Finnovation Africa: Ethiopia 2017 was held at the Radisson Blu Addis Ababa on November 3, 2017. It tackled the most pressing questions for the progress of FinTech and the positive and proﬁtable transformation of banking in Africa, providing a platform for all stakeholders to engage in creating the future of ﬁnancial services on the continent – from established banking powerhouses to FinTech start‐ups. The event gathered all players in the African FinTech ecosystem, including: Government policymakers, leading banks & ﬁnancial institutions, MNOs, legacy and neo payment players, international & regional investors, and the tech start‐up community on the continent who came together at Finnovation Africa 2017 in Ethiopia with the purpose of driving positive FinTech impacts for Africa.
Finnovation Africa: Ethiopia 2017 focused on the following major issues: The Digital Transformation of Banking, Mobile Money, Payments Innovation, Open Banking/APIs in Africa, Finclusion & Islamic Finance, Blockchain & Bitcoin: Realities in Africa, and CyberSecurity ‐ as well as featuring sessions with a highly innovative format such as Inside the Investor’s Mind, Interviews with a Global Finnovator and an African Pioneer, Founder’s PainPoints, and The Wolves’ Den pitchfest.
The event was part of the Finnovation Africa Series: Ethiopia 2017. Emerging Markets ESG was a media sponsor.