NPF Regtech Leaders Forum: Building a Network of Industry Influencers

NPF Regtech Leaders Forum: Building a Network of Industry Influencers

The NextGen Payments – Regtech Leaders Forum 2017, continuing the NextGen Payments events series, is set to launch on September 6-7 in Brussels. The event will address the accelerating digitalisation and automatisation of the finance sector – from regulatory changes and newest compliance practices to AI and robotics integration; its present day effects and the future of personal and business finances. This exclusive event will include participants from all over Europe, Australia, Russia, the Middle…

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FinTech and the Positive Transformation of Banking in Africa

FinTech and the Positive Transformation of Banking in Africa

The impact of Blockchain, Open Banking, Mobile Money and Payments innovation are radically transforming the financial services landscape as FinTech disruptors intensify the challenge to Incumbent Banks in Africa and kickstart new opportunities 25th May 2017, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: The unique environment for financial services in Africa is fertile ground for innovative FinTech players who are capitalizing on the opportunities to disrupt or leapfrog established business models to make financial services more affordable, accessible and…

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Finnovation Africa: Uganda 2017 opened today with more than 300 FinTech leaders

Finnovation Africa: Uganda 2017 opened today with more than 300 FinTech leaders

Finnovation Africa: Uganda 2017 opened today with more than 300 FinTech leaders seeking to drive the constructive transformation of banking & financial services across Africa The impact of the FinTech revolution is not only being felt in the developed markets of the US and Europe where disruptive innovation is rapidly transforming the banking and financial services landscape. In Africa, too, huge game-changing leaps are currently taking place which are transforming economies across the continent – and…

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FinTech Impact for Africa: Re-Imagining Financial Services

FinTech Impact for Africa: Re-Imagining Financial Services

7th March 2017, Uganda: FinTech players are increasingly becoming an important part of the fabric of Africa’s financial services industry. In addition, the leading banks on the continent are now harnessing innovative technology to meet market needs and are also collaborating with FinTech start-ups to help them connect with under-served consumers, improve financial inclusion and provide a platform to scale much faster. Combining a highly innovative and interactive event format with world‐class speakers and more…

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Mediterrania Capital Partners raises €250 million for third fund

Mediterrania Capital Partners raises €250 million for third fund

 Malta/Barcelona (7 March 2017) –  Mediterrania Capital Partners, the regional Private Equity firm focusing on growth investments for companies in North African and Sub-Saharan countries, announces its plans to raise €250 million for its third fund, Mediterrania Capital III (MC III). Through MC III, Mediterrania Capital will maintain its focus in North Africa while expanding into selected Sub-Saharan countries such as Ivory Coast, Senegal and Cameroon. The firm is planning to continue investing in strong…

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The market’s premier pan-African trade finance gathering returns to Cape Town on March 9-10

The market’s premier pan-African trade finance gathering returns to Cape Town on March 9-10

Peter Ndoro (SABC) Journalist & Broadcaster providing keynote address, with over 300 delegates expected in attendance Over 300 of the continent’s leading corporates, FIs, regulators, risk managers, lawyers, insurers and trade experts will convene at the Westin Cape Town on March 9-10 to assess the growth of one of the world’s fastest-developing regions. GTR Africa Trade Finance Week returns for its 11th year in 2017, which for the first time also includes the annual West…

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Transforming African economies through Pension Funds and Alternative Investments

Transforming African economies through Pension Funds and Alternative Investments

Capital Markets in Africa, Mauritius, February 2017: Only one month remains until industry stakeholders meet at the Pension Funds & Alternative Investments Africa Conference (PIAFRICA), taking place on the 15 – 16 March at the Intercontinental Resort, Balaclava, Mauritius. Mauritius has a real GDP growth of 3.4% and access to 26% of the world’s population via air and sea networks, a range of investment promotion and protection agreements and bilateral double taxation avoidance agreements, making…

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