FinChatBot, based in Johannesburg, South Africa, was co-founded in June 2017 by two passionate French Entrepreneurs, Antoine Paillusseau and Romain Diaz, following a three-month market study with a team at Far Ventures, a start-up Incubator based in Cape Town. We bootstrapped the company for the first 9 months and raised a first seed funding round of R1,6M in November 2016, followed by a second round of R7M funded by well-established investors in November 2018.
Our core team is composed of highly skilled and talented developers and entrepreneurs from South Africa and Europe with experience in the South African financial industry.
As a FinTech start-up, we realize the importance of collaboration between entrepreneurs and are thus also dedicated to building the start-up community in South Africa, especially in Johannesburg. We are working hard to reach out to small start-ups and subject matter experts by way of meetups and connecting through digitally-driven initiatives to see how we can share learnings and collaborate to drive both business and economic growth.