Win up to $15,000 for African Startups in the Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2021

Are you a fintech on the African continent?

Then apply for the Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2021 for a chance to win a cash prize of up to

$15,000 as well as a once in a lifetime opportunity to pursue an integration with Ecobank

and launch products in Ecobank’s markets across Africa.

Application Deadline: September 20 2021


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  • Become a finalist, get inducted as an Ecobank Fintech Fellow and stand a chance to explore the following opportunities:
  • Once in a lifetime opportunity to to pursue integration with Ecobank and potentially launch products in Ecobank’s over 30 markets across Africa.
  • The top three winners at the challenge will be awarded $15,000, $12,000 and $10,000 cash prizes respectively.
  • Start-ups may be selected by Ecobank as a local country level partner in any of Ecobank’s 33 country ecosystems.
  • Fellows would be given access to a dedicated team to support on the Eco bank’s APIs test to enable them to improve their products for the Pan-African market.
  • Founders would be inducted as Ecobank Fintech fellows, granting them access and relationships to a vast network of global and African accelerators and potential investors as well as mentors.
  • The challenge offers opportunities for Fintechs to potentially integrate with Ecobank’s existing digital offerings.


  • Open to all Fintechs on the African continent.
  • They should have Africa focused or Africa relevant products.

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Application Instructions

About the Ecobank Fintech Challenge

The Ecobank Fintech challenge identifies and fintechs that are ready to scale and provides them

with support and access to opportunities in Ecobank’s 33 African markets. The goal is to

contribute their growth as potential pan African Fin tech stories.

Discover more opportunities from Ecobank.

Key Dates and Order of Program

  • The application is open till 11pm GMT, 20 September 2021.
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