Leading electronic payment platform,VoguePay.com, has been adjudged the best emerging online payment platform in Africa at the African Information Technology and Telecom Awards (AITTA), held recently in Ghana.
The Information Communication Technology award, organised by InstinctWaves, publishers of MobileWorld magazine, recognised industry leaders across various categories including e-payment where VoguePay took the lead.
According to the Chief Executive Officer of InstinctWave, Mr. Akin Naphtal, the firm attracted the industry recognition as a result of its contribution to online payment in Nigeria, Africa and beyond. Other award recipients include the National Information Technology Development Agency(NITDA) for ‘local Content Promotion in Africa’ and Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) for ‘African Regulator of the year’ among other award recipients.
While receiving the award, Chief Executive Officer of VoguePay, Mr. Micheal Simeon, reiterated the company’s commitment to champion online payment security, stating that the firm’s financial framework was designed to meet International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS).
Launched in 2012, the firm was created with a vision to make online, cross-currency payments and transactions safer, cheaper and more accessible for businesses, traders and consumers in Africa and beyond. The platform offers both users and merchants an opportunity to transact without directly using their card or bank details.
Its integrated solutions and services are helping small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to power their online payment infrastructure by offering free online payment integration to serve an estimated market audience of 20 million SMEs in Nigeria.