for crypto in Africa,” he said.

Over the past few years, the crypto exchange has achieved notable milestones including: $15M Series A fundraising (2021) as well as the launch of the educational platform – Yellow Card Academy (https :// (2021), which offers a wide range of information on cryptocurrency, blockchain technology and financial literacy. Additionally, earlier this year they also unveiled their new brand identity.

Peter Mureu, Marketing Director at Yellow Card, says every decision made has been in the best interests of their customers, spanning across the continent.

“Every strategic decision we have made has always been customer-centric. We have made key efforts to localize content and engage with customers at events and activations to meet them where they are. From a product perspective, we have enabled our customers to use their local currency to buy and sell cryptos. Our client education strategy on cryptocurrencies, combined with the tenacity of the team, are the key factors that helped us achieve this milestone. And we’re just getting started,” Peter said.

With 1 million customers reached, there is much more for Yellow Card to do in 2022.

“We have only seen the beginning of the impact crypto can have in Africa, from creating jobs to removing borders. Over the next few years, we will continue to see innovative ways to use crypto to solve everyday problems,” added John, Chief Marketing Officer of Yellow Card.

As the leading cryptocurrency company on the continent, Yellow Card will continue to be a pioneer by dedicating its efforts to focusing on customers – with an emphasis on education, retention and user experience.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Yellow Card Financial.

For more information contact:
Rutendo Nyamuda, Public Relations Manager
Email: [email protected]

About Yellow Card Financial:
Yellow Card Financial is the fastest growing cryptocurrency exchange on the African continent. The company, founded by Chris Maurice and Justin Poiroux, was launched in Nigeria in 2019. Since then, the US and Africa-based team has sought to make cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum and USDT Stablecoin accessible to all in Africa.

Yellow Card has the largest geographic footprint on the continent, with a presence in 16 countries and growing. In 2021, Yellow Card announced a $15 million Series A round, the largest ever by an African cryptocurrency exchange.

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