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Quickteller and Verve Celebrate Africa’s Rich Cultural Diversity at the 9th AMVCA

Interswitch at AMVCA

  On the night of Saturday, May 20, 2023, the Africa's Movie Viewers' Choice Awards (AMVCA) lit up the skies of Lagos, dazzling attendees with its brilliant array of African stars, moviemakers, and cinematic masterminds. Hosted annually by Multichoice, the AMVCAs have come to be seen as the highpoint of Africa's cultural diversity, celebrating exceptional productions and performances that have enraptured audiences across the continent and around the world. Now in its 9th year, the three-day event was a melting pot of creativity and inspiration, showcasing the best of African talent. The awards night, which took place at the prestigious Eko Convention Centre, was a culmination of the three-day event lineup which was proudly supported by Interswitch Group's brands - Quickteller, the leading consumer digital payments platform and Verve, Africa’s leading payment cards and digital tokens brand. Joining other film industry giants and senior representatives from the corporate sector for the awards presentation, was Interswitch’s Group Head, Brands and Communications, Tomijogun Ogunlesi, who presented two awards - Best Movie (Drama/Comedy) West Africa and Best Television Series (Drama/Comedy), adding to the glamour of the event. But the AMVCAs were not just about awards. This year, the event lineup also featured a cultural exhibition and runway show that displayed the opulent designs and colors that are quintessentially African. In addition, was an after-party that closed out the exciting events. Interswitch is a fervent supporter of Africa, Africans and African industries including the creative arts industry, believing that the growth of the industry will not only create jobs and boost the economy but also help to tell Africa's stories to the world. The AMVCAs, with its array of talented starts, filmmakers, and television producers, provided the perfect platform for this purpose. Quickteller and Verve's sponsorship of the 9th Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards was a testament to their commitment to

Quickteller Selects First Five Winners for a Trip to Dubai – Naijanewsdirect

Africa's Leading consumer digital payments platform, powered by Interswitch, Quickteller has selected five winners for an all-expenses-paid trip to Dubai, from its first raffle draw for the Interswitch One Africa Music Fest slated to hold on December 10, 2022. The promo, which began at the beginning of August, will run through September and October 2022, and will avail Quickteller users the opportunity to participate in one of the biggest Afrobeats music festivals.   To take advantage of the promo, Quickteller users are encouraged to make at least three (3) transactions during the promo period for a chance to be among the lucky twenty (20) people who will attend the Dubai edition of the Music Fest. The first set of winners were selected through a draw that was closely monitored by officials of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) and the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) at Interswitch's head office in Lagos on Wednesday. Commenting on the draw, the Executive Vice President & Group Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Interswitch Group, Cherry Eromosele, noted that the draw was a way Quickteller was giving back to its loyal customers; adding that this will afford Quickteller users the opportunity to interact with their favorite music artistes beyond radio plays. She said, "Apart from the provision of seamless and convenient payment transactions, we also seek avenues that allow loyal Quickteller users explore their passion and enhance their lifestyle, and one of such channels is the Interswitch One Africa Music Fest.   "These draws that began in August and will end in October and will provide existing and potential Quickteller users with the opportunity to meet with their favorite top African music artistes in the emirate city of Dubai in December." She added that the music fest, has maintained Interswitch as headline sponsor for 3 years running, and has served as a

Quickteller Launches Music Platform, Announces Call for Entries – Naijanewsdirect

Quickteller, the leading consumer digital payments platform, powered by Interswitch, has announced the launch of its music talent hunt show called Quickteller Bars and Notes, and everyone interested in pursuing a music career is enjoined to send in their entries. Entries will close on March 28, 2022.   To be a part of the maiden edition of the show, interested individuals need to follow just three simple steps. First, join the Quickteller community on Instagram by clicking the 'follow' button. Second, share a video of yourself singing an original song; and lastly, share the video using the #QuicktellerBANTS and #QuicktellerBarzAndNotes hashtags.     The criteria for selection will include originality, vocals, social following, style/genre of music, creativity, flexibility, willingness to evolve, and the ability to leverage on value. The show, which will run for five weeks, will serve as a platform for aspiring music artists to explore their passion for music and receive hands-on, dedicated guidance from industry experts such as Speroachbeatz, Yung Willis, Rexxiepondabeat, Gospelondebeatz, and P Prime. These tested music producers will shape the sounds and lyrics for the music creatives from start to finish.     Viewers can be a part of the journey, too, as the program will be streamed on social media platforms such as YouTube and Facebook, where episodes can be played and replayed for the viewing pleasure of the audience. Quickteller Bars and Notes was conceived to boost the music career of aspiring artistes by providing them with insights into the workings of the music business, personal branding as artists, music production, marketing, among other useful experiences that will boost the career of the participating individuals.     The music show is not a competition but a music production boot camp that has been designed to give equal opportunities to selected artistes to produce an album and build healthy careers in the music business, setting the

JAMB ePINs 2022: Quickteller To Reward Candidates With Free Tutorials – Naijanewsdirect

