L-R: CEO/Lead Consultant, Ladybird Ltd, Bunmi Oke; Public Relations Manager, Moniepoint Inc, Bemigho Awala; Creative Manager, Moniepoint Inc; Jide Oladehinde and Group President, Red Slate Group, Obinna Aniche at the prize 2023 Brandcom Awards in Lagos
An exceptional affirmation of Moniepoint’s unparalleled contributions to Nigeria’s financial services sector came in the form of two distinguished accolades, at the prestigious 2023 Brandcom Awards. Moniepoint Inc. received critical acclaim as it earned the “Award for the Most Outstanding Fintech Company in Financial Inclusion,” while Moniepoint Microfinance Bank secured the “Award for the Most Outstanding Microfinance Bank in Consumer Engagement.” These accolades signpost the company’s remarkable commitment to enhancing financial inclusion and delivering outstanding services to its customers.
Now in its fifth year, the 2023 Brandcom Awards ceremony, held in a glitzy event at the Civic Centre, Lagos, brought together the crème de la crème of the marketing and communications industry. Brands, agencies, and notable players that have pushed the boundaries of creativity and innovation were recognized for their remarkable achievements with Moniepoint’s double win, a firm and unvarnished testament to the brand’s unwavering dedication to powering dreams for businesses and individuals while creating a society where everyone experiences financial happiness.
As the “Most Outstanding Fintech Company in Financial Inclusion,” Moniepoint Inc. continues to lead the way in making financial services accessible to all, particularly those in underserved and remote areas of Nigeria. It operates the largest distribution network for financial services in Nigeria through its subsidiaries, and has been awarded by the CBN in 2022 as the most inclusive payment platform in the country even as over 33 million people use their cards on Moniepoint’s POS terminals monthly across every local government in Nigeria.
Moniepoint Microfinance Bank’s recognition as the “Most Outstanding Microfinance Bank in Consumer Engagement” underscores the bank’s commitment to delivering exceptional services and ensuring that its customer obsessive culture remains at the core of its operations. By prioritizing consumer engagement and satisfaction, Moniepoint Microfinance Bank has been able to build trust and long-lasting relationships with customers while driving enhanced due diligence and innovative security solutions to engender compliance in the financial services value chain.
Commenting on the awards, Didi Uwemakpan, Vice President, Brands and Communications, Moniepoint Inc., expressed her gratitude and shared her vision for the future. “We are honored to receive these awards, which provide validation for the work that we do every day in providing innovative financial services, fostering inclusion and powering the dreams of millions. This is only the beginning as we will double down on delivering exceptional value to our customers via innovative products and services, leverage technology in more exciting ways to create engaging touchpoints in ways that redefine the banking experience and generally continue making a significant impact in the global financial services landscape.”
According to the convener of Brandcom Awards and publisher of Brand Communicator, Joshua Ajayi, “This recognition encompasses various aspects of consumer interaction, such as financial education, customer service, digital banking offerings, accessibility, responsiveness to customer needs, and community involvement, among others. Amongst all other nominated Fintech brands, our distinguished panel of assessors made up of experts and seasoned marketing and communications professionals came to the conclusion that Moniepoint stood head above shoulders among others in this category to emerge winner, considering that it has played a pivotal role in advancing financial inclusion by providing innovation and accessible financial solutions to underserved or unbanked individuals and communities in Nigeria. This award reflects Moniepoint’s commitment to addressing the financial needs of marginalized populations, reducing financial inequalities, and fostering economic empowerment. It has been our culture to celebrate and showcase excellence at our awards night each year based on our mantra of Prestige, Integrity, and Credibility”.
Moniepoint MFB, recently received the prestigious Rising Star Family Business Award Pwc/Businessday 2023 Family Business Summit while Moniepoint Inc was listed for the second year running amongst the 100 most promising private fintech companies by CB Insights and the reputable Financial Times named it Africa’s second fastest-growing company.