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Finnovation Africa: Ethiopia 2017 -
A Powerful Purpose

The Digital Transformation of Banking - Driving Constructive Economic Outcomes from the FinTech Ecosystem in Africa


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What Sets Finnovation Africa: Ethiopia 2017
apart from other Events?

Innovative features at a glance
Big Picture Scenarios: Key directions for FinTech in Africa and harmonising the Stakeholder Value Chain – Aligning the Role of Government Policymakers, Incumbent Banks, FinTech Innovators, Investors, Multilateral Agencies and the Private Sector to Create a Dynamic Ecosystem for FinTech in Africa.
Leader’s Dialogue Live: In conversation with an African FinTech Pioneer / International Finnovator: Powerful perspectives direct from the mouth of a legend!
Enter the
Wolves’ Den: Chasing Unicorns & Dragons: Answering the Billion Dollar Question - A powerful (and occasionally ruthless) session that enables innovative FinTech start‐ups and trail‐blazers to real‐time test the positive impact of their solutions. A “no-holds-barred” panel representing savvy Investors/Venture Capitalists and seasoned African FinTech pioneers will evaluate the business model of each chosen start‐up or trail‐blazer as outlined during their 10‐minute “elevator pitch” to the “Wolves”. Fireworks are guaranteed – and expect some deals to be done too!
Inside the Investor's Mind: Unique insights into the thought processes of a leading FinTech investor - which start-ups tick what boxes? Why do certain start-ups attract big investors while others fail?
The Digital Transformation of Banking - Accelerating Collaboration: The impact of radical change on legacy business models brought about by digital financial services is being further disrupted by new initiatives in Open Banking & APIs, Payments Innovation and Mobile Money: How will this impact banks in Africa, can profitable new opportunities be leveraged and what are the prospects for Bank/Start-up collaboration in the African Sandbox?
Finclusion & Islamic Finance: Advancing the inclusive role of FinTech to bring banking and financial services to the under-banked in Africa. In addition, the further development of Islamic finance in Africa has the potential to boost both financial inclusion and investment imperatives and, with favourable demographics in Ethiopia, the potential for the rapid expansion of Islamic finance is significant.
Blockchain & Bitcoin: Assessing Real World Opportunities in Africa.
Founder's PainPoints: The founders and driving forces of trail-blazing FinTech players candidly share their challenges, frustrations and pressure points on the road to success!
InspireLab Live! Delve deeper for a more immersive first-hand experience of disruptive solutions in action.
CyberSecurity - Strengthening Resilience in the Age of Disruption: The explosive growth of digital financial services and the disruptive forces of FinTech have brought security issues to the forefront as the leading banks address increasing risks.
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Speakers @ Finnovation Africa Series 2017



Chris is a futurist interested in the use of cryptocurrencies powered by blockchain technology as a reserve currency for global trade and to provide alternative financial power to people and business.
Chris Principe
CEO

Chain2Trade, Inc. &

Founder

FinFuture & Financial IT

Evans Munyuki
Evans Munyuki
Chief Digital & Information Officer (CDIO)

MyBucks

Konstantin Peric
Konstantin Peric
Deputy Director, Financial Services for the Poor

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Konstantin Peric
Varghese Thambi
Chief Executive Officer

‎Diamond Trust Bank (U) Limited

Aaron Fu
Aaron Fu
Managing Partner, Africa

NEST.vc

Nyasinga Onyancha
Nyasinga Onyancha
CEO & Co-Founder

SimbaPay

Paul Bwiso
Paul Bwiso
Chief Executive Officer

Uganda Securities Exchange

Katherine Liew
Katherine Liew
Head of Digital Disruption

Barclays Africa Group Limited

Konstantin Peric
Wilbrod Humphrey Owor
Executive Director

Uganda Bankers Association

MacGregor Lennarz
Commercial Director

Juntos

Olumuyiwa Asagba
Chief Executive Officer

Interswitch East Africa (Uganda) Limited

Veronica Sentongo
Head, Digital Banking

Stanbic Bank Uganda

Rashmi Pillai
Rashmi Pillai
Digital Financial Services Specialist

CGAP, World Bank

Barbara Birungi
Barbara Birungi
Co-Founder

Hive Colab

Agata Szydlowska
Agata Szydlowska
Head of Financial Inclusion & Credit Bureau Awareness

Creditinfo Group

Peter Kawumi
Edwin Mucai
Head: Corporate and Investment Banking

Stanbic Bank Uganda

Ronald Rwakigumba
Ronald Rwakigumba
Agri-Fin Mobile Uganda Country Coordinator

Mercy Corps

Odette Tracey Kaggwa
Odette Tracey Kaggwa
Head, Ebanking Operations

United Bank for Africa (U) Ltd

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Inside Insights


Inside Insights
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Finnovation Africa Series Trending on Social Media

The dialogue continued in the digital domain. Please find some selected posts below:
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A World of Media Coverage

The players and the discussions at Finnovation Africa received excellent media coverage from leading regional and international media publications that extended the important debates beyond the confines of the conference room to a broader industry stakeholder base. Some of the features and articles include:
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Participation Opportunities

Become a Partner of Finnovation Africa: Ethiopia 2017

Why Sponsor?
Finnovation Africa: Ethiopia 2017 will gather all stakeholders and influencers in the African FinTech value chain from the key markets across Africa and internationally and will seek to better align FinTech directions and initiatives in Africa with the strategic economic priories and requirements of key countries – and provide a roadmap of how the banking and financial services industry across the continent can make even greater strides towards a positively transformed future.
Take advantage of our special delegate rates


Early Bird Rate
(Valid from 1st July 2017 to 30th September 2017)

USD 500

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Standard Rate
(Valid from 1st October onwards)

USD 750

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Location

  • Radisson Blu Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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