MerQ, a specialist in financial education, (FinTech), participated in the Seamless North Africa 2019 through the competition organised by the digital platform Fintech Galaxy entitled “Best Emerging Company in the field of financial technology.”
MerQ’s participation comes within the framework of supporting the state’s strategy and the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) to spread awareness of financial inclusion.
MerQ was selected among 250 emerging companies that participated in the competition. Successful start-ups will work with banks to implement their solutions, with the possibility of validating and fully implementing the concept.
Waleed Ghalwash, founder and CEO of MerQ, said, “We are delighted to have Sally, the first robot for smart conversations, through the social networking programme Facebook to introduce all credit card systems through the National Bank of Egypt, which supports emerging companies specialising in financial technology to provide more services to meet customer needs and to measure their satisfaction.”
“We have been selected as one of the top 15 startups specialising in financial technology from 250 companies and then among the top five emerging companies. I am proud that Sally Credit Cards has received such admiration, encouragement, and support from large national and international banking institutions.”
“We participated in the Fintech Galaxy competition for its importance and its excellent opportunities to exchange experiences, learn, and meet other emerging companies in various fields, particularly financial technology,” said Ahmed Kamal Salim, board member of the company.
Seamless North Africa 2019 was held under the patronage of Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, with the participation of leading international and local experts in the field of financial technology, e-payments, and e-commerce.
MerQ aims to cover various topics of financial literacy and ways to benefit from banking and non-banking. They also aspire to help make financial decisions easier for Egyptians by raising awareness of the banking and financial sectors in light of the state’s vital strategy to support artificial intelligence.