Ecobank Group launches new initiative that targets businesses owned or managed by women

AFRICA – The Ecobank Group, a pan-African banking conglomerate, has officially launched a new initiative that targets businesses owned or managed by women across 33 markets, to contribute to the continent’s economic development and financial integration. The new ‘Ellevate‘ programme equips women with financing, business, and leadership training as well as financial tools and resources for success. This programme is designed to help women reach their full potential by empowering, growing and supporting them with customized financial and value-added solutions. Access to finance, perceptions of creditworthiness, gender discrimination, and violence…

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Ecobank Group and Google partner to deliver digital solutions SMEs customers

TOGO – Ecobank Group, the pan-African Bank, in collaboration with Google is helping to equip African SMEs with the necessary digital skills to navigate the rapidly evolving business world. The aim is to assist African businesses remain relevant and fulfil their potential by embracing digital capabilities.  Ecobank utilizes an eBanking product suite, which, according to a press release, will now integrate with Google functions like Google My Business and Google Ad products.  The suite provides “24/7 access” for customers and will assist with cash management, payment and collection needs that…

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Ecobank Transnational Incorporated announces changes on its Board

AFRICA – Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), the parent company of Ecobank Group, has announced the appointments of Dr George Agyekum Nana Donkor and Mrs Zanele Monnakgotla as its Non-executive Directors. Dr. Georges Agyekum Nana Donkor has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director to replace Mr. Bashir Mamman Ifo as the representative of Ecowas Bank for Investment & Development (EBID) on the Board of ETI. Dr. Donkor was recently appointed President of EBID following the retirement of his predecessor Mr. Bashir Ifo. Dr. Donkor is a Lawyer, Banker and Marketing Consultant…

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Ecobank Group announces 2020 Edition of Fintech Challenge

AFRICA – Ecobank Group, the pan-African banking group, is inviting African fintech entrepreneurs to enter the 3rd edition of the Ecobank Fintech Challenge. The Fintech Challenge gives African start-ups the opportunity to promote their fintech solutions, and potentially partner with Ecobank to roll-out their solutions across Ecobank’s 33 markets in Africa as well as France. All Finalists will be inducted as Ecobank Fintech Fellows, participate in a business boot camp followed by an Awards and Innovation Fair at the headquarters of the Ecobank Goup in Lomé, Togo in June 2020.…

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