At the 5th edition of the annual Mobile Money Expo in Lagos, Nigeria, Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payment, won the very coveted ‘Financial Inclusion Platform of the Year’ Award.

In recognition of its Financial Inclusion initiatives across Africa, Ingenico Group also received the Awards for ‘Best Mobile Money/Card Combination’ and ‘Best Data Monitoring Solution’.

The Kalahari awards are dedicated to acknowledging creativity, commitment and excellence in the mobile financial services across Africa.

Each award is given based on a number of criteria, including geographic market penetration, on-going of commercial campaigns, regulatory compliance, cross-sector partnerships, active deployments and future potentials for further growth.

“We are very proud to be the ‘Financial Inclusion Platform of the Year’ Award winner, and very honored to be rewarded with 3 Kalahari awards”, commented Rachid Oulad Akdim, Africa Managing Director, Ingenico Group.

“Ingenico Group leverages both its in-depth market knowledge and technology to enable its customers to have a long-lasting, positive impact on developing communities, while still growing their business and contributing to positive economic growth.

These awards confirm our strategy as we are committed to pursue our vision to deepen financial inclusion and offer the African market evermore empowering services and solutions.”