Hello Paisa internationally recognised

May 6, 2016 7:53 am1 commentViews: 16

HelloPaisaLogo_Onwhite_HighRes (2)JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HELLO Paisa, an offering from leading service  provider Hello Group, has been announced as a semi-finalist in the 2016  African Start-up Challenge hosted by Innotribe, a network of fintech  experts.

This recognition reinforces Hello Groups’ commitment to transforming and building the future of the financial industry.

Hello Paisa is a mobile phone-based international money transfer service  that allows migrants in South Africa to send money all across the globe.

Hello Paisa was shortlisted from 89 applications in total and judges  measured the applicant’s ability to not only provide a pioneering  innovation for the future of the financial industry but also its ability
to execute.

As a successful semi-finalist, they will have complimentary coaching sessions with seasoned entrepreneurs who will give them sound advice ahead  of the formal pitches in Mauritius on 18 May, during a key conference.

“Africa has a wealth of knowledge and we should not just be influenced by global trends but lead in setting the agenda on a global platform,” says  Hello Group Chief Executive Officer, Nadir Khamissa.

The Start-up Challenge which is running for the third consecutive year, sets the pace for the local and global agenda in the fintech space, and  serves as an opportunity for knowledge sharing and engaging with industry  counterparts.

Hello Paisa Managing Director, Ahmed Cassim says, “We are honoured to be part of this tremendous platform amongst game changers, and believe as an  organisation, we can contribute to advancing the industry.”

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