TagPay wins Kalahari Award for Best Technology Enabler of Mobile Financial Services in Africa

VALUE ADDED SERVICES

|
Image: By BiztechAfrica
TagPay wins Kalahari Award for Best Technology Enabler of Mobile Financial Services in Africa

Tagattitude, the innovative French FinTech, has won a Kalahari Award for its digital banking platform, TagPay at the 6th Remittance and Mobile Money Expo, held in Lagos, Nigeria.

The award recognizes TagPay as the best technology enabler platform. With Near Sound Data Transfer Technology at its core, the TagPay platform can turn any mobile device into a payment tool, without changing its hardware or software. Be it a feature phone or a smartphone, the end-client can save, send and spend his money freely, right at his fingertips.

Financial service providers use TagPay to offer financial services directly on their clients’ mobile phones, thanks to a wide variety of channels, including IVR, the web and sound. With this specific channel, there is no need to depend on the USSD channel controlled by mobile network operators to process mobile transactions.

The TagPay digital banking platform manages all of the transactions that a bank needs: P2P money transfer, salary disbursement, bill payment, and transactions at the point of sale. TagPay also manages the entire branchless banking agent network, making it possible to follow and control all operations in real-time from headquarters.

Yves Eonnet, Tagattitude’s CEO, received the award in Lagos, saying : “It was a great honor. The award recognizes the impact that TagPay’s technology can have in building new financial service ecosystems in Africa. We have built TagPay, bringing the best technology to the table, in order to help financial institutions reach their financial inclusion goals.”

Yves Eonnet presented the case study of the Trust Merchant Bank, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Trust Merchant Bank’s mobile financial service, Pepele Mobile, powered by TagPay, helps the bank reach the last mile and bank the vast unbanked populations of the country.

The Kalahari Awards were presented at the 6th Remittance and MobileMoneyExpo in Lagos, Nigeria. Emmanuel Okoegwale, Principal Associate of Mobile Money Expo, oversaw the awards. “We congratulate all of the award winners today and it is our sincere hope that the honor will inspire better innovation in 2016 and beyond,” he said. “MobileMoneyAfrica is proud to be celebrating the 6th Kalahari awards, which celebrates innovative leaders in e-commerce, payments, remittances and mobile financial services.”

The Kalahari awards are dedicated to acknowledging creativity, commitment and excellence in the digital payments and remittance industry across Africa. The awards are given to organizations that have made significant contributions to the remittance and mobile financial services sector by making financial services more affordable and more available, thereby creating impactful developments in Africa.



Share the News

Get Daily Newsletter

Search News

comments powered by Disqus

MORE VALUE ADDED SERVICES NEWS

Uber offers cashless payments in Accra through SMSGH

Uber, the innovative app that connects riders with drivers, has revealed to Biztechafrica that it has partnered with SMSGH to provide mobile payments to the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA).  Read More

MTN drives insurance with IAS

MTN Business is set to empower insurance companies across Nigeria with an Insurance Automation Service (IAS). Read More

Integrated payment markets to fuel future growth

Congo registers strong demand momentum for international and cross-border money transfers, says TerraPay. Read More

Kirusa launches myGenie app, ad platform

Dr. Inderpal Mumick, Oluseyi Akinnibosun and Vishavjit Soni Kirusa, a global telecom and social media solutions provider, has launched myGenie app, a revolutionary free airtime App for prepaid Android users in Nigeria. Read More

Sterling Bank, AppZone’s CreditClub partner on unbanked customers

Sterling Bank Plc has signed up to AppZone’s CreditClub to leverage its agent network and banking technology platform to serve customers outside traditional branches. Read More

Africa offers potential for cashless payment

African countries share some of the world’s highest speeds of digital growth with people now constantly in pursuit of faster and more convenient ways of paying for goods and services. With the advances in technology, it is now possible to satisfy this demand at reasonable costs, delegates heard at ... Read More

Safaricom launches M-PESA bill manager service

Safaricom has launched a new service known as ‘Bill Manager’ that will enable customers to manage and pay bills via M-PESA all in a single transaction.   Read More

BankOne empowers 250 Microfinance Banks

One of Africa’s leading Information Technology platforms for micro finance banks, BankOne, has announced the signing up of its 250th client. Read More

Orange Money in France to allow money transfers to three African countries

Orange Money is available in Metropolitan France to enable Orange mobile subscribers in France to transfer money via their mobile to other Orange Money customers in Côte d'Ivoire, Mali and Senegal. Read More

Dar es Salaam gets Uber

Dar es Salaam has become the 475th city to join in Uber’s growing global network. Read More

PRESS OFFICES

Sage EnterpriseSAP AfricaTrust PayVMWareSamsung ElectronicsMitsumi DistributionPhoenix DistributionMTN BusinessSchneider ElectricMultichoiceMicrosoft 4AfrikaNetworks UnlimitedArbor NetworksEricssonTigo Ghana

FEATURED STORY

First-ever Africa Barclays Accelerator programme concludesFirst-ever Africa Barclays Accelerator programme concludes

Ten fintech companies have concluded the first-ever Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars in Africa.

 

IN DEPTH

Ethical Hacking students can’t get a heck of a jobEthical Hacking students can’t get a heck of a job

Botswana ethical hacking students report that they are failing to break into the local job market. 

COMPANY NEWS

The Tech Revolution: Sage Sets out the Vision for African Businesses

Sage, a market leader in cloud accounting software used its global Sage Summit 2016, held this week in Chicago, to outline its strong commitment to future technologies, ...