FinTech in Africa Conference 2019 II
21 Jun 2019 02:00pm - 05:30pm
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FinTech in Africa Conference 2019 II

21 Jun 2019 02:00pm - 05:30pm

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Conference Theme: Financial Inclusion and FinTech Adoption in Emerging Markets

Paxful is pleased to co-host a conference dedicated to Financial Inclusion and FinTech Adoption in Emerging Markets on this Friday.

Leading FinTech practitioners and industry participants will be giving keynote speeches and presenting as panel members. We are excited to have The South African Consulate General, the Fintech Association of Hong Kong, Paxful, Africa Works Ventures, the Asian Institute of International Financial Law, HKU FinTech, WHub representatives joining us on the day.

The recent release of EY’s report "Global FinTech Adoption Index 2019" on global finTech adoption has shared that emerging markets are leading the way, in addition to China and India leading the FinTech adoption, close behind are Russia and South Africa, both with 82% adoption. Through financial technological innovation, those previously excluded and facing unbanked situations, have now more access to financial services.

Core themes

• Africa FinTech Adoption and Trends

• The Unbanked Population and the solutions to Financial Inclusion

• Emerging Technologies and Impact on the African continent

• Sustainable Development Goals and Role of Education

Keynote Speakers & Panelists

• Duke Malan, Partner of Africa Works Ventures

• Ray Youssef, CEO of Paxful

• Musheer Ahmed, General Manager of Fintech Association of Hong Kong

• Douglas Arner, The University of Hong Kong

• Karena Berlin, CEO & Founder of WHub

• Rajkumar Kanagasingam, President of FinTech Association of Sri Lanka

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