Cassava Fintech, Comviva Win East Africa Com Award 2018

Anil Krishnan,, Head Africa Region, Comviva

Nairobi, Kenya, June 4, 2018: Cassava Fintech and Comviva have jointly won the East Africa Com Award in “Fintech Innovation Award” category for EcoCash Merchant Payments powered by mobiquity® Money.

The award was presented recently at Radisson Blu Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. This was the inaugural edition of East Africa Com Awards, where six awards were presented.

Commenting on being selected as the winner for the award, The Chief Executive Officer of Cassava Fintech Zimbabwe Mr. Eddie Chibi said: “As Cassava we endeavor to operate wherever money changes hands, with an ambition to drive financial inclusion, digital payments and lead the adoption of e-Commerce in Africa.

We are committed to constantly seeking out new ways to deliver innovative digital transaction solutions which makes it easier and provides convenience to our customers in a manner which solves their real life problems in a meaningful way.

The scale to which our merchant payments service has reached is testimony to the fact that technology can be effectively used to help uplift the life of the people. We are humbled and grateful to be the recipient of this award.”

Anil Krishnan, Head of Africa Region at Comviva said: “We believe that fintech solutions that cater to the necessities of the people on the ground have the power to bring financial revolution in Africa.

EcoCash in Zimbabwe is one such service which has replaced cash and is helping in alleviating the cash problem. With EcoCash Merchant Payments we are proud to be instrumental in accelerating the digital payments growth in Zimbabwe.

The award validates our efforts in bringing innovative fintech services to the forefront.”

East Africa Com Awards celebrate the achievements of the people and companies at the forefront of digital transformation in East Africa.

The award recognizes individuals and organizations that have innovated to bring digital disruption and benefit the people of the region.

Instructively, EcoCash merchant payments are powered by Comviva’s mobiquity® Money platform. mobiquity® Money delivers a host of mobile money services that transforms the way consumers save, borrow, transfer and spend money.

It is designed to seamlessly integrate consumer touch points with a wide ecosystem of banks, billers, merchants and third-party payment systems, creating a convergence powered by interoperability.

Apart from delivering convenience to consumers, the solution enables financial service providers to acquire new customers, create long-term loyalty with existing ones, and seize new revenue opportunities to increase their footprint in the market. mobiquity® Money empowers financial service providers to be agile in their markets, with complete focus on the customers. mobiquity® Money has clocked over 60 deployments in more than 45 countries.

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