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hela.money Selected as One of the 25 Startups for the AWS Africa Fintech Accelerator

Hela.Money, a leading Web3 financial technology (fintech) company, is pleased to announce its acceptance into the highly prestigious AWS Africa Fintech Accelerator program. This partnership marks a significant milestone for Hela Money and reinforces its commitment to revolutionizing the financial landscape in Africa.


The AWS Africa Fintech Accelerator, a first-of-its-kind initiative in the region, is aimed at supporting and nurturing innovative fintech startups. With a focus on leveraging cutting-edge technology and cloud computing solutions, the program equips selected startups with the tools, resources, and mentorship necessary to scale their businesses rapidly.


Out of a competitive pool of applicants, Hela Money emerged as one of the 25 chosen startups to participate in the accelerator. This recognition speaks volumes about Hela Money’s potential to make a lasting impact in the fintech sector and further solidifies its position as a trailblazer in the African financial ecosystem.


“We are thrilled to be selected for the AWS Africa Fintech Accelerator,” said Thomas Mariwa, CEO of Hela Money. “This is a tremendous opportunity for us to collaborate with AWS, a global leader in cloud computing, and gain invaluable insights and support to accelerate our growth. We are excited to leverage the program’s resources to enhance our technological infrastructure, expand our customer base, and drive financial inclusion across Africa.”


As part of the accelerator program, Hela Money will receive technical guidance, business mentorship, and access to AWS’s extensive network of industry experts. The startup will leverage AWS’s robust cloud computing infrastructure to enhance its existing suite of financial products and services, ensuring a secure, scalable, and seamless experience for its customers.


The AWS Africa Fintech Accelerator will enable Hela Money to explore new opportunities, collaborate with industry peers, and gain exposure to potential investors and strategic partners. By leveraging the power of AWS’s technology and expertise, Hela Money aims to enhance its market presence, expand its offerings, and drive digital transformation in the African financial ecosystem.


“At AWS, we’re thrilled to be a part of Africa’s digital transformation, making core financial services accessible to more individuals and businesses. We believe that anyone regardless of their location, should be able to access innovative technologies and realize their dreams,” said Napa Onwusah, Start-up Segment Lead at AWS. “I am excited that the accelerator will be instrumental in empowering these startups to grow and scale their businesses.”


About Hela Money

Hela Money is a leading financial technology company dedicated to transforming the way people access financial services in Africa. Through its innovative mobile-based platform, Hela Money offers a wide range of digital financial solutions using blockchain and Web3 infrastructure, including digital payments, lending, and savings products. By harnessing the power of blockchain, Hela Money aims to bridge the financial divide, foster inclusive economic growth, and empower individuals and businesses across the continent.

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