Paris, 5 November 2018 – As part of its technological development strategy, Tinubu Square, a leading provider of credit insurance, surety and trade finance solutions, has appointed Offer Sadey as CTO. Offer Sadey will have responsibility for shaping the company’s…
Jérome Pezé will be speaking at 2:05pm on “The Rise of ‘High Tech’ Finance”
Tech giants such as Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple and PayPal are currently causing the greatest disruption to traditional banks’ value propositions, much more so than fintech start-ups. With PayPal working capital gaining momentum this panel will look to discuss whether this will be a trend other tech firms follow and the impact it will have on the future of receivables finance
How ‘high tech’ finance companies are providing alternative finance options to SMEs and helping to reduce the funding gap
Partnering with traditional banks and technology providers to scale services into new territories and market segments
How is the Open Banking and the PSD 2 directive further enabling high tech companies to enter the alternative finance sector?
Are traditional lenders competing or collaborating with technology providers?
Future predictions on how these companies will impact the receivables finance industry
Moderator – Angus McFadyen, Partner, Pinsent Masons
Rebecca Harding, CEO, Coriolis Technologies
Michael Vrontamitis, Head of Trade, Transaction Banking, Europe & Americas, Standard Chartered Bank
Elena Mazzotti, MD Europe Credit, Accenture
Jérôme Pezé, CEO, Tinubu Square
29 November 2018: TXF Cape Town, South Africa (Supporter)
Richard Wulff will be speaking at 11:45 on FINANCIAL COLLABORATION: MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER? A diverse funding mix is often hailed as the most productive means of financing projects across Africa. The panel will discuss:
How can ECAs, DFIs, commercial banks, and the private market collaborate to reach financial close?
Which recent deals have demonstrated excellent synergy from financial institutions?
What quibbles can arise from having multiple players on a deal and how can these be overcome?
The panel will include:
Jean Craven, CEO & Director, Barak Fund Management
Deepen Jhina, General Manager: Capital, Investment and Funding, MTN
William Makwinja, Deal Originator, DBSA
Mandisi Nkuhlu, Chief Operating Officer, ECIC
Richard Wulff, Transformation Advisor, Tinubu Square
Moderator: William Makwinja, Deal Originator, DBSA