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    • Ecobank Group CEO Ade Ayeyemi (Left) hands over a cash prize of USD50,000 to Touch and Pay CEO, Michael Oluwole. The Nigerian Fintech emerged top in the challenge
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    • Michael Oluwole, CEO Touch and Pay is the winner of the 2022 Ecobank Fintech Challenge
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Touch and Pay wins $50,000 Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2022

Touch and Pay processes microtransactions across Africa, such as paying for bus journeys

Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com) is proud to announce that Touch and Pay a Nigeria-based fintech has won the 2022 edition of the Ecobank Fintech Challenge. This announcement was made at the Grand Finale, today at Ecobank’s headquarters in Lomé,  presided by H.E. Cina Lawson, Minister of  Digital Economy and Transformation, Republic…

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Ecobank Group Launches 2022 Edition of its Fintech Challenge with US$50,000 Prize Money up for Grabs

Ten finalists will be inducted into the Ecobank Fintech Fellowship after the finals and awards ceremony which will take place in October 2022

Fintech Challenge offers early stage and mature start-ups the potential to partner with Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) across 33 African countries; Applications open until 16 September. Pan-African banking group, Ecobank Group, has launched the fifth edition of the Ecobank Fintech Challenge and encourages African Fintech entrepreneurs to enter the competition. Fintechs that are aligned…

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    • Ecobank Group Special Executive Advisor to the Group CEO, Cecilia Akintomide (centre) receives the Euromoney awards on behalf of Ecobank Group during the Euromoney Awards for Excellence in London
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Ecobank wins the coveted Africa's Best Bank, Africa's Best Bank for SMEs, and Africa's Best Digital Bank awards at the prestigious Euromoney Awards

The award trophies were presented at the Euromoney Awards for Excellence ceremony held in London on Wednesday, 13 July 2022

During the prestigious Euromoney Awards, Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) won the coveted titles of 'Africa's Best Bank,' 'Africa's Best Bank for SMEs,' and 'Africa's Best Digital Bank.' The Euromoney Awards for Excellence, which have been running for 30 years, are highly regarded by the global banking industry. Ade Ayeyemi, Chief Executive Officer…

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Ecobank named Best Trade Finance Bank in West Africa

Global Trade Review’s judges took account of Ecobank’s full suite of trade products, services, impact and performance across Structured Trade and Commodities Finance, Supply Chain Financing and digital trade channels

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com), the leading Pan-African Banking Group, has been named ‘Best Trade Finance Bank in West Africa’ at the prestigious Global Trade Review’s Leaders in Trade awards. The award comes as recognition of Ecobank’s solutions for domestic and regional supply chain financing across key trade corridors as well as the…

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Ecobank’s leadership in Treasury and Cash Management across Africa recognised at the Global Finance Awards

The Awards Ceremony is scheduled to take place during the annual Sibos conference in Amsterdam, Netherlands in October 2022

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com), the leading Pan-African Banking Group, has won five prestigious awards at the Global Finance Treasury & Cash Management Awards 2022, including Africa’s Best Bank for Cash Management and Africa’s Best Provider of Short-Term Investments/Money Market Funds. In addition, Ecobank Cameroon, Ecobank Côte d’Ivoire and Ecobank Kenya were all…

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Trove Finance’s Global Share Dealing app wins 2021 Ecobank Fintech Challenge

The Ecobank Fintech Challenge is a flagship event of the Ecobank Group to support and enthuse early stage fintechs from across the African continent

The leading pan-African Banking Group, Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com), announces that Trove Finance, a Nigerian-based global share dealing app, is the winner of the fourth edition of the annual Ecobank Fintech Challenge. The winner was announced at the grand finale on December 9. The Ecobank Fintech Challenge is a flagship event…

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Ecobank Group Announces the Top Five Finalists in its 2021 Fintech Challenge

The challenge, in its fourth edition, is designed to help Fintechs with Africa focused products join forces with the leading pan-African Group to provide Africans with groundbreaking financial services

Finalists to compete for the top prize and could be inducted into the coveted Ecobank Fintech Fellowship to pursue commercial partnerships with the Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com), with access to 33 presence markets across Africa; opportunity to pursue integration with Ecobank and potentially launch products with the Group; mentoring and networking…

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Ellevate By Ecobank continues to soar high

Ecobank also wins ‘Excellence in SME Banking’ Award

The Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com), the leading pan-African banking group, has won two awards with its Ellevate Programme. The Financial Alliance for Women honoured Ecobank with its ‘Impact Award’, recognising Ecobank’s work in supporting women-owned and women-focused businesses across the continent. Ellevate by Ecobank also won the ‘Best New Product Launch…

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Ecobank Group named 2021 African SME Bank of the Year

The African SME Bank of the Year award 2021 recognises the bank which has significantly contributed to the development of the SME sector

The Pan-African banking group, the Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com), is the African Banker’s 2021 African SME Bank of the Year. Ecobank beat a host of other banks in the African Banker Awards 2021 to take home the SME Award in a 2020 tumultuous year characterised by the Covid-19 pandemic which continues…

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Ecobank Group wins Awards from EMEA Finance, The Banker and Global Finance

The award of ‘Outstanding Crisis Leadership – Finance & Business’ was awarded to Ecobank by Global Finance

Leading pan-African banking group, Ecobank (https://www.Ecobank.com/), has won awards from EMEA Finance, The Banker and Global Finance. Ecobank’s awards in the EMEA Finance African Banking Awards 2020 includes the pan-African award for Financial Inclusion, and ‘Best Bank’ in Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Chad, Gabon, The Gambia, Guinea, Liberia and Mali.…