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I'm Espen Kvelland, and I've been a technology leader for over 20 years. I have had multiple technical roles over the years. In many ways, I'm the geek who became a leader and entrepreneur.

Espen Kvelland

Having over 28 years of experience as an entrepreneur and consultant, I have extensive knowledge in the tech industry. Previously I've held the position as the CEO of Digital Garden AS, one of the most profitable ISP companies in Norway.

Stian Andreassen

I have over 25 years of experience in various C-level roles at multinational corporations such as Dell, Oriflame, and Telenor. My expertise lies in the IT industry specially in several African nations.

Terje A. Width
 Vegard Brattum

With over 17 years of experience in various corporate roles, starting as a corporate trainee and working my way up to become a Partner at DHT Corporate Finance, I boast a wealth of knowledge in M&A, corporate finance, strategic planning, and consulting.

Vegard Brattum
Ashish Gupta
Manish Gupta

Wakandi Group is present in the following countries in Africa


The History of Wakandi

Wakandi Group AS is a Norwegian company started in 2018 as a team of business innovators and technology disruptors.

It is noteworthy that in the initial stages of operations, Wakandi Group received funding from the Norwegian Government under various programs run by “Innovation Norway.”

Our payment infrastructure is built by the leading DLT developer, Akeo AS. With such an experienced partner, Wakandi promises high innovation and the best technical solutions.

Wakandi prides itself as a modern technology company with a vision and a mission based on the underlying purpose of improving people’s lives with technology. We believe enhancing financial inclusion is a cornerstone to building a more sustainable society, particularly in the developing world.
Our team rests firmly on a set of key values and operating principles, which on a daily basis guide our organization and the external stakeholders on how we work and how the business is applied. From our Scandinavian heritage, we are passionate ambassadors in building a multicultural and diverse company culture.

At Wakandi, we believe in customer focus, the power of innovation, demanding reliability, preparing for scalability, and promoting transparency.

Our licenses in Africa


Payment Service Provider (PSP) by Bank of Tanzania

Class A: SACCO shared capital of 10-199 million with a saving account.
Class B: 200- million. Reports, are low to have a Deposit account /loan/withdraw and saving account.
What is a PSP? A payment service provider is a third-party company that assists businesses to accept a wide range of online payment methods, such as online banking, credit cards, debit cards, e-wallets, cash cards, and more. They ensure customers’ transactions make it from point A to point B, safely and securely.

Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) License

What is TCRA License? It is a license that allows us to offer mobile applications.

Tanzania Cooperative Development Commission (TCDC) License

What is TCDC License? TCDC License allows us to provide ICT services to cooperative societies in Tanzania.

BRELA Business License

What is BRELA Business License? This license allows us to operate the business of software development, installation, and maintenance. 


Payment Service Provider (PSP) by Central Bank of Kenya

What is PSP License? This license allows to provide payment gateway services to cooperative socities in Kenya.


Electronic Transaction Certificate by NITA-U

What is NITA-U Certificate? This certificate allows us to run our system in integration with different mobile network operators in Uganda. 

Personal Data Protection Office (PDPO) License

What is PDPO License? It is a license that allows us to operate as a data controller and data processor in Uganda. In other words, handle personal data.

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