Korba CEO is Fintech personality of 2022
The Chief Enabling Officer of Korba, a wholly-Ghanaian-owned multichannel and interoperable digital payments platform, Nelson Da Seglah, has been adjudged the Fintech Personality of the Year (male category) at the Ghana Fintech Awards 2022.
At the same event Korba was also named as the co-recipient of the “Leading Fintech Solutions of the Year” award for 2022.
The event, jointly organised by Ghana Fintech and Payments Association and Arkel Consult and Management Services, recognises the role of industry players in driving last mile solutions, promoting Ghana’s competitive advantage in the FinTech space, and working towards building a resilient and inclusive financial system for economic growth.
Speaking after the ceremony, Nelson Korshi Da Seglah praised the hard work of his team at Korba and promised to deliver more.
“I am honoured to be the recipient of this year’s prestigious award which recognises players in the Ghanaian fintech space for their contribution to financial inclusion and the socio-economic development of the country.”
This award speaks to the energy and commitment that everyone at Korba brings to the table every day. It is through their hard work and determination to push the boundaries that continue to make Korba an industry leader in end-to-end digital payments.”
He said the awards would push team Korba to do more, to deliver truly revolutionary innovations to improve business performance and enable its customers to make payments, transfer funds and remit without boundaries.
Nelson Da Seglah’s Korba is an Enabler which leverages Financial Technology to deliver financial products and services to the last mile customer.
The platform currently hosts 5000+ active agents; and over 300,000 registered customers. Transactions on Korba are delivered through multiple channels, including Mobile Apps, USSD, WhatsApp and social media for Self Service as well as Assisted Service via Korba’s network of agents across the country.
The Fintech provides easy access to its services without any complications; enabling its’ clients to make payments via a unique USSD Short Code. Licensed by the Bank of Ghana as an Enhanced Payment Services Provider (EPSP), Korba has integrated with all banks (including rural banks), all mobile network operators and Insurance Companies in Ghana to provide a one-stop-shop for digital payments, collections and management, as it aggregates various products and utility service providers onto one platform. The platform offers customers the convenience of completing financial transactions (purchases, settlements, bill payment, premiums payments, contributions and dues) without having to visit the premises of the service providers thus saving them time and making their lives simple.