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Axiom Zorn Triumphs at Alpha Pitch Competition during Africa Fintech Summit



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Axiom Zorn, an AgriTech startup specializing in Information Synergy, Data Mastery, and Credit Scoring to revolutionize Agriculture, Health, and Education for last-mile users in Uganda, secured victory at the Alpha Pitch Competition held at the 10th Africa Fintech Summit in Lusaka, Zambia.

The Alpha Pitch Competition, renowned in the startup ecosystem, featured 15 groundbreaking solutions from fintech startups, providing a unique platform for recognition, investment, and the advancement of financial inclusion initiatives in Africa.

At the heart of the Africa Fintech Summit, the Alpha Pitch Competition offered a prestigious stage for startups to showcase their cutting-edge innovations. Participants underwent evaluation by a panel of judges, industry experts, and potential investors, competing for substantial cash prizes and the coveted title of Alpha Pitch Competition Winner.

Carol Kakooza Kyazze, co-founder of Axiom Zorn, expressed gratitude for the award, emphasizing its significance in validating the company’s commitment to financial inclusion. She stated, “This recognition not only validates our commitment to financial inclusion but also provides the means to amplify our impact. We are excited about the opportunities this prize will bring, and we look forward to continuing our journey of transformation in the fintech ecosystem.”

Allen Najjuko, Partner Success Manager at Innovation Village, highlighted Axiom Zorn’s success as a testament to the remarkable talent and innovation within Uganda’s fintech community. “We are immensely proud of our partnership with Axiom Zorn under the Digital Economy Program and are excited to see them grow and continue their mission of serving last-mile users.”

Axiom Zorn’s notable solution, the ‘Digital Agricultural Reference Bureau (DARB),’ is an ICT-powered platform connecting agricultural sector players with banks, insurers, and government to enhance agriculture production and related activities.

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This victory underscores the potential of startups committed to serving the last-mile user and driving financial inclusion locally and in Africa. Axiom Zorn’s success serves as an inspiration for emerging fintech enterprises, demonstrating that innovation and dedication can lead to recognition and support within the fintech ecosystem.

In an evolving fintech landscape, initiatives like the Alpha Pitch Competition play a crucial role in catalyzing change and promoting the growth of innovative solutions, making a meaningful impact on the underserved and contributing to the overall advancement of the fintech ecosystem in Africa.

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