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Social Lender named Ecobank Fintech Fellow

Developers, programmers and fintech innovators all over Africa are joining forces with Ecobank, the continent’s biggest banking ecosystem to transform finance through technology and innovation. Ecobank is challenging Africa’s new generation of entrepreneurs to find lasting solutions to the continent’s most pressing banking issues. Social Lender has been announced as one of the 20 innovators […]

Social Lender at Seamless Africa Conference, Cape Town

Social Lender Team will be at Seamless Africa Conference holding from the 14th – 15th of March at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Bade Adesemowo, Co-founder at Social Lender will be speaking at the Seamless Payments sessions. The conference seeks to explore the challenges, opportunities and trends that Africa’s leading banks and disruptors have to offer.

Social Lender is coming to Tanzania

Social Lender will be at the 2017 Fintech Fair organized by CGAP. The 2017 CGAP partners Event holds in  Dar es Salaam, Tanzania from February 7-9, 2017.   CGAP (the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor) is a global partnership of 34 leading organizations that seek to advance financial inclusion. Housed at the World Bank, […]

Social Lender featured in the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) DFS report

Social Lender was featured in the  International Telecommunication Union (ITU) focus group on Digital Financial Services (DFS) report.  The report identified and evaluated ID and authentication systems, both private and state-led for their use and impact on DFS and financial inclusion. The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is the United Nations specialized agency in the field […]

#SocialLender #Selfiechallenge on Facebook

We are  currently running #SocialLender #SelfieChallenge on our Facebook Page. It will run till September 15th and the Selfie with the most number of likes will win the prize. It is easy to enter. Just submit a cool group selfie with friends and post it as a comment below the post on the Social Lender […]

Social Lender BBC News Feature: How your social media reputation could secure you a loan –

Social Lender was featured in the BBC news feature article with the title “How your social media reputation could secure you a loan”. Find below some excerpts “For example, Nigeria’s Social Lender looks at borrowers’ social media profiles to assess their creditworthiness. One of the issues lenders face is that it is near impossible to […]