Interswitch backs Nigeria Fintech Week

The Nigerian fintech industry is indeed a dynamic and promising sector within the country’s economy, and it plays a vital role in driving innovation and financial inclusion. Interswitch Limited, Africa’s leading integrated payments and digital commerce company, has demonstrated its commitment to nurturing this thriving ecosystem by announcing its headline sponsorship of the upcoming Nigerian Fintech Week, which is scheduled to take place between the 24th and 26th of October 2023 at the Landmark Event Center in Victoria Island, Lagos.

The event is themed “Fintech: Resilience, Innovation, and Diversification,” and it aims to bring together experts and leaders from the banking and fintech sectors. They will address challenges, discuss emerging trends, and provide valuable insights to catalyse partnerships and growth within the digital payment landscape.

Distinguished speakers lined up for the event include Akeem Lawal, the Managing Director of Payment Processing & Switching at Interswitch Purepay, who will deliver the keynote address. Notable figures like President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Dr. Adesina Akinwumi, the President of the Africa Development Bank, are among other esteemed guests.

Akeem Lawal, the Managing Director of Payment Processing and Switching at Interswitch Purepay, emphasised 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. He expressed Interswitch’s commitment to fostering innovation and collaboration to drive the growth of the payment ecosystem in Nigeria.

Interswitch’s active participation in this event highlights its dedication to the growth of the financial sector in Nigeria. Nigeria Fintech Week is designed to nurture innovation, facilitate financial inclusion, and encourage collaboration among stakeholders in the financial industry. This sponsorship builds on the success of the Interswitch Tech Connect conference, organised across the five geographical regions of Nigeria, and reflects the company’s unwavering commitment to advancing the financial sector while serving as a catalyst for innovation, financial inclusion, and collaborative efforts among industry stakeholders.

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