Zeepay targets 150 m mobile money subscribers
26 July 2019
Zeepay, a leading African financial technology (fintech) company, is seeking to reach more than 150 million mobile money wallets in 20 African countries as it partners global remittance giants to transfer monies directly to these mobile money wallets.
Andrew Takyi-Appiah, Managing Director of Zeepay, speaking at the launch of Ria2Mobile in partnership with Ria Money Transfer and GT Bank in Accra, said the hope of Zeepay was to become a household name when it comes to remittance directly to mobile money wallets, not just in Ghana, but across the continent.
The innovative Ria2Mobile service, which enables Ria customers worldwide to send money directly into beneficiaries’ mobile money wallets across operators in Ghana, is part of a bold initiative launched by GTBank and Ria in 2017 that enables customers to receive remittances straight into their GTBank accounts.
Mr Takyi-Appiah said “we are grateful to GTBank and RIA for such a wonderful opportunity to do more through this initiative. Such opportunities are what have made it possible for Zeepay to reach over 150 million mobile money subscribers across 20 countries in Africa and become a household name in remittance termination on the continent.”
Already, the company, has since its inception, touched the lives of over 750,000 Ghanaians and looking to markets such as Uganda, Cameroon, Guinea, Mozambique, Rwanda, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania and Nigeria among others.