Event Recap
Data Republic website
Published
Share

Recap of Banking the Next Billion: The Role of Fintech in Africa

This week, a South African delegation composed of fintech entrepreneurs is exploring the Dutch ecosystem and practices. To push forward financial innovation, they are meeting with Dutch experts to exchange views and ideas on how to foster financial inclusion in the continent.

Innovation accelerator En-novate facilitated this experience.

Yesterday, Holland FinTech together with Amsterdam in Business at the World Trade Center invited the delegation to present their companies and ideas and discuss with local fintech professionals.

CEO Founder Thomas Pays at iPay Secure Payment and CEO founder Matt Coquillon at Mama Money, cross-border payments and online payments start-ups, pitched their concept to an attendance composed of investors, corporates and fintechs.

The panel discussion following was moderated by Don Ginsel, with Gerard van de Par from TW Payment Solutions, Marija Urumovska from Lendahand, Ryan Canin from DocFox and Bevan Ducasse from WiGroup who discussed fintech opportunities in a South African and Dutch context regarding consumer developments, incumbents reaction and regulatory challenges. The discussion was animated by numerous questions from the attendance, who then mixed with speakers to pursue the discussion during a networking session.

]]>

Share this Article
Related Insights
Featured
DUTCH FINTECH MAP 2022
Since 2014, Holland FinTech has been mapping the fintech landscape, in the Netherlands and abroad.
Landing in the Netherlands
New to the Netherlands? Want to know who is who and where to meet them? Read all about the Dutch market, and find your path to successful market access!
Amsterdam Fintech Week
Amsterdam FinTech Week is back on 12-15 September! Be a sponsor, co-organizer, or just participate at the summit or one of the countless side events.

Download the Dutch FinTech Map 2022

Please fill out the fields below to receive the DFM22 download link via e-mail.

How likely are you to recommend Holland FinTech?