Ghana’s Nokwary secures funding from Ecobank after winning fintech challenge

GHANA – Nokwary, a Ghanaian fintech startup, has secured US$10,000 Ecobank fintech challenge prize money after emerging the top startup in the competition. Nokwary, uses artificial intelligence (AI) to promote financial inclusion. The startup’s banking solution offers an opportunity for users to carry out transactions in their own language using popular social media channels like WhatsApp. The fintech challenge 1st runners up position went to South Africa’s Ukheshe, which went home with a prize money of US$700. Ukheshe developed a card acceptance platform that allows unbanked merchants to accept and…

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