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Full List of 2020 Digital Impact Awards Africa Winners.

The 2020 Digital Impact Awards Africa were successfully held on Friday 11th December at Mestil Hotel, Kampala; attracting C-Level Executives and senior Digital, Finance and IT executives. The Awards were a culmination of the Digital and Financial Inclusion Summit that happened on the same day. Digital Impact Awards Africa is a platform that promotes Digital […]

#IncludeEveryone: Nominees for the 2020 Digital Impact Awards Africa – #DIAA2020 released.

#DIAA2020 #IncludeEveryone #LevelOneProject 17/11/2020 For Immediate Release. HiPipo; the organizers of the annual Digital Impact Awards Africa have today released the list of nominees for the 7th edition of the annual Digital Impact Awards Africa (#DIAA2020).  Digital Impact Awards Africa is Africa’s most important gathering of C-Level Executives and senior Digital and IT executives. The […]

#IncludeEveryOne: Entries’ Submission for the 2020 Digital Impact Awards Africa – #DIAA2020 kick off.

For Immediate Release. HiPipo; the organizers of the annual Digital Impact Awards Africa have started receiving entries for the 2020 Digital Impact Awards Africa (#DIAA2020).  Digital Impact Awards Africa is Africa’s most important gathering of C-Level Executives, and senior Digital and IT executives. The kick-off of the entries’ submission marks the start of a comprehensive […]

FinTechs urged to tap into Women entrepreneurs

Our Reporter. Ugandan Financial Technology (FinTech) companies have been advised to involve more women in the conceptualization, designing and development of Fintech products and solutions that can tap into the underserved market segment of Ugandan women entrepreneurs. Damali Ssali, a Chartered Accountant, Business and Trade Development Expert, says that in a country where 48 per […]

“People not only buy your product but buy into you. Be smart because you are the business yourself,” Doreen Lukandwa told Young Developers.

For Immediate Release. 17th, September, 2020 – Doreen Lukandwa; the Head of Marketing and Customer Success at Beyonic Uganda has urged start-ups to pay special attention to both customers’ acquisition and retention as these two are core pillars of business success. While delivering the final mentorship session at the just concluded Women in FinTech Hackathon […]

There is no ‘perfect product’. Go to Market but continue improving your product – Primera Muthoni tells Young Developers.

For Immediate Release. 16th, September, 2020 – Primera Muthoni; a Products Specialist at MTN Uganda, Leading Innovator and Entrepreneur has today challenged young developers to always ensure that they execute a proper product roll-out plan because ‘Going to Market’ is as important as Product Development. Primera Muthoni said this while delivering a mentorship session around […]

Financial Management is as important as Product Development – Damali Ssali.

For Immediate Release. 15th, September, 2020 – Damali Ssali; a Ugandan Chartered Accountant, Financial Inclusion Advocate, Business and Trade Development Expert has today urged start-ups to prioritize both proper financial management and quality products development because both are critical to the success of any business. Damali Ssali made these remarks while delivering a mentorship session […]

Be Confident and Accept Humble Beginnings – Prof Maggie Kigozi tells Young Developers.

 For Immediate Release. 14th, September, 2020: Prof Maggie Kigozi; a Ugandan Business Champion, Investment Promotion Expert, Entrepreneur, Farmer, Feminist, Chairperson of the Africa Scout Foundation and Senior Consultant at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has today asked young developers to work on their confidence and also respect humble beginnings. “Confidence is key for […]

Women in FinTech Hackathon underway.

For Immediate Release. 13th, September, 2020: The first of its kind Women in FinTech Hackathon is currently underway in Kampala with 15 women led and dominated teams taking part. The participants are conceptualizing and developing different financial inclusion products with special focus on women in areas such as payments, lending, saving, e-commerce, e-education and e-agriculture […]

15 Teams shortlisted for Women in FinTech Hackathon.

For Immediate Release. 09th, September, 2020: As part of its on-going Financial Inclusion efforts in Uganda and across Africa, HiPipo is implementing the Women in FinTech hackathon and summit this month. Today, 15 women led teams have been announced for the Women in FinTech hackathon slated for 12th to 17th September at Hive Colab, Kamwokya, […]

Initiative to Increase Women in FinTechs Kicks off.

Story by Daily Monitor.   An initiative aimed at having more women involved in the Financial Technology (FinTech) ecosystem has been unveiled. This development comes at a time when there is negligible women involvement in FinTech; a fact that according to Louise Brett, the head of FinTech at Deloitte UK somewhat makes FinTech “an industry […]

Registration for Women in FinTech Hackathon kicks-off.

For Immediate Release. 17th, August, 2020: As part of its on-going Financial Inclusion efforts in Uganda and across Africa, HiPipo has today unveiled the Women in FinTech hackathon and summit. Slated for 12th to 17th, September, the Women in FinTech hackathon will have developers convening to develop financial inclusion solutions that address their communities’ needs, […]