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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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Six Fintech Companies from Africa Emerge as Finalists in the Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2022

Finalists will compete for the top price of $50,000 and admission to the 'Ecobank Fintech Challenge Fellowship' program

The six finalists were chosen following extremely strong competition from over 700 fintechs from 59 countries; Grand Finale to be held on 28 October at the Ecobank Group (http://www.Ecobank.com) Pan African Centre in Lomé, Togo; Finalists will compete for the top price of $50,000 and admission to the 'Ecobank Fintech Challenge…

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    • Ecobank Group’s RapidCollect™ Enables Businesses to Collect Their Payments Across Africa with Only One Account
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Ecobank Group’s RapidCollect™ Enables Businesses to Collect Their Payments Across Africa with Only One Account

RapidCollect™ caters for the needs of business customers across Africa, as the continent is at a unique point in its history

With only one account, business customers can receive funds instantly from their clients in their home country and across Ecobank’s (www.Ecobank.com) pan-African network; Ecobank business customers can now make instant automated reconciliation leveraging Ecobank’s trusted technology The leading pan-African Banking Group, Ecobank Group, has simplified collections across Africa through RapidCollect™. RapidCollect™…

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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 is GOLD Sponsor for Africa Fintech Summits in Washington, D.C. and Cape Town

Widely acclaimed for its Open Banking strategy and for nurturing Fintech as partners, Ecobank runs several initiatives to foster Fintechs’ development across Africa

The Africa Fintech Summit (https://bit.ly/3E2dXGc) is pleased to announce that Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com), one of Africa’s pioneering Fintech enabler banks, is Gold Sponsor for this year’s Africa Fintech Summits, being held on 21st April in Washington, D.C., and on November in Cape Town. Established in 1985 and headquartered in Lomé,…

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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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Ecobank Group Launches 2021 edition of its Fintech Challenge

Applications have opened for entries from all start-ups and developers in any of Africa’s 54 countries and global Africa-centered Fintechs

The Pan-African Banking Group seeks innovative start-ups to partner and collaborate with; Applications are now open. The pan-African banking group, Ecobank group, is inviting African Fintech entrepreneurs to join the 4th edition of the Ecobank Fintech Challenge. The Fintech Challenge is in line with the Bank’s commitment to championing digitization by…

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Ecobank Group and Microsoft Upskill Africa’s Small and Medium Enterprises to Succeed in a Digital Economy

The Global Skilling Initiative is just another example of how Ecobank wants to help SMEs reach their full potential and play a vital role in driving Africa’s economic resurgence

The leading pan-African banking group, Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com), in partnership with Microsoft, LinkedIn, GitHub and Ecobank Academy is set to provide training to equip Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) across sub-Saharan Africa. This training will provide SMEs digital skills and knowledge to succeed in today’s digital world. SMEs have been…

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Ecobank Group reaches another milestone in financial inclusion in Africa

A new WhatsApp service in partnership with Semoa, a Togolese Fintech

The Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com) and Semoa a Fintech based in Lomé,   are enabling mobile money users  in Togo to carry out  banking faster and easier, across West African Economic and Monetary Union ( WAEMU) through a new digital banking service via Whatsapp called “ Express cash by Semoa”. The Ecobank…