BDO Fintech Galaxy Challenge Finalists Pitch – 7Centies (6 mins)
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.