VoguePay.com, a secure payment gateway has won the “Best Fintech Startup” at the 6th edition of the Cashless Africa Award 2017, organised by Mobile Money Africa in Lagos recently. The event was attended stakeholders in the digital finance industry across Africa and globally.
VoguePay is a secure payment gateway launched in 2012 with the vision to make online, cross-currency payments and transactions safer, cheaper and more accessible for businesses, traders and consumers in Africa and internationally.
Principal Associate of MobileMoneyAfrica, organisers of the awards, Emmanuel Okoegwale, remarked that “the awards honour organisations that have made significant contributions to the digital financial services sector and are poised to make considerable market impact in the future. The Awards are dedicated to acknowledging creativity, commitment and excellence in the digital financial services across Africa.”
VoguePay won special recognition award as the Best Fintech Startup as a result of contribution to online payment in Nigeria and Africa in general.
It has offices in Lagos, Nigeria and the United Kingdom (U.K.) with expansion plans to other African countries.
While acknowledging the award, co-founder and Director of Marketing, Legal and Compliance, VoguePay, Geoffrey Weli Wosu, reiterated the firm’s commitment to excellence as the award came on the heels of several industry recognitions to VoguePay in 2016.
These include being honoured as the “best online payment in Africa” at African Achievers Awards, which Forbes Magazine rated as one of the most prestigious award ceremonies that represent the whole of the African continent.
In his remarks, Head, Digital Media and Strategy at VoguePay, Wole Ogunlade, noted that the award is well deserved given its innovative solutions as a payment bridge that connects Africa with the rest of the world.
He added that VoguePay is the biggest payment gateway by merchant size in Nigeria, and also serves customers in four continents including North America, Europe, Asia and Africa.
The Cashless Africa awards, which held as part of Cashless Africa expo celebrated innovative fintech solutions across 15 categories honouring individuals and corporates. Some of the award recipients across Africa include Diamond Bank, TransferTo and WorldRemit among others.
Source: G Business