The East of Africa is a region that welcomes innovation and has continued to attract growing interest from a range of Investors, Trade opportunities, emergence of industries, technology service providers and sustainable development interests, in line with Africa's sustained growth. Whilst several other emerging markets stalled in recent times, the economic growth, rallied by the banking sector, helped this region remain on track.
Digital Banking Summit - Innovation & Excellence Awards 2019 is coming to Rwanda for a one-day summit bringing together experts, industry leaders, blockchain pioneers, technology gurus, payments and innovation solution providers from Kenya, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and from across the globe, to explore how this new era of disruption will permeate and reshape the BFSI Space across East Africa and in turn have its impact across the globe.
A decade after the crisis, the global banking industry is on firmer ground now. There may be no better time than now for banks across the East African region to reimagine, innovate, transform and pursue digitization in 2019 for a secure future of the industry.
Strong economies stimulate asset growth and the BFSI sector in this region is now witnessing the dawn of promises and possibly no better time than now to jump on the bandwagon for digital transformation. Economic foundations are strong, the regulatory frameworks in these countries are working towards being favorable, and transformative technologies are more readily accessible, powerful, and economical than ever before.
The need for strategic transformation in 2019 in four important areas that banks should prioritize: technological advancements, security and risk management, payments & financial inclusion.
Digital transformation has already started to disrupt the traditional banking models, but what role will the emerging technologies play in the future of finance? Meet us on the 25th of November 2019 to hear experts shed light on these topics, align banking strategies and network with peers and colleagues in exciting networking receptions, round tables, panel discussions and more.
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