‘Famous French poet, Victor Hugo (26 February 1802 – 22 May 1885) suggested many years ago that There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come. In other words, nothing can stop an idea whose time has come.’
If you live in Africa and still haven’t heard about Ecobank then you just might be living under a rock.(sorry…) With over a 1000 branches in 33 different African countries, Ecobank is making impressive strides in the African Banking terrain. Ecobank understands one truth – go digital or die. In order not to die, Ecobank began implementing a bank-wide initiative to Go Digital. Beyond doing that, Ecobank wants to power fintech startups in Africa. In essence, the cake is so large, they want to share it! They began this by launching the Ecobank Fintech Challenge in 2017.
With a simple mission, this startup company is building a financial service powerhouse in emerging markets including Africa. Tala has a goal to build a world where underserved people everywhere have financial access, choice and control.