• 2016

    Our journey began with a tweet, but little did we know that this was a start to helping millions of Nigerians take control of their finances. PiggybankNG was born.

  • It’s only natural to think about an online solution for this piggybank idea, but then you have to really undestand how Nigerians think.

  • 2017

    We launched the very first version of the app and one of our most loved features - Safelock, which was and still is extremely effective for our users; helping them curb the temptation to spend. We also joined or first accelerator program by Village capital

    Awards

    • The SME100 Awards for Fintech Contributions (Under 25)
  • Piggybank First Draft App
  • 2018

    We realized our users wanted more saving options, and so we introduced Target Savings and the Flex Wallet. We also recorded a 1900% increase in our number of users, from what we had at the end of 2016. Also, we joined the Google launchpad Accelerator program

    Awards

    • The Future Awards Prize for Technology
    • African Fintech Summit- Tech for Good award
    • Business Day Top 100 fastest-growing SME’S in Nigeria
  • Some Piggyvest Awards
  • 2019

    We morphed into more than a savings platform and made a name switch from PiggybankNG to Piggyvest. We also introduced Flex Dollar and Investify as a response to a growing need among our users to explore more options that would grow their savings and diversify their investments

  • Piggyvest on stage
  • 2020

    In one of the toughest years of the decade, we adapted some of our features and policies to help our users; the Piggybank breaking fee was reduced from 5% to 2.5%. It was also thrilling to know we had built a platform where people had savings they could fall back on.

    Awards

    • FastCompany's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of the World
    • Techpoint Awards 2020: Users’ Choice Award - Best Nigerian app (2015 – Jan. 2020)
    • The Lord’s Achievers’ Award
  • 2021

    Here we are, 5 years strong! This could only have been possible with YOU. Thank you for being a part of our journey 💙

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