David Milligan to chair the "Future of Fintech" panel at exclusive KPMG event, 15-17 Feb 2017
This year KPMG East Africa is hosting their 2nd Annual Insurance Conference in Mombasa under the theme of “it is time for change”. As a global alliance partner, Matchi is delighted to be included within the agenda of this 2-day conference which includes focused thematic sessions around strategic innovation, technology, digital disruption, regulatory changes and Insuretech.
Fintech matchmaking to have a dedicated stream at Meftech, 13-14 March 2017
Matchi has partnered with Meftech 2017 to bring the world's most exciting, market-ready fintech to the Middle East - and to run a fully dedicated stream of focused thematic sessions around collaboration between banks and fintech firms.
Over one thousand executive level delegates are expected at this year’s event - the largest on record. Board level guests from some of the leading banks in the region have already confirmed their attendance including FGB, ADIB, Qatar Islamic Bank and Bahrain Islamic Bank.
“MEFTECH is the definitive platform where top decision-makers share insights with technology providers and collaborate to rethink financial services. Year after year, it attracts the financial industry’s best and brightest minds, serving as a conduit for innovative ideas and thinking. The 2017 event is shaping up to be particularly special due to the calibre of our three headline presenters. Chris Skinner is a noted banking industry futurist, Jim Marous is one the most influential people in banking and JP Nicols is a top 5 Fintech influencer, therefore we know executives from financial firms throughout the region will want to hear what they have to say.”Chris Fountain, Managing Director, Turret Media
Matchi Fintech Pavilion to take the spotlight at Seamless Africa, 14-15 March 2017
Retail, e-commerce and payments are experiencing unprecedented growth and this requires an all-inclusive event platform to bring its key contributors and influences together in the one space. Enter Seamless.
As Africa’s leading event and conference, Seamless brings together leading minds, entrepreneurs and innovators across payments, e-commerce and retail sectors to allow new business opportunities and valuable connections to be made. Enter Matchi.
Seamless Africa and Matchi have joined forces this year to showcase 6 leading fintech solutions that are proven and implementable within the African market:
6 African fintech solutions you need to know about
Hello Paisa Hello Paisa is an International Money Transfer Solution for migrants. Customers transact using our Android and IOS Apps, or by calling our toll free multilingual call center or simply dialing our FREE USSD dial string therefore removing any of the access barriers that exist at the base of the pyramid. Login to Matchi and view the PDF overview of Hello Paisa here.
IntelWorld Intelworld is a FinTech company with a platform that enables businesses in Africa sell their products and services on mobile devices and online and get paid via mobile money (MTN Mobile Money, Airtel Money) and bank cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express). Login to Matchi and view the PDF overview of IntelWorld here.
Indox Indox is an identity verification entity that facilitates a seamless Know Your Clienton boarding processes. First - automation of collection of proof of identity documents. Second – automated verification of authenticity proof of identity documents. Third - a video identification of the client to minimize identity theft risk. Login to Matchi and view the PDF overview of Indox here
Nomanini Nomanini is a South African-based enterprise payments platform provider that optimises transactions in the informal retail sector. They provide banks and mobile networks with merchant tools and management platforms to enable widespread and convenient access to VAS products, cash transfers, bill payments and bank transactions for people in informal markets. Login to Matchi and view the PDF overview of Nomanini here.
AIR AIR's specialises in Payment System Infrastructure. AIR believes that it is pivotal to protect a client’s information during the authentication process, hence its current focus is on “sAuth”, which is to bring back the convenience of relying on one username and password to access any account securely. Login to Matchi and view the PDF overview of AIR here.
SmartCash Transact A card-less transacting solution that allows customers to deposit cash, send cash, receive cash and pay for goods and services from a merchant using their fingerprint. It uses the power of existing retail footprint to increase financial inclusion of the formally unbanked market. Login to Matchi and view the PDF overview of SmartCash Transact here.
For more information on any of these solutions or to set up a demo, please contact Catherine Miller at
Our Live Lunch Webinar with KPMG Insurance takes place 8 February at 10:00 GMT
Kicking off our 2017 webinar line-up with a bang, team Matchi is delighted to invite our extended network to join us for a complimentary Live Lunch Webinar with KPMG Insurance.
Date: Wednesday, 8 February Time: 13:00 Kenya, 10:00 GMT Duration: 40 min Topic: InsurTech: Automating Claims and Payments Price: Free
Addressing a key problem in the East Africa Insurance sector this Live Lunch discussion will focus on the trust deficit gaps and information asymmetry around the process of insurance claims that typically result in low penetration rates.
Matchi's Head of Business - Asia, Swati Jindal takes the stage at high-profile insurance summit
The 7th Annual Summit on Insurance Technology was held on January 20, 2016 in Mumbai. The event is known as India's leading conference on technology trends and directions in the dynamic insurance industry, and provides an exclusive platform for dialogue among insurance CEOs, CIOs, Influencers and suppliers.
Matchi's very own Swati Jindal was invited to speak on the InsurTech panel to discuss the impact of emerging technologies on insurance, as moderated by Arpita Bedekar, Research Director- Fintelekt.
Mahindra Finance announces winners of Global Fintech Challenge with Matchi and KPMG India
Leading Indian NBFC, Mahindra Finance, is delighted to announce three winning solutions from their recent Global Fintech Challenge. All three solution providers will continue with Proof-of-Concept projects within Mahindra Finance with a view to roll out and implement their technologies.