Category: Awards

#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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

#DIAA2019. 12 Days to close submission. JUNE 30 2019

#DIAA2019. 12 Days to close submission. JUNE 30 2019 The 6th edition of the digital impact awards is here. All individuals and companies leading the digital and financial inclusion revolution are encouraged to submit their entries in the over 20 categories listed on the project portal. This is a critical process and highly impacts the […]

WINNERS #DIAA2018 #INCLUDEEVERYONE

  Winners 1.        Best Digital Financial Service Platform  Mahindra Comviva Mobiquity 2.        Best Payments Product  Lipa na M-Pesa 3.       Best Fintech Revolutionary Product  M-KOPA for Energy 4.       Best Financial Services for the Poor Enabler  M-Pesa 5.       Best Telecom App  My Vodacom 6.       Best Banking App  Stanbic Bank Mobile 7.       Best E-Commerce Platform  Jumia 8.       Cybersecurity […]

Kenya’s Bill Gates – Kamal Budhabhatti to deliver Keynote at the 5th Digital Impact Awards Africa.

  Kampala, Uganda, (30, August 2018) Digital Impact Awards Africa is fast streamlining production and consumption of Digital Financial Services across the continent. Today, the DIAA advisory board announced that Mr. Kamal Budhabhatti; a noble entrepreneur who Forbes refers to as Kenya’s Bill Gates will deliver  the keynote address at the fifth Digital Impact Awards […]

#DIAA2017 List of Winners

Category Winner DIAA Investment Leadership Award Prof Maggie Kigozi Digital Brand of the Year MTN Best Digital Financial Service Platform for Africa Mahindra Comviva Mobiquity Best Mobile App for Africa My Vodacom App Best Online Banking Standard Chartered Bank Best Mobile Banking Stanbic Bank Best Digital Embrace by Microfinance Institution Pride Microfinance Best Technology Brand […]

Payments Solutions for the Poor – #DIAA2017

While mobile financial services are now available in many emerging markets in Africa, active usage as a factor of sustainable financial inclusion still desires to be improved by bridging the crucial gap between registration (account opening) and active usage. This will require providers to design products and services that are not simply ‘great ideas,’ but […]

Prof. Maggie Kigozi to receive DIAA Investment Leadership Award.

Kampala, Uganda; Former Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) Executive Director, also senior consultant at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Prof. Maggie Kigozi will receive the 2017 Digital Impact Awards Africa (DIAA) Investment Leadership Award. The prestigious Award will be presented on 22nd September at the Kampala Serena Hotel by Hon. David Karubanga, the state […]