The Chief Enabling Officer of Korba, a wholly-Ghanaian-owned multichannel and interoperable digital payments platform, was adjudged the Fintech Personality of the year (male category) at the Ghana Fintech Awards 2022.
At the same event, his company Korba, was also named as the co-recipient of the “Leading Fintech Solutions of the Year” award for 2022.
The awards event, jointly organized by Ghana Fintech and Payments Association and Arkel Consult and Management Services, recognizes the role of industry players in driving last mile solutions, promoting Ghana’s competitive advantage in the FinTech space, and working towards building a resilient and inclusive financial system for economic growth.
Speaking after the ceremony, Nelson Korshi Da Seglah praised the hard work of his team at Korba and promised to deliver more.
“I am honoured to be the recipient of this year’s prestigious award which recognizes players in the Ghanaian fintech space for their contribution to financial inclusion and the socio-economic development of the country,” he said. “This award speaks to the energy and commitment that everyone at Korba brings to the table every day. It is through their hard work and determination to push the boundaries that continue to make Korba an industry leader in end-to-end digital payments.”
He said the awards will push team Korba to do more, to deliver truly revolutionary innovations to improve business performance and enable its customers to make payments, transfer funds and remit without boundaries.
Nelson Da Seglah’s Korba is an Enabler, which leverages Financial Technology to deliver financial products and services to the last mile customer. The platform currently hosts 5000+ active agents; and over 300,000 registered customers. Transactions on Korba are delivered through multiple channels Including Mobile Apps, USSD, WhatsApp and social media for Self Service as well as Assisted service via Korba’s network of agents across the country.
The Fintech provides easy access to its services without any complications; enabling its’ clients to make payments via a uniqueUSSD Short Code (*365#), WhatsApp via 0242426186 and also on the Korba App which is available on both Play Store and Appstore.
Licensed by the Bank of Ghana as an Enhanced Payment Services Provider (EPSP), Korba has integrated with all banks (including rural banks), all mobile network operators and Insurance Companies in Ghana to provide a one-stop-shop for digital payments, collections and management, as it aggregates various products, and utility service providers unto one platform. The platform offers customers the convenience of completing financial transactions (purchases, settlements, bill payment, premiums payments, contributions and dues) without having to visit the premises of the service providers thus saving them time and making their lives Simplified.
About Nelson Da Seglah
Nelson is a consummate Information Technology professional who has a vast industry experience spanning FMCG, Telecoms, and financial services. Da Seglah is a Solutions Architect and an entrepreneur with the passion for finding solutions Business and Social challenges using Technology.
He is reputed for leading transformational projects and initiatives including launching Korba
His recognition at the Ghana Fintech awards speaks to his over 23 years dedication to developing and delivering innovative fintech solutions, that has driven business improvement and efficiency, reduced cost, improved customer satisfaction, and ultimately grown revenues for several businesses over the years.
Also, Nelson was named in the top 200 CIOs in 2019 at the second edition of the prestigious Book of Titans (BOTS) at the World CIO 200 Summit held in the United Arab Emirates. His recognition speaks to his over 20 years dedication to developing and delivering innovative technology strategies, projects and solutions driving business improvement and efficiency, reducing cost, improving customer satisfaction, and ultimately growing revenues for several businesses.