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Are you a financial technology (FinTech) or regulatory technology (RegTech) innovator? Does your product use cutting-edge technology to help low-income groups in developing and emerging countries? If so, then AFI wants YOU to be part of its second FinTech showcase, which will take place as a virtual event from 26 - 28 October 2020.
Digital Finance, Mobile money and other emerging technological innovations deeply transform the way MFIs serve and monitor their clients. Furthermore, the current Covid-19 crisis has created both opportunities and risks for the inclusive finance sector which started to develop and adopt innovative practices to deal with it. There is now room for new models beyond traditional MFIs, to meet the needs of the poorest using technologies that provide efficiency, cost and risk reduction, as well as the capacity to reach the most remote populations.
Mondato Summit Africa offers a venue for industry leaders to learn from experts and peers in an intimate setting. Mondato lends its expertise with specialized content and adroit facilitation to encourage substantive conversations and collaborative problem solving. The intensity and interactivity of the proceedings foster the formation of natural, foundational relationships between participants.
According to expert reports, agriculture sector in Africa is the least productive in the world. Small-scale and subsistence farmers, pastoralists, and fishermen produce most of the food consumed in this region, yet they continue to face a number of challenges. Lack of capital for investment contributes significantly to the lowering of small scale farmers’ productivity levels.
How can formal financial institutions provide agricultural credit that meets the unique demands of the entire agricultural?
The main objective of this session is to share the key results and insights of a study commissioned by the BCEAO and conducted by PricewaterhouseCoppers (PwC). This study assessed the maturity of the Digital Financial Services (DFS) market in the WAEMU zone (West African Economic and Monetary Union ) and is part of the ambitious DFS Interoperability project led by the subregional central bank (BCEAO).
You are kindly invited to this webinar session to be held in French, with live interpretation in English.
In this webinar, we will hear from JumiaPay, an online marketplace in Africa, M-Pesa/VodafoneTanzania, leaders in mobile money and payments, as well as online payment platform Paystack, who are leading payment technology in this region.
Host: Matthew Gamser, CEO, SME Finance Forum
About the Speakers
Focusing on the needs of customers remains a challenge in Africa, according to the recent Savings and Retail Banking in Africa report published by the Scale2Save Programme this February. A partnership between WSBI and Mastercard Foundation, Scale2Save finds that WSBI member banks offer a variety of accounts as part of their drive to attract and satisfy customers.
About the webinar
The evolving approach of African insurers and regulators
In the spirit of friendly competition, each of the below five Finalists will present 7-minute ‘innovation pitches’ on driving inclusion and resilience for Savings Groups. Participants will be invited to share open and honest feedback on each innovation and will use digital polling to rate each pitch in live time and determine the overall winner of the Innovation Challenge. This is not-your-average Zoom webinar.