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Financial Innovation Summit: Driving Innovation in Tough Economic Times

November 17, 2015 • Finance, Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Financial Innovation Summit: Driving Innovation in Tough Economic Times

Hosted by IT News Africa, and sponsored by Telkom and Hitachi Data Systems, the Financial Innovation Summit was held at the Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg. The Summit which was held on 28 October 2015 addressed the theme – “Advancing Financial Services.” During the course of the Summit, IT News Africa recorded each round table...

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Financial Innovation Summit: Mobile Banking Revolution – Where are the Opportunities?

November 12, 2015 • Finance, Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Financial Innovation Summit: Mobile Banking Revolution – Where are the Opportunities?

Hosted by IT News Africa, and sponsored by Telkom and Hitachi Data Systems, the Financial Innovation Summit was held at the Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg. The Summit which was held on 28 October 2015 addressed the theme –...

In Pictures: Financial Innovation Summit 2015

October 29, 2015 • Events, Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on In Pictures: Financial Innovation Summit 2015

Financial executives convened at the Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg for the Financial Innovation Summit – which was sponsored by Telkom and Hitachi Data Systems. The Summit, which was held on 28 October 2015, addressed the...

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Video: Attendees react to Financial Innovation Summit

October 29, 2015 • Finance, Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Video: Attendees react to Financial Innovation Summit

Drawing in a large number of senior executives, the African Innovator Round Table: Financial Innovation Summit addressed the theme – “Advancing Financial Services Through Technology.” Sponsored by Telkom and Hitachi Data Systems, the Financial...

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20 top-flight speakers to headline Financial Innovation Summit in Johannesburg

October 26, 2015 • Events, Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on 20 top-flight speakers to headline Financial Innovation Summit in Johannesburg

Over twenty speakers have been announced for the upcoming African Innovator Round Table: Financial Innovation Summit, an annual one-day summit exploring innovation in financial services. The Summit will be held on October 28 at Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel,...

Eighteen speakers announced for Financial Innovation Summit

October 15, 2015 • Events, Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Eighteen speakers announced for Financial Innovation Summit

Over eighteen speakers have been announced for African Innovator Round Table: Financial Innovation Summit, an annual one-day summit exploring innovation in financial services. The Summit will be held on October 28 at Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel, Sandton,...

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Frost & Sullivan named strategic partner for Financial Innovation Summit

October 14, 2015 • Events, Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Frost & Sullivan named strategic partner for Financial Innovation Summit

Frost & Sullivan – the Growth Partnership Company which enables its clients to accelerate growth and achieve best-in-class positions in growth, innovation and leadership – has been named strategic partner for the upcoming Financial Innovation...

Financial services organisations take 100 days to identify cyber threats

October 7, 2015 • Finance, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Financial services organisations take 100 days to identify cyber threats

Although financial services organisation are well aware that they are the targets of serious and advanced security threats, they struggle to identify attacks once they are inside their network. This is according to a new Ponemon Institute Survey. Known as...

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Financial Innovation Summit set for Johannesburg

October 5, 2015 • Events, Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Financial Innovation Summit set for Johannesburg

Financial executives will convene at the Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg for the upcoming Financial Innovation Summit – which has been sponsored by Telkom and Hitachi Data Systems. The Summit will be held on 28 October 2015, and...

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Telkom & Hitachi Data Systems confirmed as sponsors of Financial Innovation Summit

October 2, 2015 • Events, Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom & Hitachi Data Systems confirmed as sponsors of Financial Innovation Summit

Africa’s technology news leader IT News Africa, today named Telkom and Hitachi Data Systems as Gold sponsors of the upcoming Financial Innovation Summit. On the 28th of October 2015, financial and technology leaders will convene at the Radisson Blu...

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Why Deep Dives into SA’s townships could change FinTech innovation

September 18, 2015 • Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Why Deep Dives into SA’s townships could change FinTech innovation

The marked increase in activity around the disruption of digital currency and fintech in South Africa is partly due to two factors: firstly, large banking is waking up to the fact that more nimble and versatile finance platforms will soon start eating into...

SimbaPay partners with Choice Microfinance Bank in Kenya

August 31, 2015 • Finance, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on SimbaPay partners with Choice Microfinance Bank in Kenya

SimbaPay has revealed the expansion of its free instant deposit service to Choice Microfinance Bank in Kenya. SimbaPay has partnered with Choice Microfinance Bank a microfinance institution founded by Kenyans abroad. According to Victor Karanja, Head of...

Airtel partners Coverage Broadband to launch 3flix mobile TV service in Nigeria

Airtel, Wari partner to expand financial inclusion in Nigeria

August 31, 2015 • Finance, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Airtel, Wari partner to expand financial inclusion in Nigeria

As part of its contribution towards Federal Government’s efforts to deepen financial inclusion in the country Airtel Nigeria has collaborated with payment solution provider, Wari, to provide a new payment platform for Nigerians. Designed as a convenient and...

Financial companies handle cyber threats when they happen

August 24, 2015 • Finance, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Financial companies handle cyber threats when they happen

Kaspersky Lab, in cooperation with B2B International, has conducted a survey* among company representatives to find out their attitudes towards information security, including financial companies’ policies towards protection from online fraud. The survey...

Top Technology trends shaking up the financial services industry

June 17, 2015 • Enterprise IT, Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on Top Technology trends shaking up the financial services industry

The financial services industry has to consider the adoption of new technology trends such as cloud computing to augment their capabilities and social media to test market appetite for new products and services. The industry has historically been at the...

Will Digital Finance play a bigger role in SA in 2015?

February 2, 2015 • Finance, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Will Digital Finance play a bigger role in SA in 2015?

Digital finance services will become increasingly tailored to the digital channel and will play a significantly larger role in 2015, as more and more South Africans look outside of mainstream financial institutions to meet their financial needs. This is...