Caudan Arts Centre, Caudan Arts Centre, Port Louis, Mauritius, Port Louis, Mauritius
African Fintech Festival 2021 ! 3-DAY HYBRID CONFERENCE
The 3-Day Hybrid Conference, the second and closing part of the Festival, will take place both in a virtual format and in-person* at the prestigious Caudan Arts Center situated in the capital of Mauritius!
The event will cater for both audiences online and on-site with exciting keynotes, workshops, activities, and panel discussions amongst others.
Leaders Room – General themes for fireside chats, keynotes and panel discussions.
• Financial Inclusion and Technology: Improving access to digital financial services.
• Fostering Competition within the Insurance Market.
• Harmonized intra-country policy and regulatory frameworks across African countries.
• Mandating centralized data centers for financial services.
• Supervision of FinTech solutions before, during and after the regulation process.
INVESTMENT & DEAL FLOW*
• Funding mechanisms, market strategies for early innovators in Africa.
• Scaling businesses in the financial services industry.
• Current FinTech pipeline: readiness for investment & reach; concern or opportunities?
• Update on consensus in FinTech valuation protocols.
• Local pre-seed and seed investment to support international fundraising.
SKILLS & CAPACITY BUILDING*
• Bridging the gap: building the FinTech leaders of tomorrow, introducing the Future FinTech Champions Programme.
• Customer centricity. Bringing back the customer at the core of Fintech Products.
• Entrepreneurship – Achieve leadership and agility in a post-Covid era.
• How investing in FinTech entrepreneurs empowers marginalised communities.
• Educators’ Roundtable.
INNOVATION & INCUBATION*
• Incubation hubs & access to regulatory sandboxes.
• Business model of Incubation programs - Strategic partnerships with financial institutions, telecoms and public institutions.
• Build a socio-economic ecosystem for African Start-ups.
WORKSHOPS | ROOM: LEARNING HUB*
• Angel Investor Training.
• Block chain interactive learning session.
• Hustlemania - Fun interactive exploration of working with blockchain.
FFC Virtual Trading Finale - Intra-mural version of the trading game.
*All in-person events and activities may be subject to change depending on COVID situation and protocols. We will be informing all pre-registered participants accordingly.