Finance Indaba programme: The Future of FinTech - #findaba16


The Finance Indaba Africa 2016 is almost upon us and it is time to start looking at what exactly lies ahead at the Sandton Convention Centre on 13 and 14 October 2016. Every day until the event, we will shine a light on the parts of the amazing programme. Today: The Future of FinTech, an exhilarating programme on 13 October 2016.

Other programme highlights:

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Boardroom 6 and 7

13 October 2016 ONLY

10.15 - 11.00 Learning to listen
In launching the SatrixNOW online platform, Satrix followed a somewhat unconventional approach. Pioneers in the ETF space and owned by large corporate, Sanlam, Satrix linking up with innovative newcomers EasyEquities was quite a radical move. Satrix CEO Helena Conradie takes us through their journey and shows how their link with EasyEquities enabled them to deliver on their clients' needs.
By: Helena Conradie (CEO at Satrix)
Hosted by: SatrixNow

11.15 - 12.00 Tackling remittances and succeeding
Africa has some of the most expensive international money transfer corridors. By lobbying financial regulators, using technology and partnering with the world's most reputable partners, Hello Paisa drove the cost of international remittance down, providing a legal and low-cost remittance platform that is accessible to all. Ahmed Cassim (CCO at Hello Group) discusses the remittance challenge in Africa and explains how Hello Paisa successfully lowered remittance costs.
By: Ahmed Cassim (CCO at Hello Group)
Hosted by: Hello Group

12.15 - 13.00 Accelerate customer engagement and create new revenue streams through personalised digital banking
Is your business ready to compete with disruptive FinTechs? It's time to rethink your business model and use technology to create new revenue opportunities and cut costs. In this workshop we will show you how the use of personal finance technology can transform your digital banking experience, discuss how to utilise data analytics to dramatically improve customer engagement, and advise on how to find new opportunities to improve your business.
Hosted by: MDM Technologies | Meniga

13.15 - 14.00 The dog ate my homework
Remember the time Kelvin (or was it Tumi) forgot to submit ACME Cleaners' provisional tax return, and now ACME uses the competition? Come along for a gentle introduction to the art of the agile office. Drag, zoom, tap and pinch your way through the magical world of AgilePam, where nothing falls through the cracks, everything is in one place, information is on tap, and you can do your work effortlessly from anywhere. Leon Smith shows you how.
By: Leon Smith (Lead Software Engineer AgilePam)
Hosted by: AgilePam

14:15 - 15:00: Interconnectivity: the state or quality of being connected together
By: Caroline Cherotich & James Rege
Hosted by: CA Payment

15:15 - 16:00: Crowdfunding for equity (and beers)
By Randolf Jorberg (The BeerHouse)

16:15 - 17:00 $1 per person, per problem: Financial Technology solving challenges in Africa
By Ken Njoroge, Bolaji Akinboro (Cellulant)

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