Africa Fintech Foundry, Access Bank plan tech roundtable
The Africa Fintech Foundry (AFF) has announced that its first AFF Roundtable Talk holds on Friday, March 26, 2021.
The quarterly event, being organised in partnership with Access Bank PLC, is themed Let’s talk tech resilience 2021, in keeping with the digital-led future envisaged post COVID-19.
The talk gathers attendees across the globe, including Africa’s leading minds in venture capital, technology, innovation and startups – to understand and inspire disruptive technology-driven solutions in the financial services industry.
Head of the African Fintech Foundry, Daniel Awe, said: “Since inception, the Africa Fintech Foundry has leveraged digital transformation in the areas of innovation, financial technology and entrepreneurship.
“This quarter’s talk won’t be any different, we will equip businesses with the skills and knowledge they require to navigate the testing business environment brought about by COVID-19. In this upcoming edition, we hope to help even more businesses gain clarity, create value and adopt best practices for innovative technologies.
“Our lineup of industry experts will dissect topical issues on emerging trends that will transform businesses into socially and economically relevant ventures. Through the discourse, we will also deep-dive into the unpopular and under-explored ways technology can be leveraged to shape societies and ultimately make the African economy a global powerhouse,” he said.
The Executive Director, Information Technology and Operations at Access Bank Plc,Ade Bajomo, said: “The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly had an era-defining impact on economies, businesses and on people.
“As we inch closer to the end of the phase, automation and robotics will remain a core competence of multiple sectors for the foreseeable future. It is therefore important, that we jointly educate ourselves on best practices that will help us circumvent avoidable failures in implementation.