About the Event

Finnovation Events

Finnovation Event has its corporate headquarter in Gurgaon. Through its on-the-ground presence in key centres across the world we are able to serve our clients in the global financial markets with high-profile international conferences in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. We have a wealth of experience in creating large‐scale banking and finance , infrastructure and investments conferences, Start-ups Pitch Session, Blockchain Summit with a passionate commitment to innovation that reinvents the business conference format to deliver new forms of value for our clients.

Finnovation East Africa 2020 is a very different kind of event, a complete reboot, for a very different kind of industry. Deconstructed and shorn of all the usual, tired formats of the traditional convention and built from the ground up as a genuinely new event that is a ground-breaking in its focus as it is in its format and aspiring to be as innovative and transformative as the dynamic FinTech market it serves.

Combining a highly innovative and interactive event format with world-class speakers and more than 300 carefully selected participants, Finnovation East Africa 2020 to be held at Nairobi, Kenya in August 2020, will tackle the most pressing questions for the progress of FinTech and the positive transformation of banking in Africa, providing a platform for all stakeholders to engage in creating the future of financial services on the continent – from established banking powerhouses to FinTech start-ups.

Speakers at Finnovation East Africa 2020

Mark Young

CEO: Southern Africa


Declan Magero

Founding Partner Afrinet Capital/ Advisory

Lawyers Hub

Nick Wood

Senior Representative


Greg Cohen

COO, Co-Founder

Asoko Insight

Melissa Hoffmann

Head of Africa

Musoni Systems

Carina Rumberger



Sieka Gatabaki

Deputy Program Director,

Mercy Corps.

Dr. Tom Kahigu

Head of IT,

DIB Bank Kenya

James Muritu

Group CIO

Atlas Mara Digital Kenya Ltd.

Marwa Furaha


Jambo Wireless Limited-Kenya

Hillary Miller-Wise

Founder and CEO


Dick Arudo

Founder / Partner

PayGate EA Limited

John Muchiri



Zak Syengo

Head of Marketing

Rafiki Microfinance Bank

Michael Michie

Head of Information Technology

TripleOKlaw LLP

Delila Kidanu

Business Development Manager


Fiona Kiruja

Community Manager



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Whether you’re a financial services professional, CEO, CIO, CTO, Compliance or Risk Officer, Regulator, Investor, Fund Manager or Entrepreneur, FINNOVATION EAST AFRICA 2020 will be hub of all the Stakeholders, Thought Leaders and Pioneers of the industry.

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Finnovation East Africa 2020 will gather all stakeholders and influencers in the African FinTech value chain from the key markets across Africa and internationally and will seek to better align FinTech directions and initiatives in Africa

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Finnovation East Africa 2020 are dedicated to rewarding and recognising the hard work, excellence and creativity of FinTech companies, start-ups, technologies and products. We welcome nominations globally, regardless of size or reach of your company, we have categories to cater for all who have displayed outstanding innovations and contributions to the advancement of technology across the sector. From payment innovations to customer experience, data, trading, banking and lending, all areas are covered.