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Kampala witnessed the commencement of the highly anticipated 2023 Women in FinTech Hackathon on the 10th of August, bringing together an impressive assembly of thirty (30) teams from Uganda and Kenya. Carefully selected from a pool of over 100 innovative submissions spanning the last two months, these participants are set to shape the future of […]

Kampala, Uganda – August 2, 2023: The anticipation is building as the stage is set for the 2023 HiPipo Women in FinTech Hackathon, with an impressive lineup of thirty (30) teams from Uganda and Kenya making it to the shortlist. The selection process was rigorous, meticulously curated from over 100 innovative submissions received in the last […]

The International Conference for Women Birders is scheduled to take place in Kampala from 6th to 8th December 2023. This conference marks a momentous occasion in the world of bird watching, as it aims to recognize and celebrate the contributions of women birders to the fields of birding, conservation, and environmental awareness. The theme of […]

The Digital Impact Awards Africa (DIAA), a prestigious platform dedicated to recognizing and celebrating African innovation in digital technology, financial inclusion, and cybersecurity advancement, has officially kicked off its 2023 nominations. As the DIAA prepares to mark a decade of transformative impact, the call for nominations signals the beginning of a journey towards recognizing and […]

The 2023 FinTech Landscape Exhibition concluded successfully on Thursday, July 6th, drawing the participation of more than 300 attendees, including government policymakers, tech giants, financial service providers, and over 40 FinTech companies.   The exhibition served as the pinnacle event of the 40 Days 40 FinTechs initiative, which featured 43 companies from Uganda and Kenya […]

HiPipo, a leading digital age organization with operations covering Digital Innovation, Financial Inclusion, Inclusive Finance, Events, Awards and Music, is proud to announce that it has been awarded the esteemed title of ‘Best Financial Inclusion Organization 2023 – East Africa’ for the second consecutive year at the highly regarded FinTech Awards organized by Wealth & […]

On average, corporate organizations spend at least Shs 80,000 annually on every employer to buy paper cards, popularly known as business cards. Sadly, when these people go out to network and give out paper cards, most of these cards end up in one’s pockets or laundry baskets the following day. It’s against this background that […]

PesaLink facilitates more than half a million transactions every month, showcasing its efficiency and popularity among users. #40Days40FinTechs #LevelOneProject Season 4 Day 42   Not long ago, the only way through which someone could transfer money from one bank account to another was through a cheque or an electronic funds transfer (EFT). These two processes […]

Steve Wanderi, a dedicated taxi driver from Kenya, recently adopted Little Cab, a digital ride-hailing service, in his quest to enhance the quality of his services. This decision has brought about remarkable transformations in his professional life. Wanderi notes that the biggest challenge for any cab driver is the lack of consistent clientele – but […]

With an impressive 23-year legacy, Craft Silicon stands as one of the most enduring and influential FinTech companies, boasting a clientele spanning over 30 nations across Africa and Asia. Their broad spectrum of services has demonstrated profound versatility, encompassing domains from microfinance to commercial banking, Islamic banking, digital banking platforms, anti-money laundering solutions, micro-lending, and […]