Ecobank launches fintech challenge for start-ups

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Pan-African banking conglomerate, Ecobank, has launched a fintech challenge for start-ups.

The challenge is open to Africa’s entrepreneurs, innovators and developers, providing then with an opportunity to win $500,000 in funding as well as partner with Ecobank and roll out services across 36 countries.

It is challenging Africa’s new generation of entrepreneurs to find lasting solutions to the continent’s most pressing banking issues.

To paticipate, a startup needs to think of 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.

Alongside the funding opportunity, Submitting an entry can help you access a host of other exciting benefits that could help catapult your start-up towards success

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.

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