iAdvisory Seminar: Digital Africa - Riding the Tech 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
0930Welcome Address
Yew Sung Pei, Assistant Chief Executive Officer, International Enterprise Singapore
0940The Digital Savannah: Opportunities in Africa’s Digital Economy
Faridah Saad, Centre Director (Johannesburg), International Enterprise Singapore
1000The Mobile Money Revolution
Kamal Bhattacharya, Chief Innovation Officer, Safaricom
1020Transforming the Financial Services Sector in East Africa
Jack Ngare, Managing Director, Financial Services, Equity Bank 
1040Networking Break
1100Capturing the eCommerce dollar in Africa
Tyler Yang Tao, Founder, Kilimall
1120Cyber Security Challenges in Africa 
Control Risks
1140Closing Panel Discussion
1210Briefing on the Digital Africa Mission: Kenya & South Africa
Faridah Saad, Centre Director (Johannesburg), International Enterprise Singapore 
1215Networking Lunch
1300End

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: Digital Africa - Riding the Tech Revolution on the Continent

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