Ghana Start-up Wins FinTech Prize

Blockchain, FinTech, Innovation, Investing | May 8, 2017 By:

“The Fincluders Startup Challenge has been an eye opener for us, helping startups accelerate by giving them the opportunity to network and meet potential investors and partners,” said AgroCenta CEO and co-founder Francis Obirkorang.

Second place and a cash award of USD $10,000 went to liwwa, the first marketplace lender to small-to-medium enterprises in Jordan.

Third place and a cash award of USD $5,000 went to United Arab Emirates-based Democrance, a micro-insurance provider for low-income populations. Honorable mention went to Ghanaian FinTech company BenBen for its solution to provide access to blockchain-secured land transactions.

The SANAD Technical Assistance Facility provided finalists flights to Jordan and accommodations for the competition.