Ecobank launches fintech challenge for start-ups
Pan-African banking conglomerate, Ecobank Transnational Inc, has launched a fintech challenge for start-ups.
The event, open to Africa’s entrepreneurs, innovators and developers, provides an opportunity to win $500,000 in funding as well as partner with Ecobank and roll out services across 36 countries.
The initiative is targeted at solutions working with big data, predictive analytics and blockchain technology among other things. Participation is free and applications will be accepted online until 14th April 2017.
A total of 20 teams will be selected for the challenge, which will be held at the global headquarters of Ecobank in Lomé, Togo.
Click here to apply.
By Soumik Roy, editorial contributor to Banking Technology