July 8, 2014
Yesterday (7th July, 2014), global leader in seamless payment – Ingenico - announced its sponsorship of Seedstars World. This is a global competition that is designed to recognize as well as support innovative startups in emerging markets.
Our engagement in the Seedstars World project demonstrates our commitment to local development in Africa. It provides a great opportunity to get closer to local companies and markets fully in line with our multi-local strategy, stated Ingenico EMEA EVP, Jacques Behr, in a press release. For us, it’s important to combine global expertize with a thorough understanding of the forces driving innovation at the local level, he added.
The company also sponsored a process for converting waste into energy in Nigeria, as well as a way for Kenyans lacking a physical address to create and share a secure address via mobile phones.