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Payment gateway VoguePay has walked away with the Best Fintech Startup Award at the sixth edition of the Cashless Africa Award 2017 presented by Mobile Money Africa.
The event was held at the Ballroom Oriental Hotel in Lagos, Nigeria on 25 March. A number of African and global stakeholders in digital finance attended.
VoguePay launched in 2012 with the aim of making online payments and cross-currency payments safer for businesses, traders as well as consumers. With offices in Lagos and the UK, VoguePay also serves clients in three other continents including North America, Europe and Asia.
“The awards honour organisations that have made significant contributions to the digital financial services sector and are poised to make considerable market impact in the future,” said Mobile Money Africa principal associate Emmanuel Okoegwale in a press release.
VoguePay will use its new momentum to expand throughout Africa
“The awards are dedicated to acknowledging creativity, commitment and excellence in the digital financial services across Africa,” Okoegwale continued. The head of digital media and strategy at VoguePay, Wole Ogunlade noted that his award was well deserved given the company’s innovative payment bridge.
The Cashless Africa Awards celebrated various innovative fintech solutions ranging across 15 categories, with winners such as Diamond Bank, TransferTo and WorldRemit to name a few.
VoguePay’s 2017 is off to a good start, carrying their momentum from 2016 as the current award is one of many the company received last year, mentioned VoguePay co-founder and director of marketing, Geoffrey Weli Wosu.
Last year, VoguePay took home the African Achievers’ Best Online Payment in Africa award which is held in high regard by Forbes.
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