Top African Bitcoin Projects

As Bitcoin is growing in Africa, so are it’s entrepreneurs. They are waking up and seeing the incredible array of opportunities that this new money will open up. Importantly however, while Bitcoin will permeate every aspect of our lives, Africa is different and needs solutions that are built by the people of Africa for the people of Africa.

These are the Bitcoin organisations that are building in Africa for Africa.


Sats2Data is an innovative African product where Africans can buy airtime and mobile data using Bitcoin in 60 seconds. This product was created to provide Africans with use cases where they can use Bitcoin for their transactions. It also offers a fast and secure way to purchase airtime and data.


This innovative project has overcome the challenge of limited internet connection and smartphone access by transforming GSM phones into a Lightning wallet. As a result, anyone can now send and receive Bitcoin using just a mobile number.


Bitnob provides a better way to save, buy, sell, and spend Bitcoin. They offer the ability to save in both Bitcoin and USD, provide access to loans in just minutes, and enable you to pay people around the world. Further, you enjoy fast and convenient payments no matter where you are.

Sparrow Wallet

Sparrow Wallet is an indigenous African open-source self-custodial wallet created for those who value financial self sovereignty. Sparrow’s emphasis is on security, privacy, and usability. Sparrow does not hide information from you; on the contrary, it attempts to provide as much detail as possible about your transactions and UTXOs, but in a way that is manageable and usable.

Crypto Convert

This is a platform based in South Africa that connects merchants to a global financial ecosystem by utilizing the most advanced blockchain payment technology, supports product development and innovation through their simple merchant API, and assists businesses in eliminating technical and currency risk through daily reconciliation and next-day merchant balance settlement in fiat.


Bitvice is a kickass group from South Africa that helps individuals select the best wallets to store their Bitcoin. They also provide education on how to buy Bitcoin securely and receive it directly in non-custodial wallets, avoiding third-party involvement. Furthermore, it is committed to promoting the proper use of Bitcoin.

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