An official of Stanbic (in jacket) interacting with some finalists
The Stanbic Money App Challenge, which started in March, this year, has ended.
Awards would be presented to 10 finalists on for 9th September, 2016.
The App Challenge, a national mobile app development competition, which forms part of the bank’s corporate social responsibility, aims at engaging programmers and software teams to create innovative financial education tools.
Twenty-five financial literacy app prototypes built for Android and IOS platforms were submitted for the App Challenge.
The apps had various ingenious tools designed to help people better understand how to manage their money and achieve their financial goals.
Each submission was evaluated, and the 10 finalists were determined based on conformity with financial literacy, creativity and originality of solution, viability of the concept, and thoroughness of the submitted materials in compliance with contest requirements.
During the interactive review session with the judges on 19th August, the 10 finalists demonstrated how their various apps worked.
The finalists included Easy Finance, Finance Now, FinTimes, Kasanoma, Kudify, Money Matrix, Sikapong, Stanbic Saver, Y2K and Zealous.
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