12 April, 2020.



(Award /Prize)


Ecobank Fintech challenge 2020
The Ecobank Fintech Challenge identifies Fintechs to provide them with support and access to Ecobank’s 33 African markets so they can grow to become true Pan African Fintech success stories.

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Interested Fintechs can apply by sending details of their product. These products must address one or more of a specific set of pain points which are:

  • Customer Experience.
  • Credit scoring.
  • Ecosystem aggregation.
  • Internal tools.
  • Any other relevant product categories.

The selected finalists participate in the Ecobank Fintech Innovation Fair, with the top 3 finalists winning cash prizes. All finalists are inducted into the Ecobank Fintech Fellowship, which affords them the opportunity to explore deals, integration and commercial partnership with the Ecobank Group.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Technology.
  • Business.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

 21 days.

Note: Shortlisted applicants will be notified by 3 May, 2020 and the finalists on 4 June,2020.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Being a Fintech on the African continent.

Opportunity Cost


  • The top three winners at the Challenge will be awarded $10,000, $7000, and $5000 cash prizes respectively.

How to Apply

First Step: sign up by using your Facebook or LinkedIn accounts or E-mail, then complete your profile.

Second Step: you will be asked about your startup including

  • The challenge you address.
  • Your team members and their contacts.
  • Some essay questions.

Third Step: provide a link of your demo work.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Rana Hassan/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Sama Saeed / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team