SMEs and Ventures

Hiveonline Among Finalists Announced for the 2021 Fintech Innovation Challenge

Hiveonline, a company that uses blockchain technology to build sustainable digital economies for communities of farmers in five countries across sub-Saharan Africa, including Nigeria, is among the four finalists announced for the third annual Fintech innovation Challenge holding on October 12th, 2021.

The other three finalists are Mosabi, People’s Pension Trust and Boost Capital.

Fintech innovation Challenge

Mosabi features AI-driven digital learning that helps grassroots entrepreneurs and MSMEs in sub-Saharan Africa to improve financial and business decisions and behaviors. 

Boost Capital enables end-to-end digital microlending technology based on innovative chat-style applications, allowing MSMEs in Cambodia to receive loans more conveniently and cheaply using smartphones for both uncollateralized and collateralized loans. 

People’s Pension Trust offers voluntary, flexible and digitally driven retirement products, particularly for informal workers in Ghana, to promote financial inclusion by ensuring they have a better tomorrow.

The four finalists will compete on October 12th when two winners will emerge!

Two winners who will each receive a slate of new prizes, including a customized UX design guidance session furnished by Visa Inc., an exclusive pitch meeting and feedback session with Women’s World Banking Asset Management Team, four 1:1 leadership coaching and feedback sessions with one of Women’s World Banking’s executive coaches, and up to $4,000 to be applied towards the cost of any NYU School of Professional Studies continuing education courses or certificates. 

The 2021 Fintech Innovation Challenge is organized by Women World Banking and sponsored by the Bill and Melinda gates Foundation, EY, Novi, Australian Aid, Sida, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Australian Government, Visa and NYU

Watch the finalists present their solutions at a virtual event on
October 12th, 9AM EDT!
Register Here
Learn more about the event here.

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