Abstracts

A mobile money kiosk in Uganda. Picture: Bukulu Steven / Wikimedia Commons

To access the abstracts of presentations to the Colloquium, click on the titles below. More abstracts will be added as they become available.

SESSION 1: MOBILE MONEY AND DIGITAL PAYMENTS

Mobile financial services: the mobile money landscape in AfricaDare Okoudjou, founder and CEO, MFS Africa

Text to come — Mario Fernandez, CEO, Geosocket

Mobile financial services: unnoticed vulnerability issues Dr Mesfin Fikre Woldmariam, Addis Ababa University

SESSION 2: REGULATION

Digital finance in Africa’s futureStephen Mwaura Nduati, Central Bank of Kenya / FinTech analyst

Digital finance and integrated innovation ecosystems: challenges for Africa’s futureOlufunmilayo B Arewa, Temple University Beasley School of Law

SESSION 3: AGENT NETWORKS

Evaluating the effectiveness of Agent Networks in driving financial inclusion in AfricaValentine Obi, CEO, eTranzact

Mobile money networks in Diepsloot (South Africa): structure, hierarchies and the lawDr Sean Maliehe, University of Pretoria

SESSION 4: REMITTANCES

Remittances from the African DiasporaNnamdi Oranye, founder, Disrupting Africa / Fintech author

Remittances and digital paymentsDr Sibel Kusimba, American University, Washington DC

SESSION 5: G2P PAYMENTS

Digitizing financial lives of the poor through G2Ps: Citizenship, behavioural fixes, and wealth extractionProf Solène Morvant-Roux, University of Geneva

Financial inclusion via social cash transfers: the case of South AfricaLena Gronbach, Human Economy Programme, University of Pretoria

SESSION 6: INSURANCE

Taking digital insurance products to marketJeremy Leach, founder and CEO, Inclusivity Solutions

SESSION 7: START-UP CAPITAL

Text to come — Sechaba Ngwenya, CEO, Creditable

SESSION 8: THE BLOCKCHAIN

The South African Reserve Bank’s approach to FinTechGerhard van Deventer, South African Reserve Bank

The Blockchain and decentralised financeRoss McEwan, Chief Technology Officer, Wala / Dala Foundation

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