Quipu GmbH is an IT consultancy and software development company that provides dedicated support services to the ProCredit group, which currently includes 21 banks operating in four regions: Africa, Latin America, Eastern Europe and Germany. Quipu also provides services to third-party banks outside of the ProCredit group. Wholly-owned by ProCredit Holding, Quipu’s roots lie in IPC (International Project Consult), one of ProCredit Holding’s major shareholders and a well-known consulting company with vast experience in the implementation and development of projects for financial institutions in developing countries with emerging economies.
The primary activity of Quipu GmbH is the development and implementation of a wide range of software products to cover all essential banking activities as well as the provision of processing centre services. Quipu Sh.p.k is a Visa and MasterCard certified Third Party Personaliser, based in Kosovo as a separate division of IPC and is responsible for issuing cards for banks of the ProCredit group that do not have their own personalisation solution and additionally for third-party banks outside of the group.
With its headquarters situated in Frankfurt, Germany, the company is truly international – with over 20 different nationalities employed at its head office and offices located in Colombia, El Salvador, Ghana, Macedonia and Ukraine. This allows the company to offer its services worldwide regardless of lingual and cultural barriers. Currently Quipu works with over 20 clients located in three different continents and speaking 11 languages.