• Agents to get competitive commissions Interswitch Group, the foremost pan-African digital payment and commerce company, is offering free tutorials to candidates that purchase JAMB ePINs for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) examination on the Quickteller platform as part of its commitment to promote quality education in Nigeria. The sale of the JAMB ePINs will commence on Saturday, February 19, 2022. Registration for the exam (UTME) will last for five weeks and end on Saturday, March 26, 2022. Candidates are advised to optimise this registration period.   The tutorials will commence a few weeks before the examination and is exclusive to candidates who procured their ePINs on Interswitch-enabled platforms, such as Quickteller Mobile App/Web, Quickteller Paypoint (Agents), and Interswitch Webpay on JAMB’s website. The tutorials will be available virtually to candidates across the country. Interswitch revealed that the tutorials will hold for seven weeks and cover 10 subjects namely: Mathematics, English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Literature-in English, Government, Commerce, Economics and Accounting. On the other hand, Interswitch has also made a provision to incentivise Quickteller Paypoint agents who sell the JAMB ePIN on their platforms. The company announced that Quickteller Paypoint agents will receive huge commissions per ePIN transaction.   According to Olawale Akanbi, Group Head of Growth Marketing, Merchants & Ecosystem, “The importance of tutoring and coaching cannot be underestimated as prospective students prepare for the 2022 UTME exams. At Interswitch, we strongly believe in the power of learning and coaching. Also, we believe that when a child is provided with the necessary skills and knowledge, excellence remains the ultimate result. “This is why Interswitch is providing students the unique opportunity of being coached by seasoned teachers who have continued to distinguish themselves as they prepare for the 2022 UTME exams.   Also, as an enterprise committed to the growth of Small and Medium Scale Entreprises (SMEs), Quickteller Paypoint

Quickteller Highlights Practical Business Strategies for SMEs To Thrive – Naijanewsdirect

As businesses seek to overcome the post-COVID challenges affecting them, Quickteller Business, a leading payment platform focused on empowering businesses of all sizes facilitate payments and manage transactions from anywhere in the world., has said it will continue to provide support for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) through various value propositions that are designed to drive growth for the sector.   The firm made this known during the SME event hosted by Nelly Agbogu popularly known as Naijabrandchick and Chioma Ifeanyi-Eze the promoter of the Accountinghub on Instagram. The event themed “LET’S TALK: YOUR BUSINESS & SALES” was held in Lagos. The SME event was sponsored by Quickteller Business.   In his opening remarks, Olawale Akanbi, Group Head, Growth Marketing, Merchant and Ecosystem, enumerated practical business strategies and skills needed for SMEs to increase their revenues. He said SMEs must leverage partnership, innovative solutions and viable financial products to drive the growth of their businesses.   Akanbi continues, “The SME sector is fundamental to driving the economic development of any nation, critical skills such as business management, bookkeeping and basic accounting processes are necessary for SMEs to stay abreast and scale. This is why Quickteller Business is in partnership with impactful initiatives such as this event to avail SMEs the opportunity to learn and grow their businesses efficiently.”   He noted that Quickteller Business is committed to building capacity and supporting SMEs across the country. He urged SMEs to take advantage of all the offerings on the Quickteller Business platform, explaining that the integrated platform is designed to help them better navigate the challenges around payments collections which invariably allows them focus on their core businesses, with their diverse transaction requirements taken care of through the versatile platform. Some of the offerings he urged the SMEs to leverage on the Quickteller Business platform include; escrow services, split settlement, pay with

Quickteller Gives Out Phones, Game Consoles in ‘Transact and Win’ Promo – Naijanewsdirect

Quickteller, Africa’s leading digital payment platform, has announced plans to reward 10 of its highest transacting customers with amazing gifts, including iPhone 12, Play Station 5, and Samsung A21, in the grand finale of its ‘Transact and Win’ promo.   The ‘Transact and Win’ promo is designed to reward customers for using the various Quickteller digital channels. The promo started on March 1, 2021 and will end on May 2, 2021. So far, about 1,000 customers have been rewarded with weekly and monthly airtime and phones. For the grand finale, Quickteller is set to reward 10 people with the highest transactions with iPhone 12 or Play Station 5, while other two customers will be rewarded with Samsung A21 phones.   Cherry Eromosele, Group Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Interswitch Group, commended customers of the payment platform for their unwavering trust and loyalty in the product and assured users of its continuing commitment to its qualitative service delivery. She noted that Quickteller allows you to pay for almost anything, in just a few clicks. In addition to payment, Quickteller gives easy access to exclusive flight deals, global shopping with guaranteed local delivery, events tickets and more.   She encouraged customers who were not selected to remain committed to the brand. She also said that beyond the rewards, it was important for customers to enjoy making payments because Quickteller is constantly upgrading its platform to make payment one less thing to worry about.   In its recent upgrade, Quickteller introduced an interesting feature called ‘Transfer link’. The link helps users create unique payment links that allow them receive payment from people, monitor collection and share transaction history. This can be used typically for group contributions among friends, family and colleagues.   According to the company, to qualify for the grand prize in the ‘Transact and Win’ promo, you need a minimum of 10 transactions