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Event Date Wed Aug 18 UTC - Thu Aug 19 UTC (11 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Wed Aug 18 1:00pm - Thu Aug 19 1:00pm
Location Virtual
Region All

Sudan Fintech Summit is the definitive meeting place facilitating multi-stakeholder dialogue with power packed networking opportunities among C-Level executives, leading Industry experts, decision makers, policy makers and government officials from across the value chain to foster collaboration, discuss current challenges, business opportunities, develop market strategies, share knowledge, and identify solutions aimed at shaping the future of fintech.

Banking on the future of fintech could prove to be a groundbreaking moment for Sudan as it builds bridges and rejoins the global financial system. The meteoric rise of fintech has transformed lives and economies, unleashing innovation and propelling an upsurge of financial inclusion.

In Sudan, the pandemic has prompted growth in digital retail banking solutions evidenced by a 64% increase in person-to-person mobile transfers and a 43% increase at the point of sale. The past year, electronic banking services moved over US$ 36 billion in electronic transactions, this including check clearing and person to person transfers.

At Sudan Fintech, meet the people who matter. Over 2 days, with over 500 industry experts, decision makers, technologists, entrepreneurs, investors, academics and more in attendance. The summit is the perfect platform to engage with the industry and make the virtual connections you need to drive business growth and stay ahead of the curve.


2021 Speakers

Magdi M. Amin
Senior Advisor, Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, Republic of the Sudan

Amr Khalid
Consultant - Payment Manager, SFSP - Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, Republic of the Sudan

Dr. Bello Lawal Danbatta
Secretary-General, Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB)

Mohamed Hedi Mejai
Director of Investments, Islamic Development Bank (IsDB)

Hussein Hassan
Ag. Director of Industry, Mining, Investment and Tourism, African Union Commission

Sholthana Begum
Special Adviser - Innovation and RegTech, Bank of England

Dr. Herco Steyn
Acting Head of Fintech, South African Reserve Bank

Ahmed Monir
Head of Regulatory Sandbox, Central Bank of Egypt

Sheila Warren
Deputy Head of the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Head of Data Policy, Blockchain, and Digital Assets, World Economic Forum

Camilo Tellez
Head - Digital Payments Innovation Hub, Better Than Cash Alliance

Suleiman Barada
Senior Advisor & Head of UABdigital, Union of Arab Banks

Dr. Noha Shaker
Founder & Secretary General, Egyptian FinTech Association & Vice President, Africa FinTech Network

Nejoud Almulaik
Director, Fintech Saudi

Dr. Bhaskar Dasgupta
Associate Director, Market Development, Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM)

Margarete Biallas
DFS Specialist, International Finance Corporation

Helene Panzarino
Director - Centre for Digital Banking and Finance, The London Institute of Banking & Finance

Majid Malaika
Cyber Security and Digital Technologies Domain Expert, International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Alex Mashinsky
Founder and CEO, Celsius

Tamer Al-Mauge
Managing Director MENA, Codebase Technologies

Shaloo Garg
Managing Director - Growth Stage Startups & Unicorns, Microsoft

Ashraf Khan
Senior Financial Sector Expert - Monetary and Capital Markets Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors & Partners


• Codebase Technologies
• MadfooatCom

• Australia Africa Chamber of Commerce
• Fintech Saudi
• The London of Banking of Finance
• Union of Arab Banks
• UAB Digital

• Tercovision

• Coinspeaker
• CryptoNews
• CryptoNewsZ
• Fintech Finance
• International Business Magazine
• Mango
• Oxford Business Group
• Private Banking
• RegTech Africa
• Sudan Live News
• TalkMarkets
• World C Alerts