Director of Fintech and Innovations Office of Bank of Ghana, Mr. Kwame Agyapong Oppong presenting the award to the Governor of Bank of Ghana, Dr. Ernest Addison
Bank of Ghana was on Wednesday, 16th November, 2022 presented with the “Best FinTech Policy of the Year” award, under the Innovation and Excellence Awards category at the Connected Banking West Africa Summit, 2022.
The award is in recognition of the various policies of the Bank of Ghana that have fostered digital financial services, accelerated financial inclusion and positioned Ghana as a preferred destination for FinTech business in the West African sub-region.
Industry watchers and pundits are of the opinion that Ghana’s FinTech ecosystem is poised to grow at an accelerated pace following the establishment of the Regulatory Sandbox to serve as a regulatory forbearing environment to nurture innovative financial products and business models.
The Connected Banking Summit is an annual FinTech industry flagship programme of the African continent organised by the International Center for Strategic Alliances (ICSA). The summit brings together captains of the financial service industry, FinTechs, policy makers, regulators and technology service providers to dialogue and exchange ideas on emerging trends in FinTech and deploy technology to engender inclusive and safe financial services in Africa.
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