CASHLESSAFRICA CHAMPION AWARDS 2017

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CASHLESSAFRICA CHAMPION AWARDS 2017

The CashlessAfrica Awards are given to organizations that have made a significant contribution to the digital financial services industry which is measured by their efforts to make financial services more accessible and impacting developments in Africa.

The Awards are dedicated to acknowledging creativity, commitment and excellence in the digital financial services industry across Africa. The awards honor the best of the breed across all sectors and segments covering financial technology providers, mobile network operators, financial institutions, mobile money providers, card services, financial institutions, application providers, regulators, microfinance organizations and individuals in the ecosystem in Africa and beyond.

The awards will be decided by an independent panel of expert judges based onsome criteria including: Geographic market penetration, on-going and evidence of commercial campaigns, regulatory compliance where necessary, cross-sector partnerships, active deployments and future potentials for further growth.

The judging takes place in early March 2017, and winners are announced at the CashlessAfrica conference in March 2017 in Lagos – Nigeria.

Eligibility

Award entry is open to all stakeholders in the remittance services industry with at least one active deployment or on-going partnerships in the Africa market. It is open to remittance providers, financial institutions, mobilemoney providers, microfinance entities, mobile network operators, independent firms, card processors and others.

ELIGIBILITY

Award entry is open to all stakeholders in the digital financial services industry with at least one active deployment or on-going partnerships in the Africa market. It is open to financial services providers, remittance providers, financial institutions, mobilemoney providers, microfinance entities, mobile network operators, independent firms, card processors and others.

ENTRY AND DEADLINES

Entries are free and can be submitted directly by the organization or partners. All entries must be received by: 6 PM GMT, February 28th, 2017. All qualified entries will receive the CashlessAfrica shortlist banner for website, internal and external media visibilities.

SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY IN THESE CATEGORIES

  • FINANCIAL INCLUSION PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
  • Micro Finance enabler platform
  • Remittance enabler platform
  • BEST MOBILEMONEY PRODUCT INNOVATION
  • E-COMMERCE SERVICE PROVIDER OF THE YEAR
  • BEST MOBILE MOBILE MONEY SERVICE
  • Best low cost remittance provider
  • BEST FINTECH START-UP
  • BEST DIGITAL TRAVEL PRODUCT / SERVICE
  • Remittance personality of the Year
  • FINTECH THOUGHT LEADERSHIP AWARD
  • E-PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
  • FINTECH PRODUCT INNOVATION
  • INNOVATION IN E-LENDING
  • BEST AGENCY BANKING PROVIDER
  • INNOVATION IN MOBILEMONEY
  • INNOVATION IN DIGITAL BANKING
  • BEST FINTECH-BANK COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR
  • Best money transfer company
  • INSURE-TECH STARTUP OF THE YEAR
  • BEST E-TRAVEL SERVICE
  • Best payment gateway provider.