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Kenya fintech firm wins ticket to Pan-African start-up pitch competition

Philipe Greinache, Partnerships – MEST Africa, Anson Knausenberger, Data Integrated Ltd, Mary Mwangi, CEO – Data Integrated, Yusra Abdallah, Manager, Partnerships – MTN Business.

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 4 – Data Integrated will represent Kenya at the MEST Africa Summit in Cape Town in the first Pan-African start-up pitch competition.

Data Integrated emerged top out of seven Kenyan start-ups that competed in Nairobi while Mobi Water and Btrack Global came in second and third respectively.

Data Integrated company showcased its services which include end-to-end enterprise payment solutions for SMEs.

The fintech firm provides end-to-end payment processing, business data analytics and payment aggregation having processed 5 million transactions worth Sh5 billion in 2017.

The company will participate in the final event at the MEST Africa Summit in Cape Town for a chance of 50,000 USD equity investment.

The MEST Africa Challenge will also offer a better view of the annual flagship event, the MEST Africa Summit in South Africa in June.

For two full days, MEST will let investors, entrepreneurs and corporates convene and exchange ideas how scaling up in Africa will accelerate the growth of our ecosystem.

MTN and Facebook are the Platinum and Gold sponsors of MEST Africa Challenge.

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