iAdvisory Seminar: Africa - Understanding the Technological Revolution on the Continent

Mon, 25 Sep, 2017, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (GMT+8)
IE Singapore Office - Little Red Dot Seminar Room 230 Victoria Street, Bugis Junction Office Tower Level 10, Singapore 188024
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Africa is one of the fastest growing internet economies with 167 million internet users and 200 million mobile phones. Growing mobile and internet penetration in the hands of a young population gives rise to an e-commerce market estimated at US$75 billion by 2025.

Regional online marketplaces such as Jumia, Takealot, Kilimall are providing African consumers access to international brands at their fingertips. The large unbanked population offer firms the opportunity to pioneer FinTech innovations. More than US$55 million was invested into the FinTech sector in Africa in 2015 ranging from mobile wallets to P2P lending to payment security software.

Join us to hear from experts in the field who will share insights on how to capture opportunities in Africa’s technology revolution. 

Seminar Highlights: 
  1. Gain the latest insights into Sub-Saharan Africa tech space
  2. Identify promising investment and business opportunities
  3. Network with like-minded business owners and companies from the tech space in Africa and Singapore

Programme*
TimeItem
0900Registration
0930-0935Welcome Address
Lee Yee Fung, Group Director, Lifestyle Business Group, International Enterprise Singapore
0935-1000The Digital Savannah: Opportunities in Africa’s Digital Economy
Faridah Saad, Centre Director (Johannesburg), International Enterprise Singapore
1000-1020Capturing the eCommerce dollar in Africa
​Tyler Yang, Founder, Kilimall
1020-1040Networking Teabreak
1040-1100Transforming the Financial Services in East Africa
​Jack Ngare, Managing Director, Finserve Africa
1100-1120Cyber Security Challenges in Africa
​Ben Wootliff, Head of Cyber Security (Asia-Pacific), Control Risk
1120-1200Closing Panel Discussion
  • Tyler Yang, Founder, Kilimall
  • Jack Ngare, Managing Director, Finserve Africa
  • Ben Wootliff, Head of Cyber Security (Asia Pacific), Control Risks
  • ​Raymond Lee, Vice President, V-Key (TBC)
Moderated by Faridah Saad, Centre Director, (Johannesburg), International Enterprise Singapore
1200-1330Networking Lunch

Who Should Attend: 
CXOs, CIOs, Business Owners of SMEs and key decision makers with interest to understand Africa's technological revolution and gain deeper knowledge on the Africa tech scene. 

iAdvisory Seminar: Africa - Understanding the Technological Revolution on the Continent

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