WATCH: FNB's Peter Alkema at Finance Indaba 2017


FNB retained its Incumbent Bank title at the African FinTech Awards 2017

FNB was once again the winner of the Incumbent Banks category at the African FinTech Awards 2017, hosted at the Finance Indaba Africa at the Sandton Convention Centre in October, adding to the title it won last year One of South Africa's traditional Big Four banks, FNB has long been heralded for its commitment to digitalisation and innovation. 

The FNB Banking App has won the title of Best Mobile System/Service Initiative in London at the international Banking Technology Awards 2016 and also won the title of Excellence in Mobile Banking at the Lafferty Global Awards in Cape Town, jointly with Sterling Bank of Nigeria.

The African FinTech Awards is the place for entrepreneurs, bankers, investors and advisors to extend their network and develop business. Don't miss out the African FinTech Awards 2018, featuring pitches by Africa's best FinTech companies, networking possibilities and stand opportunities to witness the future of finance in Africa.

“Networked market places have seen exponential growth by connecting sellers and buyers, hosts and visitors, drivers and passengers. FNB’s nav» platform brings this revolution to banking and is revolutionising the way we do business at FNB. Our aim is to disrupt rather than be disrupted,” says Peter Alkema, FNB Business CIO.

Relive Peter's winning pitch at the African FinTech Awards below:

In 2015, FNB became the first bank in Africa to offer an integrated telco service, FNB Connect, which offers an FNB-branded SIM. Last year, FNB upped the ante by becoming the first bank in Africa to launch its own branded smartphones.  Recently, FNB Connect revealed that it had over 500 000 active SIMs and has sold over 75 000 FNB-branded ConeXis smartphones.

Finance Indaba Africa is the biggest finance conference on the African continent. Don't miss out on more than 120 learning sessions with expert speakers, top African CFOs and FDs, entrepreneurs and trail-blazing FinTech startups.

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