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Who attends Finovate?

For more than 10 years, Finovate has attracted the best and brightest both on stage and in the audience: 

  • Decision-makers from across the financial services spectrum including banks, brokerages, card issuers, payment providers, investment companies, insurance providers and everything in between
  • Execs and founders of fintech and general technology companies
  • VC, corporate, private equity and angel investors interested in funding fintech companies
  • Influential research analysts, press and consultants from large financial services practices
  • Leading government, regulator, and industry association representatives focused on the emerging fintech sector

Attendees at FinovateAfrica 2018 included:

Partner | 4Di Capital

CEO | AB Bank Zambia

Director, Head of Technology | Absa

Head of Digital Banking | ACCION Microfinance Bank Ltd

Chief Executive Officer | AfrAsia Bank Ltd

Partner | Alta Global Ventures

Chief Digital Officer | Ashburton

Executive Director, IT | Bank of Uganda

CEO | BankservAfrica

Head of Digital Products | Barclays Africa

Head of Treasury and Trade Solutions | Citi

Head of Digital Ventures and Strategy | Commercial International Bank Egypt

CTO | Entersekt

Head of Corporate Development | Experian

COO | First National Bank

Head of Payments | Investec Bank Ltd

COO | Kalon Venture Partners


Managing Director | Nedgroup Investments

COO | Sasfin Bank

Deputy Governor | South African Reserve Bank

COO & Head of Transactional Banking | Standard Bank

Business Head, Lending Innovation | Sterling Bank

CEO | Stewart Bank

CMO | Telecom Egypt

Business Development Manager | Thomson Reuters

Executive Head, Digital Banking | UBA

Group Head of Retail Banking | Union Bank of Nigeria

Head of Digital and Personal Banking | United Bank for Africa

Managing Executive of M-Pesa | Vodacom