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Innotribe’s Startup Challenge attendees selected the three most promising African FinTech companies during its third annual showcase in the region. The event was held in Abidjan, Ivory Coast on Wednesday 17 May, in partnership with SWIFT’s African Regional Conference.
Ecobank has announced the finalists in the ‘Ecobank Fintech Challenge,’ a competition for African technology start-ups. The list includes 20 innovators from across the continent. In addition to the fellowship program, the top three innovators will win cash prizes worth US$10,000, US$7,000, and US$5,000 respectively.
Village Capital and PayPal have announced the expansion of their investment readiness program for financial health entrepreneurs to several new regions, including sub-Saharan Africa.
Domestic banks are in the firing line as the world’s largest companies seek to streamline their global supply chain funding, according to East & Partners.
The role of the product manager is expanding due to the growing importance of data in decision making, an increased customer and design focus, and the evolution of software-development methodologies.