Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2024

Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2024

Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2024 ($50,000 Cash Prize)

We are excited to announce that applications are now open for the Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2024, welcoming enthusiastic and innovative candidates from across the African continent. This prestigious opportunity invites Fintech companies to showcase their solutions and compete for the chance to win a grand prize of $50,000.

Company/Organization: Ecobank

Program Location: Across the African Continent

Program Duration: 1 Month and above

Available Slots: Several

Application Deadline: July 21, 2024

Basic Qualifications: Graduates

Nationality: African Nationalities

Ecobank Fintech Challenge ($50,000 Cash Prize) | Overview:

The Ecobank Fintech Challenge aims to identify and partner with Fintechs poised for growth, providing them with support and access to opportunities across Ecobank’s 35 African markets. Through this challenge, Ecobank seeks to nurture potential Pan African Fintech success stories.

Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for the Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2024, applicants must:

  • Originate from the African continent.
  • Submit details of their product along with a demo.
  • Address one or more of the specified pain-points, including Customer Experience, Financial Inclusion, Credit Scoring, Ecosystem Aggregation, Internal Tools, Payments, and other relevant product categories.

Program Benefits & Opportunities:

Participants in the Ecobank Fintech Challenge will have the opportunity to:

  • Facilitate multinational product rollout: Gain access to Ecobank’s expansive market and potentially launch products across its 30+ African markets.
  • Competition Cash Prize: The winner will receive a $50,000 cash prize with no strings attached.
  • Forge service provider partnerships: Start-ups may be selected by Ecobank as local country-level partners in any of its 33 country ecosystems.
  • Access Ecobank’s Pan-African Banking Sandbox: Fellows will receive support from a dedicated team to test Ecobank’s APIs and enhance products for the pan-African market.
  • Tap into a vast Partner Network: Founders will become Ecobank Fintech Fellows, gaining access to global and African Accelerators, potential Investors, and mentors.
  • Integrate with existing Ecobank digital offerings: Fintechs can explore opportunities to integrate with Ecobank’s digital platforms, including Ecobank Omni, eFSC, Ecobank Xpress, Ecobank Mobile APP or USSD, MasterPass™ QR, mVISA™ & mCash, and more.

Don’t miss this chance to showcase your Fintech solution and gain valuable exposure and opportunities within Ecobank’s ecosystem. Apply now and take the first step towards transforming the African financial landscape.

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: To be part of the Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2024, Interested and eligible fintechs can apply here. For more information about the challenge, please visit Ecobank Fintech Challenge.

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