May 27, 2024

Finnovex East Africa Summit 2022-The Leading Summit on Financial Services Innovation and Excellence

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Date – 20th-21st April

Venue –Villa Rosa Kempinski, Nairobi, Kenya

While FinTech brings opportunities, it also presents challenges for policymakers, regulators, and existing legacy systems. Market-leading software provider Microsoft partners with Finnovex East Africa as the Lead Sponsor.

Let’s get ready for an amazing in-person and online encounter! Finnovex Global Series proudly presents the Second annual Finnovex East Africa Hybrid Summit to bring together different stakeholders to a common platform and start a constructive engagement to be held on April 20-21 2022 Hybrid in Villa Rosa Kempinski, Nairobi Kenya, or Online platform.

This summit will discuss the rapidly evolving financial services ecosystem, the role of fintech and telecoms, the importance of financial inclusion, and the imperative need for a regulatory framework for healthy competition and growth among incumbents and new entrants. The East Africa region has been making fundamental progress in financial inclusion through Fintech and the use of mobile technology gaining the title of – the cradle of mobile money.

These technologies have made financial services affordable and convenient. Central banks in East Africa executed revolutionary strategies to enable the success of digital financial services. Countries like Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Rwanda have initiated national financial inclusion councils composed of regulators, mobile operators along with banks in an effort to further the cause of financial inclusion.

Technology and innovation across different areas have led to disruptions which in turn have enabled the use of innovation and technology like- Use of alternate data, Peer to peer transactions, and the rise of non-traditional players offering financial services. But the enabler in the region has been strong mobile and internet penetration allowing services like lending, savings & payments, and personal financial management possible and allowing the FinTech’s to come in with a strong value proposition

This 2-day summit is the 11th Edition from the Finnovex Global Series which aims to shed light on front-burner issues through a blend of fireside chats, panel discussions, and expert presentations, Exibex is preparing to host a gathering of 350+ people to see the presence of 20+ industry visionaries, who will benefit from the best networking and learning possibilities while witnessing the experience of a collaborative mind space of innovation in the Financial Services Ecosystem and We are elated and honored to have Microsoft as our Lead Sponsor.

Wole Odeleye, Microsoft MEA, MCC Client Technology Lead said: “We are delighted to partner with Finnovex in the much-awaited 11th Edition of Finnovex East Africa Summit coming up in the next two weeks in Nairobi. We look forward to thought-provoking engagements on the ever disruptive world of technology and the real meaning of digital transformation. The last two years have indeed proven just how volatile and complex the business environment can be and further demonstrated the value of technology in enabling continuity. We will be unpacking this and much more together with industry experts in Kenya at this key event, and we are keen to be part of this true knowledge exchange platform for the banking and finance sector in the region.”

Expert speakers are respective representatives of the following companies – Standard Chartered Bank, Kenya; Central Bank of Uganda; Equity Bank Ltd. (Kenya); African Export-Import Bank; National Bank of Commerce, Tanzania; Bank ABC, Zimbabwe; Zambia National Commercial Bank; Access Bank, Rwanda amongst others.

Key Sponsors Include: Microsoft, Infosys Finacle, Smarstream, Azentio, Moengage, and Yellow.ai

Registration link: ea.finnovex.com

This year’s edition is themed – “HARNESSING FINTECH FOR A BIG LEAP IN FUELING FINANCIAL INCLUSION”.

Finnovex is dedicated to examining the Future of Financial Services on how disruptive innovations are reshaping the way they are structured, provisioned, and consumed.

The Finnovex Global series, which is organized by Exibex, examines the Future of Financial Services and how disruptive innovations are reshaping the way they are structured, provisioned, and consumed. The Finnovex series of Summits highlights thought leadership on cutting-edge issues with long-term implications for the industry and lays the foundation for multi-stakeholder dialogues that explore the potential of these innovations to transform the financial ecosystem as well as the risks and opportunities that could emerge from shifts in the way financial services are designed, delivered and used in the future.

For more information, visit – https://finnovex.com/

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