The Future of FinTech in Ethiopia: Insights of CEOs – FinTech for Smallholder Farmers

Did you know that the National Bank of Ethiopia has issued a new directive that allows FinTech companies to start offering payment processing and related services in the Ethiopian market?

This is historical! In light of this new directive, opportunities are opening in the financial sector: business opportunities for Ethiopian entrepreneurs, private banks, foreign financial institutions, and FinTech companies. Also, this is good news for the citizens of Ethiopia that will hopefully benefit from a wider range of services. Iceaddis, Ethiopia’s first innovation hub and tech incubator, the Israeli Embassy in Ethiopia, and Pears Program for Global Innovation, are partnering around a joint webinar series presenting the FinTech landscape globally and diving into the opportunities of this new market, cultivating on the exchange between the financial sector in both markets.

What is the future of financial services in Ethiopia? What should financial institutions and entrepreneurs take into consideration when innovating in the financial sector?

Israel counts over 500 FinTech startups and a developed FinTech ecosystem with many years of experience looking overseas. The webinar series will feature top Israeli FinTech experts who will share their experience and insights together with the leading Ethiopian experts who will present the current situation in Ethiopia and their vision of the future. Local financial institutions, entrepreneurs, and FinTech actors, join this series of three webinars which will explore the opportunities for collaboration between the two ecosystems! Register here!

Time: 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM EST

Location: Virtual

Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2020