United Capital Plc and Africa Fintech Foundry, one of the continent’s premier tech startup accelerators for the AFF Disrupt 2019 conference, have partnered to encourage growth and innovation within the fintech industry.
The conference is expected to engender interaction about fintech through panel discussions and masterclasses. The speakers attending the event will include leaders of top banking, telecommunications and technology organizations around the country and continent.
In a statement released, the Group Chief Executive Officer of United Capital, Peter Ashade said “as an industry leader in finance and an organisation committed to financial inclusion across the continent, we are very aware that fintech is the future of finance. Consequently, we are also very interested in the conversation on innovating and shaping the future of fintech itself as a tool for driving our purpose”.
He added that “our participation at Disrupt 2019 aligns with our group strategy of leveraging technology to better empower our clients with bespoke financial services”.
According to Ashade, “we are aware that eight out of the top ten global brands are Fintech companies and what better way to show our involvement than to be part of this conference. During the conference, visitors can come to our stand to learn more about United Capital various offerings as well as set up an Investnow account among others”.