“Africa is the Silicon Valley of banking”, say co-founders of TagPay

The rise of fintechs might be shaking up the banking sector in developed countries, but African banks are taking full advantage of this technological revolution. So argue the co-founders of TagPay, Yves Eonnet and Hervé Manceron, in their new analysis of the digital revolution, Fintech: The Banks Counter-attack. The book was presented at a press […]

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Fintech may have a more profound impact on financial services in Africa

Fintech may have a more profound impact on financial services in Africa than in Europe or the US. this is according to the more than international fintech pioneers who gathered at the Radisson Blu Gautrain, Johannesburg for the Finnovation South Africa 2018 summit. The fintech pioneers who included African digital pioneers, investors, policymakers, entrepreneurs and […]

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Finnovation Kenya 2018: Collaboration way forward to driving constructive economic outcomes from the FinTech ecosystem in Africa

Finnovation Kenya 2018 summit kicked off today at the Radisson Blu Nairobi, bringing together more than 200 FinTech experts to discuss about the future of fintech in Africa. The experts also included African pioneers, investors, entrepreneurs and leading bankers to also discuss how the FinTech revolution can boost strategic economic priorities such as financial inclusion […]

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Finnovation South Africa 2018: How FinTech is Accelerating Digital Transformation of Banking in Africa

The unique environment for financial services in Africa is fertile ground for innovative FinTech players who are capitalising on the opportunities to disrupt or leapfrog established business models. This models are aimed at making financial services more affordable, accessible and profitable across the continent.   Finnovation South Africa 2018, which will be held on the […]

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Who wants complimentary passes to the Finnovation Africa: Kenya 2018 summit?

The Finnovation Africa: Kenya 2018 summit is coming to Nairobi on 31st May 2018. The event will bring together more than 300 participants from established banking powerhouses to Fintech startups to tackle the most pressing questions for the progress of Fintech in Africa. The events which is being organized by Ethico Live will also prove […]

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Industry Leaders Define How FinTech is Accelerating Positive Transformation of Banking in Africa

The FinTech space in Africa is witnessing rapid growth as innovative new financial services players disrupt the traditional modalities of banking across the continent. Finnovation Africa: Kenya 2018, which will be held on the 31st of May 2018 at the Radisson Blu Nairobi, will gather international FinTech experts together with African pioneers, investors, government policymakers, […]

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FinTech in South Africa: Accelerating the Digital Transformation of Banking & Financial Services

Ethico Live has announced the launch of Finnovation South Africa summit. The event will see participants from established banking powerhouses to FinTech startups gather in Johannesburg on 6th of June 2018 to address how FinTech can contribute to the positive and profitable transformation of financial services in Africa. Speaking at the announcement of the launch […]

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Lack of education on ICT to blame for growing cyber attacks on Insurance and banking sectors in Kenya.

Insurance and banking services sectors in the country need to enhance the pace of deployment of secure Information Communication Technology (ICT) practices in their organizations. According to ICT security company, ESET East Africa, the recent spike in cases of cyber attacks and breaches in the financial services sector is attributable to the slow pace of […]

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Mobile Money: HelloCash mobile money services launches in Ethiopia

Lion International Bank and Somali Micro Finance in partnership with Ethiopian based technology service provider BelCash Technology Solution PLC have launched the official pilot of the HelloCash mobile money services. The HelloCash mobile money platform will provide financial services to all Ethiopians. It will enable existing and potential customers of Lion International Bank and Somali […]

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