Interswitch boss calls for sustenance of electronic payment policies post COVID-19

Following the outbreak of COVID-19, more Nigerians have embraced electronic payments as a means of avoiding physical contact around cash handling. For this momentum to be sustained after the pandemic, good policies that drive value for customers must be implemented by the Apex bank, commercial banks and Fintech companies. This was the view of Interswitch’s Founder and Group Chief Executive Officer, Mitchell Elegbe while speaking at the 14th Annual Nigerian Bar Association’s Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL) tagged “Business Unusual: Digital acceleration for growth in a new world”. The two-day…

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Businesses need more than just money to thrive – Elegbe, Interswitch GMD

The Founder/GMD of the Interswitch Group, Mitchell Elegbe, has said that although money is necessary, it is not sufficient enough to make a business thrive. He explained that it was more important for entrepreneurs to identify the problems they are trying to solve before venturing into any business. Elegbe made this call while giving the keynote address at the annual Lagos Business School MBA Entrepreneurship Expo and Contest with the theme: ‘Entrepreneurship and business innovation’. He highlighted that the more value customers perceive, the more they are willing to pay…

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Interswitch group commemorates International Girls in ICT Day

To mark the International Girls in ICT Day, 2020, Interswitch Group, a leading Nigerian Pan-African digital payment and commerce Solutions Company, joined the world to celebrate and encourage young girls in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector. With this year’s theme being: “Girls in ICT: Inspiring the Next Generation”, two tech women at Interswitch took to Instagram Live, to share their journey through tech while celebrating girls and young women consistently striving to reconstruct the ICT narrative. They were Eddidiong Asikpo and Ifeanyichukwu Onwurah, both of whom shared their…

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Interswitch boss mentors young entrepreneurs at CcHUB

Group managing director / founder, Interswitch Group Mitchell Elegbe, has advised business owners to identify problems in their environments and find ways to create solutions for them, noting that businesses earn more by solving real problems. Speaking on Thursday, November 28, 2019 during a Breakfast Chat series at the Co-creation Hub (CcHUB), Yaba, Lagos, Elegbe stressed on the importance of identifying the reason for embarking on a business venture – to solve a problem or make money. He explained that to stand out in business, it is important to identify…

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Interswitch opens platforms for easy 2019 JAMB / UTME registration

Following its accreditation by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to provide ePINs and forms for candidates looking to register for the JAMB/UTME examinations, Interswitch, a foremost Pan-African digital payment and Commerce Company, has announced the opening of its platforms for the 2019 JAMB/UTME registrations. Prospective candidates seeking to register for the 2019 JAMB/UTME examinations, can easily obtain their ePINs and forms from enabled Interswitch platforms such as Quickteller Mobile App/Web, Quickteller Paypoint (Agents), via payment with Interswitch WebPAY on JAMB’s website and through payment using Interswitch Paydirect at…

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