TechInAfrica – Maritius is set to host the Africa Fintech Festival (AFF), kicking off in May 2020 with around 2000 expected delegates. The statement was announced by Mauritius Africa FinTech Hub (MAFH). It is part of the initiative event associated with the Africa Fintech Network.
CEO of MAFH, Michal Szymanski visited Kampala, Uganda to attend this year’s event of Africa FinTech Festival and to hand over the event’s flag. It was held on November 5 and 6 by Uganda’s Financial Technology Service Providers’ Association (Fitspa) with participation from 25 African countries’ delegates.
Szymanski said in a statement that the event will be the platform to expose the Mauritian FinTech ecosystem to Africa and the world in order to be a catalyst for investment, interest, and local innovation.
The event aims at highlighting ideas, trends, innovations, and key debates on various issues, including Regtech, consumer protection, disruption of savings, credit, insurance, and pension value chains, borderless operations, non-traditional partnerships, and game-changing business models.
According to MAFH, the event is part of the organization’s efforts to promote Mauritius as the fintech innovation hub for Africa. The event is expected to be held for either three or five days in May 2020. The exact date for the event will be confirmed later after it is fixed.