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Ecobank announce Winners of 2018 Fintech Challenge

This year’s Fintech Challenge was keenly contested with applications from over 412 innovative fintech entrepreneurs from across Africa, Europe, North America and Asia

Nala, Virtual Identity and Wallet.ng dazzle judging panel to be the three winners of the competition; All 11 finalists were officially inducted into the Ecobank Fintech Fellowship programme to explore commercial partnerships with the pan-African banking giant. Winners of the 2018 Ecobank Fintech Challenge were announced at a ceremony held…

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Resilient East African economies to enjoy sustained economic growth

East Africa’s tech hubs spur the next generation of disruptors

Growth in GDP and rising export revenues provide sound foundations East Africa’s tech hubs spur the next generation of disruptors Ongoing improvement in East Africa’s economic prospects is forecast by Ecobank’s research team in the newly published East Africa section of its flagship financial website, AfricaFICC (https://Ecobank.com/AfricaFICC). Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania…

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Ecobank named Africa’s Best & Most Innovative Retail Bank

The ever improving feature set of the truly revolutionary Ecobank Mobile App, which has now been downloaded by more than 5 million people, took the prize for Innovation in Banking

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) has won two major awards at the African Banker’s prestigious ceremony held at the Paradise Hotel in Busan, South Korea. The bank was named Best Retail Bank in Africa after impressing judges with the strides it has made to leverage digital financial services and an enhanced service model,…

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Pan-African Bank Ecobank Wins Best Digital Strategy Award

Ecobank’s digital strategy leverages digitalisation for scale and ubiquity and is the key plank in its ambition to be the top consumer financial services franchise in Africa

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) won the Best Digital Strategy Award at the Retail Banker International’s prestigious awards ceremony held at the Waldorf Hilton Hotel in London last week. Ecobank’s digital strategy leverages digitalisation for scale and ubiquity and is the key plank in its ambition to be the top consumer financial services…

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$1 billion in transactions processed on Ecobank Mobile App in Africa

With over 4 million users, the Ecobank Mobile App is available to all, enabling users to open an Ecobank Xpress™ Account instantly on their mobile device

The groundbreaking Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) Mobile App, a single, unified financial services application across 33 African countries, has processed 9 million transactions worth over $1 billion since launch less than 18 months ago.   With over 4 million users, the Ecobank Mobile App is available to all, enabling users to open an…

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Ecobank mobile app reaches 4 million users milestone in Africa

The app builds on the core functionality that saw the original version applauded as a game changer for African banking

The upgraded version of Ecobank’s (www.Ecobank.com) revolutionary mobile app has attracted 3 million new customers in just 6 months, taking the total number of users to 4 million.   The app builds on the core functionality that saw the original version applauded as a game changer for African banking by…

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Ecobank – A leader in delivering a cashless Africa

Overall fintech in Africa will grow from around US$ 200 million currently to US$ 3 billion by 2020

Millions more people in Africa now have access to financial systems thanks to cashless systems using digital technology, and more and more people are seeing the benefits of mobile banking, according to Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com), the leading independent pan-African banking group. Ecobank is the main sponsor at the Africa Tech summit…

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Stepping up a gear: Ecobank fintech boosts financial inclusion in Africa

The Africa Tech summit takes place on 14 and 15 February in Kigali, Rwanda

Fintech is boosting financial inclusion across Africa, according to Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com/group), the leading independent pan-African banking group, a pioneer in Africa’s digital transformation and the main sponsor of the 2018 Africa Tech summit taking place today. Although over 80% of Africans have mobile phones, only around one quarter (28%) of…

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Ecobank launches mVisa across 33 African Countries

Ecobank Scan+Pay with mVisa delivers instant, secure cashless payment for goods and services by allowing customers to scan a QR code on a smartphone or enter a unique merchant identifying code into either a feature phone or smartphone

Ecobank (https://Ecobank.com) has partnered with Visa to launch Ecobank Scan+Pay with mVisa solutions to their consumers.  The strategic tie-up signals interoperability on a cross border level – and potentially huge gains – as it affords consumers with the ability to use their mobile phone to directly access the funds in…