Lagos Set to Host CashlessAfrica Expo


The CashlessAfrica expo is set to hold tomorrow – Tuesday, March 22nd and Wednesday, March 23rd 2017 at at the Lagos Oriental hotel, as experts will gather to discuss the future of finance in Lagos, the economic hub of Nigeria  at the Lagos Oriental hotel tomorrow.

The event, which has attracted more than 35 speakers from 30 countries to attend what has become a leading regional digital financial services conference in West Africa.

Opening the event, Ms Omokehinde Adebanjo, the Vice President and Area Business Head for West Africa, Mastercard and other notable experts and innovators will participate in nine sessions and panels. Mastercard is the headline sponsor of the expo with some leading innovators, companies and institutions joining as keynote sponsors: Ping-Express, WorldRemit, TransferTo, SoftwareGroup, Oradian, PharmAccess, IDM, CodersCode, Avante and APO.

Also during the event, exciting trends in digital financial services -such as innovative changes taking place across Africa as the continent leapfrogs into the digital economy – will be shared. The CashlessAfrica conference will not only highlight the challenges and opportunities in the Fintech space in Africa but will provide knowledge and networking platform that will bring the African Fintech industry at par with its counterparts across the globe.

According to Emmanuel Okoegwale, the principal Associate at MobileMoneyAfrica – Digital disruption is changing how traditional banking services, payments, remittances are now offered in the digital economy. Almost all sectors of financial services including payments, money transfers, banking and more – is being re-imagined by non-traditional providers and Fintechs, while the traditional incumbent providers are reinventing themselves very quickly to understand better the puzzle presented by the Fintech and how they can leverage on the digital movement.

To participate in the conference, you can register here. Attendance is is free! You can also join the discussions on Twitter using the hashtag, #CashlessExpo.