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You Don’t Want to Miss the Next Regtech Conference

Africa’s regtech industry is on the rise, and according to Verified Market Research, the Global Regtech market is valued at USD 15.68 Billion in 2020. Regtech Africa is a global digital media and social enterprise platform focused on regulatory technology innovations in Africa.

The Regtech Africa Conference, which was held on the 25th and 26th of May, 2022 delivered deep insights and roadmaps into Africa’s regtech industry. 

Some of the expert speakers during the conference with held virtually are, Matteo Rizzi who was the Chairman of the conference. Like Rizzi’s website puts it, he is an unconventional entrepreneur with two decades of experience in financial services, constantly referred to amongst the top executives in the industry. He spent 13 years at SWIFT – where he co-founded Innotribe, the innovation arm of the cooperative, launching the first global startup challenge. 

Since 2013, he has a FinTech Investor and/or Venture Partner role with global VCs and CVCs (20+ deals, 5 exits) currently at Bamboo Capital Partners). In 2015, he co-founded FinTechStage (now FTS – a platform for Investors and Innovators to boost FinTech innovation globally. 

Compliance Officer for MoneyGram International for Africa, Nneka Gloria Nwaka, was among the speakers. She’s a passionate compliance officer; with international exposure and experiences ranging from developing and implementing Risk Management as well as Anti-Fraud programs, to monitoring and ensuring the effectiveness of the program across multiple organizations. She has over 15years of cognate experience within banking and payment services. 

On the list of speakers were also, Dr Vincent Olatunji – National Commissioner/CEO, Nigeria Data Protection Bureau, Josina Rodrigues – Member of the Academic Advisory Body at INATBA, and Ritesh Jain – Advisor to the G20 Initiative for Financial Inclusion (Member).

The Reg Tech Africa Conference spotlights innovations in the industry from across Africa. Watch the morning session that kicked off the conference below.


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