Monday, January 29, 2018 12.30PM / Proshare WebTV
Nigeria’s leading financial information hub Proshare and its Founder/CEO, Mr Olufemi Awoyemi both received the “Organizational Award” and “Individual Award” of Excellence respectively, at the recently concluded 2nd National Fintech conference in Lagos.
Dr. Segun Aina, the Chairman of Fintech Nigeria Association who presented the awards to the Founder/CEO of Proshare, Mr Olufemi Awoyemi, lauded the innovative financial market information hub for its pacesetting steps in promoting Fintech.
The Award acknowledges the role Proshare is playing in critical areas through its service offerings hinged on innovation, consistency and technology which include a Data Analytics Platform - TheAnalystTM, a Digital Television and Media service – WebTV Limited, a not for profit Financial Inclusion Organisation focused on providing impactful and sustainable technology based solutions – Proshare Foundation, and a research unit that deploys best practice through partnerships and collaborations across the new age mediums.
For Mr Olufemi Awoyemi it was yet another award to celebrate his dynamic, innovative and visionary leadership and contribution to the development of the Fintech ecosystem and the financial market in Nigeria and Africa.
Proshare since inception in 2006, has positioned itself as a critical stakeholder and player in the fintech space, with reliable, credible and consistent financial market information sensitizing Nigeria and Africa, on the benefits and value of fintech. It has also been prominent in driving innovation in the capital and financial market space, with its remarkable and award-winning platform “The Analyst”.
As a brand it has been committed to the empowerment, enlightenment and education of the Nigerian investment space, driving financial literacy for the biggest economy in Africa. Its strength lies in its professional expertise, integrated approach, dedication to fact-based interventions and a commitment to continuous development. This has earned for the firm both local and international acclaim and allowed it to build strong partnerships with reputable brands such as:· National Bureau of Statistics to present and curate national economic data,
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Mr. Awoyemi one of Nigeria’s leading financial analysts has been credited with following awards- 2015 Global Change for Africa African Financial Analyst, 2015 Hallmark Newspapers ‘Nigeria Rising Award’, 2014 ICA Honours Award, 2014 NBCC ‘The Guinness Rising Star Award’ and 2013 African CEO Council ‘Most Outstanding Business Executive of the Year’.
Other notable awards bagged by Proshare in the past include; 2015 Most Innovative Capital Market Service Team-International Finance Magazine(IFM), 2015 Nominee for Corporate Governance Company of the year-European Global Banking and Finance Award, 2014 Best Capital Market Services & Solutions Team Nigeria-Capital Finance International (CFI) UK, 2014 Business Innovator of the Year (The Analyst)-NigeriaDotCom Awards and 2014 Best Internet TV Platform (WebTV)-Nigeria DotCom Awards.