Interswitch to Sponsor the 2nd Nigeria Fintech Forum, Showcasing Africa’s Thriving Fintech Landscape

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Interswitch to Sponsor the 2nd Nigeria Fintech Forum, Showcasing Africa’s Thriving Fintech Landscape

By Trek Africa Newspaper



Interswitch Group, Africa’s leading integrated payments and digital commerce company has been announced as sponsor of the second edition of the Nigeria Fintech Forum, scheduled to take place on August 3rd, 2023, at the prestigious Civic Center in Victoria Island, Lagos.

Organized by, the Nigeria Fintech Forum is a highly anticipated event that draws prominent stakeholders from both the public and private sectors within Nigeria’s financial technology ecosystem to discuss global and national trends in the industry.

Delivering the event’s keynote address will be Akeem Lawal, Managing Director, Payment Processing and Switching (Interswitch Purepay). In his statement, Lawal said, “As a pioneer in the African fintech ecosystem, Interswitch is committed to driving innovation, collaboration, and growth within the financial services industry. We are pleased to sponsor the Nigeria Fintech Forum for the second consecutive year and provide a global platform for meaningful discussions that will shape the future of finance in Nigeria.”

The event will offer a range of activities, including leaders’ forums, networking sessions, workshops, and engaging panel discussions featuring industry experts like Babatunde Okufi, Group Head for Business Development, Interswitch Purepay, and Tyoyila Aga, Group Head of Financial Services, Digital Infrastructure & Managed Services (Interswitch Systegra).

Conversations during the forum will spotlight topical issues, including an insightful assessment of the Nigerian fintech sector and the redefinition of the ecosystem’s fight against fraud and financial crimes.

As a strategic partner of the event’s organizers, Interswitch Group previously served as the headline sponsor for the debut edition of the Nigeria Fintech Forum held in 2022. This commitment underscores the company’s unwavering focus on fostering growth within Nigeria’s fintech ecosystem and beyond.

Championing a technology-forward approach, Interswitch continues to actively pursue opportunities for collaborations with players in the fintech ecosystem, furthering its overarching goal to create a digitally inclusive and prosperous Africa.


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