Prominent experts and entrepreneurs in Africa’s financial technology industry see an already fast-moving landscape accelerating due to the coronavirus.
In a virtual Coffeehouse Conversation on financial technology organized by Devex and the Milken Institute, the experts discussed a range of issues, from remittances and wealth management to capital markets and currency exchange. Even the core concept of financial inclusion came up for debate.
Participants in the livestreamed conversation included Iyinoluwa “E” Aboyeji, founder of Flutterwave; Elizabeth Rossiello, founder and CEO of Aza; Darlington Mandivenga, group CEO at Cassava FinTech International; and Evans Osano, director of capital markets at FSD Africa.
It was jointly moderated by Devex President and Editor-in-Chief Raj Kumar and Staci Warden, Milken’s executive director of global market development.
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