Nigerian Fintech Startup, Riby Finance Makes #1776Challenge Cup Finalists List
Lagos-based finance technology company, Riby Finance Life Technologies has made it as one of the 20 finalists for the 2018 1776 Challenge Global Cup. Riby made the list after a period of voting by supporters and well-wishers.
Yes! We made the top 20 finalists for the 2018 Challenge Cup!. We are grateful to everyone who took out time to vote. Thank you for your time and support.
— Riby (@Ribyfinance) February 6, 2018
Riby provides a simple and smart Finance management platform that allows cooperatives, company groups, employees, individuals, associations, and financial development institutions to manage their financial activities with ease using a myriad of unique features.
We can't do this without you…We are just few steps away from winning. We can make this happen. Visit https://t.co/nqRfP3Pjng and vote for Riby FLT. #Riby #1776Challenge #SupportAfricaStartups pic.twitter.com/gRVg8Q1l0M
— Riby (@Ribyfinance) January 19, 2018
Recall that Riby made the list of the annual Fintech 100 report compiled by KPMG and H2 Ventures. (You can read the full report here) . The Fintech 100 is a list of the most innovative Fintech companies across the globe. These are noted to be creating products and services at the juncture of technology and financial services and seeking to disrupt the existing processes and products that dominate the marketplace.
— Sam Ajadi (@sam_ajadi) December 4, 2017
1776 launched Challenge Cup was founded in 2013 to shake up the startup world. It sets set out to find the most promising, innovative startups around the globe while connecting and shining a light on startup ecosystems everywhere. The Challenge Cup has been organised in partnership with firm Revolution, an active champion for the emergence of entrepreneurial communities and startups outside of Silicon Valley.
It features 20 selected companies who have advanced through multiple judging rounds to travel to compete on stage at Washington, D.C.’s newest venue, The Anthem, where they would share new technologies, diverse ideas and innovative business models from around the world packed into one exciting evening.
Challenge Cup Global Finals is the culmination of this year’s 75-city Challenge Cup pitch competition. The global Challenge Cup competition continues to seek the most innovative startups solving the world’s most complex challenges.
Meet the 20 #startups competing at #1776Challenge Cup Global Finals and get your tickets to watch them pitch live and win a $100,000 investment from @Revolution at @TheAnthemDC! https://t.co/dJVHRMr8id
— Revolution (@revolution) February 6, 2018
Expanding from 50 cities last year to 75 this year, the entire program runs on 1776’s UNION network. UNION is a digital platform connects startup ecosystems together around the world, providing entrepreneurs everywhere the resources and tools they need to be successful.
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