We're Hosting The Father of Mobile Payments Hannes van Rensburg (Fundamo)

Sep 7, 2017, 2:00 – 5:00 PM

Cape Town Stadium, Fritz Sonnenberg Rd, Green Point, Cape Town, 8002

We're proud to host Hannes van Rensburg the founder of Fundamo, the first mobile banking solution that was acquired by Visa Inc in June 2011 for USD 110M. Hannes is the father of mobile payments and has been voted as one of the top hundred most influential people in telecommunication three years in a row. Join us at the Cape Town stadium as Startup Grind will be part of the Innovation Summit.

In-person event

About this event

Hannes van Rensburg is the founder of Fundamo the first mobile banking solution that was acquired by Visa Inc in June 2011 for USD 110M. Hannes is the father of mobile payments and has been voted as one of the top hundred most influential people in telecommunication three years in a row.

At the time of acquisition, Fundamo was the global leader in the provision of mobile banking solutions in emerging markets. Fundamo platforms processed billions of transactions annually in 34 countries for millions of account holders. In 2011 Hannes was given a lifetime achievement award by MEF for his work in growing the mobile payment industry globally.

He recently launched his book: “Cash in, Cash out”, describing the birth and growth of Fundamo. The book is a source of inspiration for entrepreneurs working in emerging markets.

Hannes joined ACI Worldwide as Senior Vice President in April 2016 with the brief to develop new initiatives in the payments industry, primarily focused on the US market. He currently lives in Naples, Florida.

In this fireside chat, Hannes will share lessons learnt from successes and failures pioneering mobile banking and how he sold the business to visa. 

PLEASE NOTE:
The event will be at the CAPE TOWN STADIUM as it will be part of Innovation Summit.
The fireside chat will START EARLY at 17h00 and you will be allowed into the Innovation Summit from 14h00 on 7th Sept 2017.

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Speaker

  • Hannes van Rensburg

    Fundamo

    Founder

When

When

Thursday, September 7, 2017
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM UTC

Agenda

Networking & Food
Fireside Chat
Networking + Cash Bar

Organizer

  • Brian Mlambo

    Akha Ventures

    CEO & Founder

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