Technology

Sanofi Announces AfricaTech 2020 Challenges, Calls for Entries

Sanofi, a global biopharmaceutical company dedicated to improving the lives of people worldwide, is calling on technology entrepreneurs and startups in Nigeria to participate in its 2020 AfricaTech Challenge. AfricaTech is a lab dedicated by Sanofi at VivaTech to encourage open innovation by African technology startups. The AfricaTech Challenge initiative[…]

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Interswitch Expands Presence in Health-Tech Space Through Acquisition Of eClat

Lagos, Nigeria: October 30 2019:  Interswitch Limited, a leading technology-driven company focused on the digitization of payments in Nigeria and other African countries, has announced the acquisition of eClatHealthcare Limited, a Nigeria-based health technology company that aims to improve healthcare delivery in Africa. The deal was completed on September 30, 2019, and it involves Interswitch acquiring a 60% stake[…]

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InterswitchSPAK 2.0 begins airing November 2

Interswitch Group, a leading Pan-African integrated digital payment and commerce company, is set to begin the airing of the InterswitchSPAK 2.0 Television quiz competition on Saturday, November 2, 2019. The transmission will feature the Television quiz show which is a segment of InterswitchSPAK Switch-a-future initiative, a CSR initiative of the[…]

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Verve Card Scheme Set To Celebrate 10th Anniversary

• Grown From a Local to Global Brand • Plans Press Launch on September 27, 2019. Monday, September 23, 2019. Ten years ago, Verve, a leading payments technology and card scheme business in Africa, was launched by Interswitch Group to reduce, if not eliminate, the burden of cash payment settlement[…]

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InterswitchSPAK 2.0 Masterclass Holds August 19

Interswitch Group, a leading Pan-African integrated digital payment and commerce company, is set to host the second edition of the InterswitchSPAK 2.0 Masterclass on Monday, August 19, 2019, in Lagos.  The Masterclass is part of the InterswitchSPAK project, which is a CSR initiative of the company focused on driving increased interest in the study of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)[…]

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Quickteller Rewards Customers With Trips To New York, London and Dubai

Quickteller, a consumer payment platform of Pan-African integrated digital payments company, Interswitch, surprised three lucky customers with an all-expense-paid trip to the Interswitch One Africa Music Fest taking place in New York this month. The winners were drawn from a raffle draw that took place at Interswitch headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria on[…]

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Renmoney Wins Fintech Award for Innovation in Lending

 ​Renmoney, a leading fintech lending company, recently won the award for ‘Innovation in Lending’ at the 2019 edition of the Nigerian Fintech Award. The award ceremony was the highpoint of the Lagos FintechWeek conference which was held from April 23 to 25, at the Oriental Hotel, Lagos. The theme of the 2019 edition of the[…]

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Seeing beyond the big picture: How Interswitch is re-writing the Nigerian ‘brain-drain’ narrative

 • Trains Software Engineering Graduates under Developer Internship Programme• Highlights latent opportunities in talent export The exodus of talent from developing economies known as the ‘brain-drain’ syndrome remains a critical issue of concern, affecting not only the human resource development index of these economies but also cascading into numerous additional multiplier effects that militate against socio-economic[…]

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