Afrikoin Joburg 2015

Thu Dec 3, 08:30 - Thu Dec 3, 17:30



Savannah Fund, Barclays Bank and Thomson Reuters have teamed up to bring you the 3rd edition of Afrikoin – a forum for innovators, by pioneers in Africa, to discuss the most cutting edge digital trends, technologies and development in financial services and their subsequent impact.
Afrikoin is where you’ll meet leaders and peers who are building from scratch, collaborating with others or simply learning about how to innovate in their business model and technology or infrastructure.
We are pleased to partner with Alphacode, a club for financial services entrepreneurs, who have generously provided their offices as a venue for the event, alongside Barclays and Thomson Reuters are also sponsoring the event.


08:30 -  09:30 Registration, Coffee & Introduction (Alphacode & Savannah Fund)
9:30 - 10:15 Payments & Prepaid Economy

Moderator: Mbwana Alliy, Savannah Fund

  • Kobus Ehlers, Snapscan
  • Rachel Balsham, MFS
  • Vusi Ndebele, PayNow 
  • Kim Dancey, FNB
10:30- 11:15 Risk and Compliance
  • Lee Holmes, Barclays Bank
  • Michel Hanouch, CGAP/World Bank
  • Ashley Anthony, Isazi Consulting
11:30- 12:15 Open Thomson Reuters Announcement

12:15 - 13:30 Lunch

13:30 - 14:30 Pitch Session hosted by Barclays & Savannah Fund

14:30 - 15:15 Lending, Savings & Investment Platforms

Moderator: Warren Squires, Barclays
  • Sean Emery, Rainfin
  • Dov Girnun, Merchant Capital
  • Annabel Dallamore, Happy Money
15:30 - 16:15  Bitcoin and Blockchain Applications
Moderator: Simon Dingle, BitX
  • Lorien Gamaroff, Bankymoon
  • Helghardt Avenant, Zapgo
  • Tawanda Kembo, Bitfinance

16:30 - 17:15  Alternative Banking
  • Dominique Collett, RMI
  • Yolande Steyn, FNB
  • Alex Menage, Thomson Reuters

17:30 - 18:30 Networking & Drinks

Please check the site link for finalized up to date agenda


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