WATCH: EasyEquities' Carly Barnes at Finance Indaba 2017

EasyEquities, which offers a revolutionary fractional trading platform that has broadened access to stock market investment, retained its title of overall winner of the African FinTech Awards at the Finance Indaba Africa in October. The winner of the InvesTech category, the groundbreaking firm, headed by CEO Charles Savage, this time shared the honours with Fica-focused FinTech ThisIsMe.

The company has made great strides over the past year, with a recent R100 million investment from Sanlam set to be used to expand operations to Australia and six Asian markets, marketing campaigns and the development of its platforms. Purple-haired personality and EasyEquities brand ambassador Carly Barnes, a former stage performer, has played an instrumental role in representing the firm on various media platform and engaging with platform users.

Finance Indaba Africa is the biggest finance conference on the African continent. Don't miss out on more than 120 learning sessions with expert speakers, top African CFOs and FDs, entrepreneurs and trail-blazing FinTech startups.

Listen to Carly talk about the Finance Indaba experience: