Finance Indaba 2017: e4 eliminates the tedium of the FICA process

"VirtualIdentity is a convenient digital solution that allows a client to complete the tedious FICA process from the comfort of their home in under five minutes," says Ryan Barlow, Director of e4, a silver partner at the Finance Indaba Africa 2017 on 12 and 13 October 2017 at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg.

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Do you want to learn more about e4's innovative technology solutions? Do you want to be informed about the latest and greatest in finance? Then don't miss the Finance Indaba Africa 2017.

In the coming weeks, we will be chatting to all the Indaba partners, asking them why they are joining the event and what their most important message for finance professionals is.

Why will you be present at the Finance Indaba?
"As an innovative FinTech company, the Finance Indaba provides a fantastic opportunity for e4 to showcase its latest technology solutions. In addition to this, the Indaba allows us to further our brand awareness in the financial services market and also presents a great networking opportunity."

What will you be talking about or showcasing?
"e4 will be showcasing our new VirtualIdentity solution."

What challenges can you help finance professionals/firms/consumers with in 2017?
"VirtualIdentity is a convenient digital solution that allows a client to complete the tedious FICA process from the comfort of their home in under five minutes. Financial institutions obtain all required documentation digitally and have full audit records of the process thereby allowing them to fulfil all their compliance obligations without the physical meeting."

What are e4's plans for the future?
"e4 is continuing to expand its service offerings in the financial services sector, with a focus on digital transformation and customer onboarding. The UK and Aus present very rea and significant opportunities for growth."

What significant challenges are there in the FinTech/Regtech space?
"Bureaucracy within financial services companies always presents a challenge with regards to effectively transforming at a rapid pace. In South Africa, not all legislation and regulations are aligned to as to allow and/or promote the use of digital solutions. In addition to this, there is also significant competition from both local and international players."