Formerly CIO Africa, dx5 will be hosting the 8th edition of its annual Africa Fintech Summit on the 22-23 June at Movenpick Hotel & Residences, Nairobi.

The event is set to bring together players from different sectors within the African Fintech Industry.

Themed Beyond Banking: Digital Transformation in the Financial Services Industry, the summit comes at an exciting time, not just because of the innovative landscape, but also because funding has brought fintech to the fore.

Not only does financial inclusion steer emerging technologies, but fintech is also looking into solutions for the challenges facing the African financial services sector today.

“We are excited to host the African Fintech Summit and provide a platform for industry leaders to come together and explore the possibilities that lie beyond traditional banking. It is our 8th year, and we are humbled by the impact this has had in the African fintech sector,” said Harry Hare, Chairman and Director, dx⁵.

“This event will be a catalyst for collaboration, innovation, and advancement in the African fintech ecosystem.”

The two-day summit will be a platform for knowledge sharing, networking, and collaboration, enabling participants to gain valuable insights and forge meaningful partnerships.

As Africa continues to witness a digital revolution, the financial services industry is undergoing a profound transformation.

The event launches with The CEO Breakfast, hosted by dx⁵ and Huawei, a meeting of minds in the business and financial services industry (BFSI) space.

The CEO Breakfast will be centered around the highly anticipated roundtable conversation moderated by Dr James Wanjagi, the Ag. CEO

“The Africa Fintech Summit will provide an opportunity for discussions around innovative technologies and regulations such as data protection that are affecting the financial services industries. Banks are moving into digital banking. The summit will provide an important platform to highlight the fundamental undertaking that banks and fintech are undertaking in digital transformation. The two-day interaction between bankers and fintech will move the industry forward,” Dr Wanjagi said of the partnership.

KIB is the professional umbrella body for the banking and financial services sector in Kenya, representing 40 banks and financial institutions as corporate members and their employees as individual members.

The institute’s main objective is to uphold the integrity of the banking profession by promoting acceptable banking standards through certification of professional banking education, training, consultancy/counselling, codes of conduct, and continuing professional development programmes.

The African Fintech Summit will delve into the various aspects of this transformation, focusing on how technology is reshaping traditional banking and financial services.

Attendees can expect engaging panel discussions, thought-provoking keynote speeches, interactive workshops, and product showcases, all centered around the theme of digital innovation and its impact on financial inclusion, payments, lending, insurance, and other sectors.

The much-anticipated Summit has already attracted an array of sponsors in the fintech industry.

Huawei, Dell Technologies, Redington, 11 Degrees, AWS, Zoho, ManageEngine, and Incentro, have all confirmed their involvement in the Fintech Summit.

These are all brands whose impact on digital transformation has positioned them as leading global providers of innovative solutions.

The event will feature attendees from different sectors of the fintech space including fintech start-ups, financial institutions, regulators and government officials, technology companies, industry experts and thought leaders etc.

In addition to the informative sessions, the African Fintech Summit will offer ample opportunities for networking, fostering connections between startups, established companies, investors, and potential partners.

Participants will have the chance to engage in meaningful discussions, explore business opportunities, and connect with like-minded individuals who are shaping the future of finance in Africa.


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