Organiser of The Nigerian FinTech Awards, an integral part of the week long Lagos Fintech Week, will recognize and reward innovation in the use of information technology in the financial industry as well those who have contributed to its success.
A statement signed by chairman of the organizing committee, Dr. Yele Okeremi, informed that there will be a total of over 13 different award categories to vie for when The Nigerian Fintech Awards comes up in April at the Oriental Hotel, Lagos.
The awards will promote the Best Research in Fintech in order to encourage more Fintech companies and technology startups to invest in research as a strategy to deepen products offerings and extend usage beyond our shores.
According to him, the most important award at The Nigerian Fintech Awards would be the Fintech Startup of the Year.
While elaborating on the awards, he said that the “judges seek a FinTech start-up business (business or core service launched in the past 18 months) that has disrupted the financial services sector with new and innovative services, created competition and transformed the way we experience financial services”.