Ecobank, Google partner to offer digital solutions to SMEs

May 26, 2020 | Ecofin Agency

Ecobank Group and Google are teaming up to help African SMEs keep pace in a fast-growing digital world. The partners announced they will develop a range of digital solutions that aim to make banking operations easier for customers. The packages will be available to Ecobank’s SME customers in May 2020.

“We are delighted to collaborate with Google to offer timely and relevant solutions, including Google My Business and Google Ad products. These are specifically tailored to meet the needs of our SME customers,” said Josephine Anan-Ankomah, Ecobank’s Group Executive for Commercial.

“We are focused on helping them (SMEs, ed) thrive by adopting technology, which is becoming increasingly essential for the survival of businesses today,” she added.

Ecobank says the aim is to support African businesses so that they remain relevant in the markets and realize their potential through the adoption of digital solutions, especially in the difficult context of the COVID-19 pandemic.