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november, 2018

22nov5:30 pm8:00 pmFeaturedFinTech: Powering Africa’s Single Digital MarketThis talk explores different topics and key drivers such as digital identity and technology education that are necessary to enable them.5:30 pm - 8:00 pm Kigali Serena Hotel

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Event Details

Carnegie Mellon University Africa invites you to a Masterclass : “FinTech: Powering Africa’s Single Digital Market” with Dr. Martin Saint.
Technology and technology education to enable a single pan-African market
International commerce on the African continent is fragmented. With the recent launch of the Continental Free Trade Area, there is potential for African countries to come together to create a single market. Achieving this goal depends upon the application of technology in multiple domains ranging from regulation to digital payments. The Internet of Things, blockchain, artificial intelligence, and other technology trends and tools converge to form financial technology or FinTech, the foundation of cross-border commerce. This talk explores these topics and key drivers such as digital identity and technology education that are necessary to enable them.

Talk will be followed by a panel discussion with industry expert to explore the opportunities for Africa to tap into the digital market, discuss emerging trends and key projects that are changing the fintech landscape. Join the conversation with professionals from different sectors as well as CMU-Africa faculty, students and alumni.

This will also be an opportunity to learn about CMU-Africa programs,research projects as well as understand the admission process and available financial aid options.

Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cmu-africa-masterclass-fintech-powering-africas-single-digital-market-tickets-52000488862

FAQs

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can reach the organizers through the email: info@africa.cmu.edu

What does the event cost?

The event is free, however your attendance can only be confirmed through registration as there is a limited number of seats.

 


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Time

(Thursday) 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

Kigali Serena Hotel

KN 3 Avenue

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