Channel VAS, the global premium financial technology (fintech) and data analytics company, has confirmed that it will be an official sponsor of Mobile 360 Africa, a tech industry event that will be held from July 16th to 18th in Kigali, Rwanda.
Mobile 360 Africa is part of a GSMA Series of global events. GSMA is a trade body that represents the interests of mobile network operators worldwide.
Channel VAS has more than 30 countries of operation in the African region. The company has affirmed that events like these are a prime opportunity for the firm to network with key players in the mobile industry and showcase its innovative ideas, aiming to improve people’s financial inclusion in underserved and underbanked areas of the continent.
“As a global leader in the Fintech field, Channel VAS is always keen on supporting major events like the M360 Africa, which promotes inspirational and disruptive ideas, like the services we offer, to shape the continent’s mobile and digital future,” commented Mr. Bassim Haidar, Channel VAS’ Founder and CEO.
“With the Channel VAS vision being the financial inclusion of unbanked populations in Africa, coming closer to other major players in the mobile ecosystem to work together towards that goal is facilitated through events like M360 Africa,” he continued.
“Mobile 360 Series – Africa aims to showcase how mobile connectivity is providing a foundation for innovation and entrepreneurship across the region, delivering a range of essential services across finance, healthcare and digital identity,” explained Akinwale Goodluck, Head of Sub-Saharan Africa, GSMA.
“We are looking forward to welcoming our speakers, guests and sponsors in Rwanda next week and discussing the positive and transformational impact mobile is having throughout this incredible region,” Goodluck continued.
A delegation of Channel VAS executives will be attending the event and will have important meetings with some of the region’s major businesses. as part of its mandate, Channel VAS aims to expand the delivery of the company’s services towards financial inclusion to more countries and people in the region.