Finnovation Africa: Ethiopia 2017

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

November 3, 2017, Radisson Blu Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

FinTech players are increasingly becoming an important part of the fabric of Africa’s financial services ecosystem and the leading banks on the continent are now more urgently seeking to harness technology innovations, collaborate with FinTech startups, and create a platform to scale much faster – to make digital financial services pay.

Finnovation Africa: Ethiopia 2017 is delighted to welcome a stellar list of keynote speakers, including Chris Principe, CEO of Chain2Trade, Inc. and Founder of FinFuture & Financial IT magazines; Yasaman Hadjibashi, Group Chief Creation Officer of Barclays Africa Group; Mountaga Diop, Founder & CEO of BelCash; Ermias Eshetu, CEO of Ethiopia Commodity Exchange; Aaron Fu, Managing Partner, Africa of;
Ken Njoroge, CEO of Cellulant; Murad Qubbaj, Associate Director and Business Channels Development of Pio-Tech; and Ameya Upadhyay, Principal, Investments of Omidyar Network. The opening keynote session will define directions on Aligning the Role of Government Policymakers, Incumbent Banks, FinTech Innovators, Investors, Multilateral Agencies, MNOs and the Private Sector to Create a Dynamic Ecosystem for FinTech in Africa.

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