The CashlessAfrica expo kicks off today at the Lagos Oriental hotel amid indications that 30 countries will be participating at the event.
The expo will run from March 22nd and 23 2017.
The event has attracted more than 35 speakers from 30 countries to attend what has become a leading regional digital financial services conference in West Africa.
Ms Omokehinde Adebanjo, the Vice President and Area Business Head for West Africa, Mastercard will open the first day with other notable experts and innovators participating in nine sessions and panels for the two days.
Mastercard is the headline sponsor of the expo with some leading innovators, companies and institutions joining as keynote sponsors: Ping-Express, WorldRemit, TransferTo, SoftwareGroup, Oradian, PharmAccess, IDM, CodersCode, Avante and APO.
According to Emmanuel Okoegwale, the principal Associate at MobileMoneyAfrica – Digital disruption is changing how traditional banking services, payments, remittances are now offered in the digital economy. Almost all sectors of financial services including payments, money transfers, banking and more – is being re-imagined by non-traditional providers and Fintechs, while the traditional incumbent providers are reinventing themselves very quickly to understand better the puzzle presented by the Fintech and how they can leverage on the digital movement.
The CashlessAfrica conference will not only highlight the challenges and opportunities in the Fintech space in Africa but will provide knowledge and networking platform that will bring the African Fintech industry at par with its counterparts across the globe.
Join thought leaders and innovators tomorrow at the Lagos Oriental Hotel to learn about the future of Fintech, mobile financial services, remittance and digital financial services at CashlessAfrica 2017 in the energetic city of Lagos, the economic capital of Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy.