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ARM launches sandbox platform to create growth opportunities for fintech firms across Africa

BY Chisom ADA

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Leading Financial Services firm, Asset & Resource Management Holding Company; ARM, has launched a new and more efficient way for Fintech firms to scale their integration and customer acquisition plans, the ARM Sandbox.

The ARM Sandbox allows Fintechs that resell APIs (Application Program Interface), provide e-wallet, investments and payment services to integrate ARM’s API into their solutions.

This will provide a platform for Fintechs to expand their services to new markets, leverage the credibility of the ARM brand name and best of all, earn from the management fees paid quarterly by the company.

ARM has been at the fore front of innovation through collaboration, by helping startups realise their ambitions.

So Far, the company has partnered with Ventures platform to create a Fintech focused accelerator called Labs By ARM and its youth awards initiative, DAAYTA.

Through these programs, ARM supports entrepreneurs with smart and innovative ideas that have a positive impact on people’s lives and the communities that surround them..

The introduction of ARM Sandbox is in line with the company’s objective of collaborating with Fintechs and providing a platform that enables innovation and reduce the barrier to entry for Fintechs in the asset management industry.

Speaking at the launch, the Managing Director, ARM Financial Advisers, Henrietta Bankole-Olusina, stated that; “The ARM Sandbox platform will empower fintech firms across Africa to achieve their growth goals. Also, it will give them the opportunity to provide value added services to their clients and improve and enhance their customer acquisition strategies”.

“We encourage Developers, Product Managers, Business development officers to visit the platform to view and test  the APIs. If interested  they can reach out to [email protected] to get started. Our APIs are RESTful and we have ensured proper API documentation to guarantee ease of use”, Bankole-Olusina, added.

What you should know about ARM

Established in 1994, ARM is an asset management firm that offers wealth creation opportunities through a unique blend of traditional asset management and alternative investment services. Managing a total asset of approximately N1.25 trillion (as at December 2019)

With an AA rating from Agusto and Co. and was named Investment Management Company of the year by The International Investor Awards.

The Firm is regulated by the Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).