Ecobank is approaching engineers and pioneers with splendid thoughts for monetary innovation to share their vision of making Africa’s next huge fintech arrangement with them. Up to $500,000 will be won by technopreneurs who effectively pitch the most intriguing and feasible arrangements.
Application Deadline: fourteenth April, 2017
Offered yearly? Yes
Qualified Countries: Nigeria
To be taken at (nation): Top groups will be chosen to pitch at the bank’s Innovation Fair, which will be held at the worldwide home office of Ecobank in Lomé in May, 2017.
Qualified Fields: Teams are to submit applications tending to at least one of the accompanying difficulties
Predictive analysis using big data
Secured client authentication
Apps to work without internet connectivity
Micro Loan System
User experience optimizing solutions using machine learning and AI
Blockchain technology/solutions within Banking
Whatever other fintech arrangement.
About the Award: Ecobank is testing Africa’s new era of business visionaries to discover enduring answers for the landmass’ most squeezing banking issues. Submit passages in at least one of our key regions of enthusiasm for your Chance to win up to $500,000 financing.
Qualification: All African new companies and innovation trailblazers are qualified to apply for the test. They are to browse distinctive zones of enthusiasm as recorded on the site and construct a demo to fill in as model — candidates without demo would be excluded.
The Challenge is interested in both groups and people. Groups can submit answers for more than one test yet are constrained to just a single passage for each test (“Entry”). A sum of 20 groups will be chosen for the Ecobank Fintech Challenge occasion (“Event”), which will be held at the worldwide central station of Ecobank in Lomé in May, 2017.
People are not permitted to take an interest in numerous groups. Exchanging groups in the wake of applying is not permitted. Ecobank will take care of travel and convenience costs for up to two members from each group.
Number of Awardees: 20 groups
Estimation of Contest: $500,000
Step by step instructions to Apply: Interested members can apply here
Visit Contest Webpage for subtle elements
Grant Provider: Ecobank