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Key Facts

  • Name: Wala
  • Established: 2014
  • Sector: Blockchain, Consumer Banking, Cryptocurrency and Personal Finance
  • Locations: Cape Town, South Africa (Africa HQ)
  • Size: 10 – 30

About Wala

Wala is a blockchain-based consumer financial platform enabling access to low cost, decentralized financial services. The mobile application uses Dala’s blockchain protocols to offer zero-fee services to unbanked and underbanked consumers, filling the gaps where banks and mobile money have failed. Wala has been live for 5 short months and has grown to over 100,000 wallets in the three markets in which it operates.

What TalentintheCloud says

When we first met the Wala team they’d just moved into their awesome new offices in Bree Street. The team is full of some of the brightest blockchain visionaries in South Africa and they are busy building one of the most disruptive payments platforms on the continent. With strong financial support, influential leaders and a real hunger to develop cutting-edge solutions, Wala is certainly leading the way and cementing themselves as an employer of choice for tech talent in Cape Town.

Better Than Banking

“I joined Wala because I wanted to help people get out the cycle of poverty and no financial institution seems to have that as their primary focus. Wala allowed me to use my skills as a software developer to make a real difference to those people who need a better financial platform, financial education and those in financial need .”

Benefits

  • MacBook Pro
  • Great Coffee
  • 20 Days Leave
  • Ping Pong
  • Lunch ‘n Lurn Fridays

Join us on our journey

Wala is a blockchain-based consumer financial platform enabling access to low cost, decentralized financial services. The mobile application uses Dala’s blockchain protocols to offer zero-fee services to unbanked and underbanked consumers, filling the gaps where banks and mobile money have failed. Wala has been live for 5 short months and has grown to over 100,000 wallets in the three markets in which it operates.

“Wala is one of the very few companies I have found in South Africa that is working with cutting edge infrastructure methodologies. They’re a passionate close-knit family of extremely talented individuals from whom I hope to learn a great deal. I couldn’t imagine wanting to work anywhere else.”


Wala Offices

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Listed Date: 9 November 2018

We are looking for full-stack software engineers; as comfortable working with a React frontend as they are with a Node.js backend. Requirement REST, GraphQL, React, Node, Solidity, Blockchain, Micorservices – these terms should mean something to you.  …

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