Hello Paisa clinches award as top African Fintech firm

May 19, 2016 1:06 pm2 commentsViews: 18
Hello Group Directors 2015

Hello Group Directors 2015

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HELLO Paisa, the low cost international money  transfer company, has been was named the leading fintech company in  Africa.

The accolade has been conferred in Mauritius during the Society for  Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) African Regional  Conference which attracted up to 500 delegates from around the world.

Hello Paisa will now form part of a delegation along with two other  finalists to Sibos — SWIFT’s annual global financial services conference  in Geneva, Switzerland this year September.

Hello Group CEO, Nadir Khamissa, said through collaboration they were  building a mobile-first digital financial services ecosystem in Africa.

“This allows people to leapfrog into the digital financial service space  in the same manner that GSM allowed millions of Africans to leapfrog into  the mobile telephony space 20 years ago,” he said.

Cassim reiterated the group was proud to be acknowledged for efforts in  advancing in the fintech arena.

The Innotribe platform was a great opportunity for Hello Group to  knowledge share on areas that will catapult this industry to the next  level.

Hello Paisa launched in March 2015 as the first mobile remittance solution  in South Africa and has grown its offering considerably now servicing  individuals from Zimbabwe, Malawi, Nigeria, Kenya, India and Pakistan and
Bangladesh.

Hello Group as a business is at the forefront of technology and  technology innovation in an industry that is constantly changing and  growing.

“We are privileged to receive the recognition and the award; as it drives  us as an organisation to continue in our endeavours towards developing a sustainable financial service ecosystem,” Cassim concluded.

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