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bKash wins 7 prizes at Bangladesh Fintech Award

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  • 28 August, 2023 12:00 AM
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bKash wins 7 prizes at Bangladesh Fintech Award

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bKash, a mobile financial services (MFS) provider, clinched five awards and two honourable mentions in seven categories of ‘Bangladesh Fintech Award-2023’ for introducing innovative financial services to simplify the life of customers.

Zunaid Ahmed Palak, State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Division, handed over the prize to Kamal Quadir, founder and CEO of bKash at the award giving ceremony organised by Bangladesh Fintech Forum at a city hotel, said a press release.

In ‘MFS/DFS category’, ‘bKash Generation’ won the Fintech Innovation of the Year Award at the ceremony. In ‘Financial Inclusion’ and ‘Investment’ categories, bKash’s ‘five savings in one app’ won two awards.

bKash’s ‘digital nano loan’ won prize in digital lending category, and ‘bKash-Payoneer’ won prize in the category for remittance service. Besides, bKash received honourable mentions in ‘tech’ category for ‘bKash Loyalty’ and in ‘payment category’ for ‘bKash Synergy’.

Apart from receiving awards, Kamal Quadir, founder and CEO of bKash’ also talked at a fireside chat titled ‘Empowering Bangladesh: How Fintech is Shaping the Future of Finance’ moderated by Dr Syed Ferhat Anwar, former professor at IBA of Dhaka University.