Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency and blockchain infrastructure provider, has been recognised for its outstanding contributions to the fintech industry in Ghana at the Ghana Fintech Awards 2022.
The blockchain giant received the ‘Emerging Technology of the Year’ award, an award highlighting its expertise in leveraging technology to deliver financial services and enable payments and transactions.
The Ghana Fintech Awards 2022 had high-level executives, dignitaries and industry leaders from the private sector, government agencies and departments in attendance. Among the notable attendees were Bank of Ghana Governor, Dr. Ernest Addison; British High Commissioner to Ghana H.E. Harriet Thompson; and the Head of Fintech and Innovation, Bank of Ghana, Kwame Oppong.
Winners were selected through an independent audit process conducted by KPMG – one of the Big Four firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services – ensuring that the award selections were based on high-level criteria and transparent evaluation methods.
“At Binance, we believe that financial services should be accessible to everyone regardless of their background or location. Our recognition as the Emerging Innovator of the year only strengthens our commitment to promoting financial inclusion and empowering individuals to take control of their financial future,” says Emmanuel Ebanehita, Marketing Lead, Binance West Africa.
“Despite the major challenges that the digital asset industry faced in 2022, Binance has remained focused on building products which add real value and prioritise user experience and security – two key aspects of the company’s ethos,” he added.
Binance aims to make cryptocurrency accessible to everyone by offering extensive financial services and the most innovative product suite across a growing network, while retaining the lowest fees in the industry. The blockchain company is constantly expanding its Web3 offerings beyond finance, and believes that the underlying technology holds immense potential for enhancing services and improving people’s lives.
The Ghana Fintech Awards honours and acknowledges the individuals and organisations leading innovative solutions in the industry. These leaders have greatly contributed to boosting Ghana’s fintech competitiveness and creating a robust fintech ecosystem for economic development and financial inclusion.
Binance is the world’s leading blockchain ecosystem and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider, with a financial product suite that includes the largest digital asset exchange by volume.
Trusted by millions worldwide, the Binance platform is dedicated to increasing the freedom of money for users and features an unmatched portfolio of crypto products and offerings; including trading and finance, education, data, and research, social good, investment and incubation, decentralisation and infrastructure solutions, and more. For more information, visit: https://www.binance.com