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Registration for 40 DAYS 40 FINTECHs kicks-off.

KAMPALA, UGANDA – May 13, 2020. As part of its on-going Financial Inclusion efforts, HiPipo has today launched the 40 DAYS 40 FINTECHs initiative with online registration currently underway. 40 DAYS 40 FINTECHs, running from  25th May to 5th July 2020 will have 40 Africa based FinTech companies get introduced to Mojaloop OSS and guided […]

Mojaloop Foundation set to boost Digital Payments in developing countries.

The availability and affordability of digital financial services (DFS) in developing countries is set to further improve with at-least 500 million people targeted as direct beneficiaries. This follows the recent formation and launch of the Mojaloop Foundation by global tech leaders, with its initial sponsors being Coil, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Google, ModusBox, Omidyar […]

Kamal Budhabhatti is Africa’s FinTech CEO of the Year.

HiPipo, through its Include Everyone program recently honoured ‘Kenya’s Bill Gates’ – Kamal Budhabhatti with the Africa FinTech CEO of the Year award. According to HiPipo CEO, Innocent Kawooya, “the Africa FinTech CEO of the Year award goes to an outstanding Chief Executive/Managing Director who has created or spearheaded cutting edge innovation, a FinTech leader […]

Dr Warren D Carew receives Africa FinTech Leadership Award.

Leading Digital Financial Services (DFS) technologist, Dr Warren D Carew was recently honoured with the Africa FinTech Leadership Award. The award was presented by HiPipo through its Include Everyone program. According to HiPipo CEO, Innocent Kawooya, “the Africa FinTech Leadership Award is presented to an outstanding individual or organisation that has persistently contributed to the […]

RE-THINKING FINANCIAL INCLUSION, EXPERTS advise.

Experts have advised financial institutions to rethink their digital strategies so as to have the targeted customers consume them. According to Dr Magie Kigozi, financial institutions need to do extensive research before jumping onto the bandwagon of digitization, with the assumption that it will reduce the cost of doing business and bring about convenience to […]

Mojaloop, Software for Financial Interoperability #HackMojaloop #IncludeEVeryone

First Published by New Vision. Mojaloop, a financial inclusion platform developed by ModusBox with funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has entered the Ugandan market with developers optimistic that it will solve financial interoperability challenges, especially across the mobile money operators. Mojaloop is an open-source software for financial services companies, government regulators, and […]

Bill Gates Bestowed with Africa’s Financial Inclusion Medal Of Honor – at #DIAA2019 #IncludeEveryone

HiPipo, through its Include Everyone program is delighted to celebrate global business leader Bill Gates with a Digital Impact Awards Africa honor, the ‘Africa’s Financial Inclusion Medal of Honor.’ The Africa Financial Inclusion Medal of Honor is awarded to an individual or organization that has made exceptional contribution to Africa’s Digital space, by specifically taking […]

#IncludeEveryone #DIAA2019 Winners

  #IncludeEveryone #DIAA2019 Winners Africa Africa Best Digital Enabler (Internet, Devices) MTN Africa Best Mobile App (FinTech and Telecom) Standard Chartered Mobile Africa Best FinTech Innovator Craft Silicon: Virtual Banking, Mobile Lending, E-Voucher, Agency Banking Africa Best Digital Financial Services Platform Ericsson – Gold Comviva – Silver Africa Best Digital Financial Services Integrator/Aggregator Craft Silicon Africa […]