AI, Fintech and The Digital Economy

Oct 24, 2023, 4:30 – 6:45 PM

iKhokha, 1 Nokwe Avenue, Durban, 4319

We will be hosting a panel discussion with leaders in the fintech industry and discussing AI, the digital economy and the future of fintech.

In-person event

About this event

? Join Us for an Exclusive Panel Discussion on AI, Fintech, and The Digital Economy 

Are you curious about the dynamic world of AI, Fintech, and how they are reshaping the digital economy? Look no further! Our expert panelists will dive deep into the most pressing topics in this rapidly evolving landscape.

? Event Highlights: 

1️⃣ Traditional Banking vs. Fintechs: Explore the clash between traditional financial institutions and innovative Fintech disruptors. Discover how this competition is driving innovation.

2️⃣ AI for SMMEs: Uncover the transformative power of Artificial Intelligence for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMMEs). Learn how it can boost productivity, efficiency, and competitiveness.

3️⃣ Leveraging Fintech for SMME Growth: Discover strategies and success stories on how SMMEs can harness Fintech solutions to scale their businesses, access funding, and expand their reach.

4️⃣ The Future of Fintech in South Africa: Get insights into the exciting future of Fintech in South Africa. Explore emerging trends, investment opportunities, and potential challenges.

5️⃣ Navigating Regulatory Constraints: Gain an understanding of the regulatory landscape in South Africa and how it impacts the Fintech sector. Learn how businesses can navigate these constraints effectively.

Don't miss this opportunity to network with industry experts, gain valuable insights, and be part of the Fintech revolution in South Africa!

?️ Reserve your spot now.

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Check out what happened


  • Nesan Pather

    Retail Capital (Division of Tyme Bank)

    Digital Manager

  • Graeme Cumming


    Chief Product Officer

  • Brenton Naicker

    Venture Capital

    Principal and Head of Growth

  • Sandile Mahlba

    Microsoft South Africa

    Public Sector Provincial Executive (KZN and MPL)



Tuesday, October 24, 2023
4:30 PM – 6:45 PM UTC


Registration and Networking
Panel Discussion


  • Raeesa Bayat

    Startup Grind

    Chapter Director


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