Paris-based startup Eversend, Africa’s first neobank won the Slush 100 Founder’s stage prize bagging US$110,000 worth of prizes.
Eversend is a one-stop financial services hub allowing Africans to exchange, save, manage and send money at the best possible rates, both online and offline.
Founded in 2017 by Stone Atwine and Emma Smith, the startup uses a digital wallet in the form of an app which is available in IOS, Android also USSD to provide financial services to the unbanked.
In addition to great attention from investors, media, potential partners and future team members, Eversend will receive exclusive services from Dottir, Sendgrid, Revolut, SEMrush, Hubspot and Google for Startups.
The value of these services adds up to US$110,000 (€100,000). Eversend will also receive tickets and Demo Booth to Slush 2020.
Slush 100 is a pitching competition where 100 early-stage startups are invited to pitch on the “Founder’s Stage” for a chance to be connected to leading investors, tech companies and industry tycoons, mentors, media and talent.
The competition is run during Slush conference, a gathering of 25,000 curious minds, including 3,500 startups and 2,000 investors that meets annually in Helsinki, Finland.
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