Chimomney Ecosystem Roundup
Chimoney News

Chimoney Monthly Ecosystem Round-Up (September / October)

Faheed A.B.

Chimoney Monthly Ecosystem Round-Up. Exciting Collaborations, Events, and Product Updates:


As the year progresses, our ecosystem rapidly evolves with new updates, developments, and partnerships showcasing our team's dedication to building a world-class Fintech platform for individuals and businesses while democratizing Fintech.

The months of September and October were no exception. The Chimoney team and community were working hard to introduce new features and enhancements to improve the ecosystem's functionality and user experience. In today's round-up, we'll highlight some critical milestones, collaborations, and community contributions that drove Chimoney's mission to democratize financial opportunities.

We'll also recap the exciting happenings and achievements during these two months.

So, Let’s dive in…


Company Updates

Watch our CEO's Demo at Techstars Toronto  

Uchi at Techstars  

At Chimoney, we're dedicated to tackling the most pressing challenges in the fintech industry. During a recent demo day at Techstars Toronto, our CEO, Uchi Uchibeke, shared insights into the issues we're addressing and how Chimoney is spearheading solutions for these challenges.

Watch the recording of the demo here.


Product Updates

We're excited to announce the launch of a new feature that enables you to redeem Chimoney in more than 100 countries. With this feature, you can easily and seamlessly conduct cross-border financial transactions without any hassle or limitations imposed by borders.  

Here are some exciting updates that come with this new improvement:

  • You can now pay contractors, community members, remote teams, and everyone in between, regardless of their currency, using just their email or phone number.
  • We've unlocked countries like India, China, Japan, and more African and Latin American countries.
  • Our new feature allows you to access global finance and enjoy the convenience of conducting transactions in a range of currencies.
  • Don't miss out on this opportunity to take advantage of our latest updates. Book a demo today to start using Chimoney, or tell your employer to pay out with Chimoney.  

Chimoney Discord, Slack, GitHub Integrations:

We've brought Chimoney to your favorite platforms, making sending and receiving Chimoney even more convenient. With our latest updates, you can seamlessly use Chimoney on these platforms:

  • Discord: Seamlessly send Chimoney to friends, teammates, and collaborators. Use it for gaming sessions, community support, and more. Learn how to set it up here.
  • Slack: Empower your business tasks with Chimoney. From microtransactions to team rewards, Chimoney simplifies your Slack workspace. Learn how to set it up here.
  • GitHub: Foster open-source development by rewarding contributors with Chimoney. It's just a transaction away. Learn how to set it up here.
  • WhatsApp: Stay connected with friends and colleagues, and handle financial transactions directly. Learn how to set it uphere.


The Chimoney Engineering team was at the Apex Dev Summit!

Our engineering team attended the Apex Dev Summit on Sep 11th. This summit was a significant learning opportunity, where they delved into the latest trends, technologies, and strategies in the world of financial services. Our team is now equipped with even more knowledge to drive innovation in our industry.  



Community Highlights

It’s been another successful year of Chimoney proudly participating in Hacktoberfest, and the community's enthusiasm has been nothing short of remarkable🎉

Here's a quick snapshot of our Hacktoberfest journey:   Chimoney Hacktoberfest  

Hacktoberfest Contributhons: Our Hacktoberfest Contributhon series spread the open source spirit across various campuses. From Technical University of Kenya to Maseno University and Masinde Muliro University, we inspired students and budding developers to embrace open source, fostering collaboration and learning. As Hacktoberfest concludes, we extend our heartfelt thanks to each and every contributor who made this month unforgettable. 🙌


New Partnerships and Integrations

If you have been following our progress, you should know that one of our main goals is to establish strategic partnerships. September and October were two of the months in which we made significant progress in forming these partnerships.


Latest Partner: Interledger foundation

We are excited to announce that we have partnered Corpay to further scale Chimoney’s capabilities, giving Chimoney Payouts recipients access to redeem their payments directly to bank accounts in more countries. This partnership would also enable us to create a more interconnected environment for developers, users, and businesses.


Community Growth:

We are thrilled to share that our community has experienced an incredible surge in members and followers! We now have over 6,000+ followers across all our social media platforms, and our growth has been nothing short of phenomenal. In September, we achieved some incredible milestones:  

  • 🚀 Twitter: Over 5,000 followers!
  • 🌐 Discord: Our community is growing rapidly with over 300 members in our group.
  • 🌟 Meta: We are gaining momentum with 700 followers.
  • 🔗 LinkedIn: We are connecting with over 1,000 followers.
  • 🎥 YouTube: We are grateful to have over 500 subscribers who have joined us on this journey!  

We owe this incredible momentum to the unwavering support of our community. Together, let us continue this exciting journey and achieve even greater things!  

Active Participation: Our community members have been tirelessly contributing to our open-source projects, making invaluable enhancements.

New Collaborators: We welcomed many new faces to our repository. Their fresh perspectives and skills have added significant value to our growing open-source community.

Countless Contributions: From code improvements to documentation enhancements, and even fixing those pesky typos, our contributors have been dedicated and thorough.


Upcoming Events:

We're thrilled to be sponsoring AfriHacks 2023, a hackathon like no other! Get ready to dive into AI, Blockchain, VR, and so much more. With up to $100k in cash and perks up for grabs, this is an opportunity you can't miss. We're inviting 600 developers, designers, project managers, and everyone in between from across Africa to join us.

  AfricaHacks 2023


The event kicks off online and the Grand Demo Day will be in Lagos. Top-performing teams will have a chance to enter an incubation program with additional funding and support.

Click here to be part of Africa's largest hackathon.

Click to Learn more about what to expect on The Guardian.

Last edited on:
Share Post

Check out these other posts

Chimoney Partners with ISIC to Expand Global Benefits for Chimoney App Users

Chimoney News
Community Building