Now in its 4th edition, FINTEX Africa (formerly known as Dot Finance Africa) is Africa’s flagship event on fintech and banking innovation.
Bringing together more than 300 industry leaders from 25+ countries across Africa, this prestigious event presents the very latest in banking & fintech innovation – everything from API platforms to cloud computing; data analytics to artificial intelligence; cyber security to blockchain; and payments to biometrics.
Inclusive Finance India is a global policy platform on financial Inclusion setup with the objective of enabling cross-pollination of best practices and breakthroughs, specifically to influence India’s Financial Inclusion strategy and campaign. Inclusive Finance India, with its legacy of more than 14 years, has provided a strong articulation for building a vision and a strong ecosystem with clearly defined roles for stakeholders and making key recommendations on financial inclusion policy, regulation, supervision, technology advancements, client protection and institutional framework.
European Microfinance Week, organized by the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP), is a key industry event hosting high level and in-depth discussions by all sectors of the financial inclusion community working worldwide. Welcoming 500 professionals each year, it’s a unique meeting point and an excellent forum for networking. The unparalleled three-day event attracts leading experts, opinion leaders and policymakers to its plenaries and workshop sessions tackling front line topics.
The 6th World Congress is being jointly hosted by Asia-Pacific Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (APRACA), National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) and Ministry of Agriculture Farmers Welfare and Cooperation, Government of India.
There are 1.7 billion people who are outside of the formal banking and financial system, more than half of which are in Asia and the Pacific. They struggle with high fees and risky systems to undertake even simple financial transactions. In order to improve the lives of poorest and most vulnerable, it is crucial to connect these marginalized populations with the broader economy. As we have entered the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the use of digital technology in financial services can offer new ways to bring them out of financial darkness.
The 2019 edition of the Impact Insurance Forum will be jointly organized by the ILO’s Impact Insurance Facility and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and will focus on the topic “Insurance for women: Opportunities for insurers”.
The inclusive insurance sector has experienced persistent growth in client outreach and premium volumes over the past ten years. Today, nearly 300 million low-income citizens in developing countries are covered by an insurance policy. New technologies are boosting market coverage. In Asia alone, the number of people insured through mobile phones exceeds 40 million. Furthermore, the G7 has decided to insure 400 million people against climate risks by 2020. Nonetheless, many people are still without cover or alternative risk management options.
"Positioning West Africa Capital Markets to Achieve Sustainable and Real Economic Growth Through Integration and Sound Regulation"
Organized by the West African Securities Regulators Association (WASRA) with the support of the ECOWAS Commission, this conference will take place in Abidjan, in Ivory Coast, from 27 to 29 October 2019.
Other organizing members include the WAMI (West African Monetary Institute), the CREPMF (financial markets authority in the WAEMU Zone), the Securities & Exchange Commissions in Ghana and Nigeria.
The potential of a $24B billion market to accelerate sustainable community development
School entrepreneurs, as independent business owners, play a vital role in community development. By operating a local school, they can make investments that not only grow their school and create an enabling learning environment, but benefit their entire community – from creating jobs and generating demand for local businesses, to providing a space for networking opportunities and stronger community cohesion.
Join Women's World Banking for the next edition of the Making Finance Work for Women Summit. More than 300 global leaders from the financial services, investor, philanthropy, policy and technology communities will come together to examine key issues and innovations in financial inclusion for women.