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Cellulant Wins Best Payment, Transfer Coy Award

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Posted: Nov 9, 2016 at 3:15 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

 

The African Fintech awards where innovative and disruptive FinTech companies are awarded is an integral part of the Finance Indaba Africa, a conference & expo for finance professionals across the continent, endorsed by companies such as IBM, SAP, KPMG etc.

With over 500 entrepreneurs,bankers, investors, and advisors in attendance Cellulant emerged as winner in the best payments and transfer company  in Africa category, ahead of companies like Interswitch, Paga, e-transact, voguepay and others, because of its unique blend of financial technology & agriculture.

Cellulant is the technology company providing the payment platform that has transformed input distribution across the continent in programs such as the Growth Enhancement Support Scheme (GESS) of the Nigerian Government and the Agriculture transformation agenda of the African Development Bank (AfDB) in countries such as Liberia.

Prior to this award, the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Nigeria Agricultural Awards recognised Cellulant as an outstanding contributor and Provider of Technology Platform in 2015.

The Cellulant platform,Agrikore popularly known in Nigeria, Liberia and other African countries as e-wallet platform has enabled an ecosystem that connects governments, donors, financial institutions, merchants, mobile network operators and the consumer to create a single one-stop shop for a seamless digital payment experience.

Cellulant has connected more than 50 banks, 40 mobile operators, over 100 merchants and 200 businesses; touching the lives of more than 40 million consumers across Africa. At the African Fintech Awards,merging financial technologies and Agriculture made Cellulant to stand out among the numerous companies in the category.

On the award, Mr BolajiAkinboro (CEO – Cellulant Nigeria) said “we are humbled and happy to be recognized as the Best Africa Payments and Transfers Company2016. This award is a reflection of the hard work and dedication of the amazing team of people at Cellulant Group”.

The co-founders of CellulantMr. Ken Njoroge and Mr BolajiAkinboro described the company as “a leader in digital financial services that specializes in mobile & other forms of e-payments”.

Cellulant operates on the African continent in Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Malawi, Liberia, Ghana & Togo.