Kenyan fintech startup Pezesha has gained the Finest Catapulter Award on the finish of the CATAPULT: Inclusion Africa 2020 bootcamp.
13 Africa-focused fintech startups took half in CATAPULT: Inclusion Africa 2020, which helps corporations specializing in monetary inclusion to scale.
Developed by the LHoFT Basis, the programme supplied chosen startups with entry to a tailor made program with intensive mentoring, teaching, peer-to-peer studying and devoted workshops.
It culminated in a bootcamp, with Kenya’s Pezesha, a peer-to-peer micro lending market that connects lenders with prime quality, underserved, low earnings debtors, named general winner.
The opposite chosen startups included three from Nigeria – digital banking platform SmartTeller, financial savings startup Esusu and insurtech startup PaddyCover, and two from Tanzania – funding robo-advisory platform A-Dealer and digital pockets Dundiza.
The remainder of the cohort was made up of Ghanaian enterprise administration platform OZÉ, Ivory Coast-based funds startup CinetPay, Ugandan funds startup Eversend, Rwandan financial savings startup Exuus, Ghanaian pensions startup Individuals’s Pension Belief, South African funds startup uKheshe, and UK-based monetary providers market SympliFi.