Firstbank Host 4th Fintech Summit Aug 6.
First Bank of Nigeria Limited on Monday, has announced to hold its fourth Annual FinTech Summit virtually on Thursday, 6 August 2020 by 12pm.
The summit which is tagged “How Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence will Disrupt FinTech in Nigeria” is mainly to promote the growth and reinvention of banking technology in Nigeria.
According to the group’s Head, Marketing & Corporate Communications, Folake Ani-Mumuney in a statement said, the event will be virtually held via Zoom Meetings and the topic for the day will be discussed by experts, key and leading players, policy influencers and regulatory officials in the Nigerian financial, banking and technological climate.
Chinedu Echeruo, founder of HopStop which was sold to Apple for $1bn will be leading the discussion as the Keynote speaker alongside other panelists; Musa Itopa Jimoh, Director, Payments System Management Department and Aminu Maida, Executive Director, Technology & Operations, Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System Plc (NIBSS).
Representing FirstBank in the panel of discussants are Callistus Obetta, Group Executive, Technology & Services and Chuma Ezirim, Group Executive, e-Business & Retail Products
Speaking on the event, Deputy Managing Director, First Bank, Mr. Gbenga Shobo, said “at FirstBank, we have been at the forefront of employing technology in the delivery of financial services in the country exemplified by our various products and services such as FirstMobile, USSD Banking services, FirstMonie Wallet, FirstMonie Agent Banking, FirstAdvance loans provisions”
Adding that, The 2020 edition of our FINTECH summit will build on the successes achieved in the last three editions. We welcome the panelists as we look forward to the shared knowledge which will be integral to deepening the continued growth of banking technology, especially its impact on the Gross Domestic Product of Nigeria and the continent at large.
Technology continues to play a fundamental role in driving financial inclusion and strengthening the growth of SMEs that contribute significantly to the development of the country.
The bank said,”To participate in the event, click the link https://www.firstbanknigeria.com/business-banking/smeconnect/fintech-summit/registration/ to register”.
While the bank encourage members of the public, players in the fintech and financial climate to register, as there is knowledge for everyone.