Category: Conferences

#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 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, […]

E-commerce platforms urged to ensure real time settlements.

Our Reporter. Electronic commerce platforms have been urged to settle financial obligations they have with partner businesses on the same day to enable them have sufficient cash flows to keep them afloat. Speaking during the fintech Landscape exhibition at Sheraton Kampala Hotel, Damali Ssali, a trade development expert said that small businesses rely on daily […]

Customer centricity is key in promoting digital financial inclusion.

Our Reporter. Financial technology companies (fintechs) have been urged to ensure customer centricity in the development of digital financial products, as it will be key in enhancing financial inclusion. Speaking during the two-day fintech landscape exhibition to mark the end of the 40-days-40-fintechs project at Sheraton Kampala Hotel, Wendy Nanfo, the customer delivery supervisor at […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]