BDO Fintech Galaxy Challenge Finalists Pitch – 7Centies
Fintech Galaxy and AIM Startup, an initiative of the UAE Ministry of Economy, launched the BDO Fintech Galaxy Challenge to seek mature and early stage startups with game-changing innovations for the region’s financial services industry. The innovation accelerator is called on regional and international fintechs to present market-ready solutions that can address real business challenges identified in the financial services industry in the Middle East and North Africa region.
Michael Azer, the co-founder & CEO of 7Centies pitches his startup. 7Centies is a saving platform targeting youth, who are outside the reach of banks due to age restrictions. A Facebook AI chatbot categorizes youth and fights financial illiteracy. This leads them to a human-focused gamified mobile app, which helps build youth futures through micro-savings.