Pan-African banking group Ecobank has opened purposes for the third version of the Ecobank Fintech Problem, which supplies startups the chance to advertise their fintech options and doubtlessly roll out throughout the financial institution’s 33 markets.
The Ecobank Fintech Problem, earlier editions of which have been gained by Tanzania’s Nala and Nigeria’s IroFit, welcomes submissions from all startups and builders in any of Africa’s 54 nations.
Chosen finalists might be inducted as Ecobank Fintech Fellows, and take part in a enterprise bootcamp adopted by an Awards and Innovation Honest on the headquarters of the Ecobank Group in Lomé, Togo in June 2020.
Fellows will qualify to discover the next alternatives, together with multinational product rollout through integration with Ecobank, service supplier partnerships, entry to Ecobank’s pan-African Banking Sandbox, and mentoring and networking help.
“As a banking group we proceed to be amazed on the some ways wherein fintechs are remodeling banking throughout Africa. We stay up for the brand new improvements and partnership alternatives that may include the 2020 version,” stated Ecobank Group govt for operations and know-how Eddy Ogbogu.
Ecobank senior fintech advisor Djiba Diallo stated the fintech problem and fellowship had been improved upon to create further worth for each Ecobank and taking part fintech startups.
“We took suggestions from the previous editions and one of many main improvements this 12 months is the chance for shortlisted fintechs to entry our APIs via our pan-African Sandbox,” Diallo stated.
Purposes for the competitors are open right here till April 12.