The Nigerian fintech industry stands out as one of the most dynamic and promising sectors within the country’s economy, playing a vital role that cannot be overstated. Demonstrating its dedication to nurturing this thriving ecosystem, Interswitch Limited, Africa’s foremost integrated payments and digital commerce company, has proudly announced its Headline Sponsorship of the upcoming Nigerian Fintech Week. This event is scheduled to take place between the 24th – 26th of October 2023, at the Landmark Event Center, Victoria Island, Lagos.
This event, themed “Fintech: Resilience, Innovation, and Diversification,” is set to draw in experts and leaders from the banking and fintech sectors who will converge to address challenges, discuss emerging trends, and provide valuable insights aimed at catalyzing partnerships and growth throughout the digital payment landscape.
Distinguished speakers lined up to address the audience, include Akeem Lawal, the Managing Director of Payment Processing & Switching at Interswitch Purepay, who will deliver the keynote address. Additionally, the event will feature notable figures like President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Dr. Adesina Akinwumi, the President of the Africa Development Bank, among other esteemed guests.
Speaking about the sponsorship, Akeem Lawal, the Managing Director of Payment Processing and switching at Interswitch Purepay, emphasized the importance of Interswitch’s involvement in industry events like Nigeria Fintech Week. These gatherings serve as platforms for discussing critical issues, trends, and innovations in the realm of digital payments.
“We are delighted to support Nigeria Fintech Week for the second consecutive year. Interswitch is deeply committed to fostering innovation and collaboration to propel the growth of the payment ecosystem in Nigeria. This is the driving force behind Interswitch’s decision to headline sponsor Nigeria Fintech Week” Akeem expressed.
Interswitch’s active participation in this event underscores its dedication to the growth of the financial sector in Nigeria. Nigeria Fintech Week, at its core, is designed to nurture innovation, facilitate financial inclusion, and encourage collaboration among stakeholders in the financial industry.
Following the success of the just concluded Interswitch Tech Connect conference organized across the 5 geographical regions of Nigeria, the headline participation of the Fintech Giant in this year’s edition of the Nigerian Fintech Week reflects its unwavering commitment to the financial sector’s advancement, while the event itself serves as a catalyst for innovation, financial inclusion, and collaborative efforts among industry stakeholders.