British Award for African Development

VoguePay Honored at 2019 BRAAD AWARD (British Award for African Development)

(Last Updated On: October 29, 2019)

Lagos, Nigeria. 25th October 2019 – VoguePay honored as “African Fintech Company of the Year” at the BRAAD Awards at The Grand Sheraton Hotel London, Mayfair. 

VoguePay, an online payment company was honored as “African Fintech Company of the Year” at the BRAAD Awards 2019, which was held under the wings of the African Disruptive Technology Conference 2019 in London. 

The BRAAD award is designed to recognize individuals and companies with outstanding achievements within the African and Diaspora, that focuses on innovative business ideas and entrepreneurship, whether it is through their work in the African communities in the UK or for their involvements in Africa.

According to Pauline Latham, a British Member of Parliament, The British Award for African Development is a fantastic initiative and provides an opportunity for individuals and companies to be recognised and celebrated for all they have contributed to African communities both in the UK and abroad.”

British Award for African Development
Honorable Jeremy Lefroy, MP presenting the award to Mr Michael Simeon VoguePay’s CEO

 

While acknowledging the award, VoguePay’s Co-founder and CEO, Mr. Michael Femi Simeon, thanked the organizers for the recognition.

He also noted that VoguePay is an international online payment company that combines the talents and experience of Africans and European finance sector best practices to deliver a modern way for making and receiving payments globally. “

“Today, VoguePay has enabled over 100,000 merchants to send and receive money in key markets like North Americas, South Americas, Asia, Europe and Africa, and has created job opportunities to many young people in the process.” 

 

The African Disruptive Technology Conference brought together professionals from different sectors like Telecomm, entrepreneurs, and finance.

Some of the dignitaries who attended the event were the UK Minister of State at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, the Honourable Andrew Stephenson MP, His Excellency Mr Fesseha Shawel Gebre, Ambassador of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Honorable Jeremy Lefroy, MP, Honorable Pauline Latham, OBE, MP, to mention a few.

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