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FirstBank: Redefining the ‘heritage of first’ with smart digital banking

By Ehime Alex, (National Accord) As information technology evolves rapidly, the disruption or advancement in the banking sector will continue to be digitised. Only the bank that can transform itself into truly effective digital organisation and embrace the changes in digital technologies and consumer...

Nigeria’s local FinTech firm eyes African expansion

By Kokumo Goodie, Lagos, Nigeria Financial technology (FinTech) firm, Global Accelerex, says it is expanding its footprint in sub-Saharan Africa, having fully established itself as the Fintech firm of choice in Nigeria. In a statement, its Managing Director, Tunde Ogungbade, said the firm had positioned itself...

Fintechs Are Disrupting the Nigerian Banking Industry

The Nigerian financial sector has significantly grown in leaps and bounds; thanks largely to technology. Currently, the services of banks have been automated. Customers are no longer required to visit their brick and mortar branches to perform any transaction. With their smartphones, they can process...

HashCash partners Nigerian fin-tech startups to tackle financial exclusion crisis

New York, Sep. 04, 2018 -- Conventionally one is prone to associate blockchain exclusively to cryptocurrency, often bypassing the technology's versatility to solve a wider range of financial problems. Take for example its increasing demand by governments and commercial organizations to resolve the contention...

6 things we learnt from the FirstBank Digital Lab launch

Home  Business News  Companies Business News Companies Sponsored 6 things we learnt from the FirstBank Digital Lab launch By NM Partners - July 7, 2018 0 On Thursday July 6, 2018 FirstBank launched its Fintech and Innovation lab in Yaba and we are still reeling from the awesome event. Here are some of...

Fin-tech group hosts London Mayor, IMF’s Amine Mati

As the umbrella body for the coordination of Fintech activities in Nigeria, Fintech Association of Nigeria has continued to attract attention from the international community as it hosted a team of the International Money Fund, headed by the Senior Resident Representative, Dr. Amine Mati. The...

FirstBank to grow Nigeria’s Fintech ecosystem with digital lab launch

FirstBank is planning to launch a digital lab, which will serve as a platform for the bank to collaborate and advance with the financial technology ecosystem. The lab, located in the Yaba area of Lagos, is expected to stimulate innovative solutions to real-life challenges, bringing...

Nigeria’s Local Bank Inaugurates Keyboards Payment Solution

Fidelity Bank Plc has inaugurated an innovative solution, tagged “Flashkey”, designed primarily to allow customers send money and pay bills using their phone keyboards without recourse to online banking platform. The bank said that Flashkey, a ground-breaking initiative was designed to enable customers and members...

7 Fintech Start-ups to Watch in 2018

Insights from a global seed-stage investor in fintech for the underserved   We’re in the middle of a fintech boom that could change the world. As a seed-stage investor in fintech for the underserved, Accion Venture Lab continues to see innovative startups increasing access to, reducing the...

CBN tasks FinTechs on utilization of bank’s customer data

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is worried about the non-utilisation of data at banks, saying they are not been utilised adequately by the financial institutions. As such, the apex bank has called on Financial Technology startups (FinTechs) to explore and use open data. These were...
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