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Posted on June 25, 2019

Win a delegate pass to the Afro-Asia Fintech Festival

FSD Kenya is pleased to support the Afro-Asia Fintech Festival (www.afroasiafintech.net) co-hosted by the Central Bank of Kenya and the Monetary Authority of Singapore on the 15-16 July at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies.

FSD Kenya will be giving away 100 delegate passes to encourage innovators and students to participate actively in this event.  80 passes will be rewarded to those working in fintech who share the best stories of impact.  20 passes will be awarded to the tertiary students with the best ideas for fintech can achieve impact.

Instructions for the fintech impact submissions:

Anyone who is currently working in Kenya at the intersection of finance (fintechs, banks, SACCOs, agritech, healthtech, insuretech, e-commerce, etc.) and technology (mobile, sim toolkit, USSD, apps, artificial intelligence, blockchain, etc.)  is eligible to win one of eighty passes by sharing a brief description of how your firm is using technology to deliver financial solutions to solve the everyday challenges faced by households or businesses.

“Stories are limited to 300 words and can be complemented with up to 4 images including pictures, graphs, charts etc. that help to tell the impact story.

Please do not reveal personal details about anyone without their express permission and feel free to create pseudonyms for individuals and businesses so that the stories can be shared widely.  Images should also be shared with discretion in ways that show the impact but without revealing personal details.

Instructions for the tertiary student submissions:

Students attending universities, technical and vocational education training, and diploma courses in Kenya are eligible to apply for one of the twenty student passes by sharing an idea of  how technology can be used to deliver financial solutions to solve the everyday challenges faced by households or businesses. Ideas will be judged based on the potential impact, feasibility and creativity.

Ideas are limited to 300 words and can be complemented by up to 4 images including pictures, graphs, charts, etc. that help to express the idea.

All submissions must be e-mailed to info@fsdkenya.org by 4 PM on Tuesday 9th July

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