The panel of judges of this years event consisted of seasoned investors, academics, innovation heads of top banks and entrepreneurs with an extensive track record in finance and/ or technology. Get listed here. These experts are more than happy to assist FinTech companies in growing their business. To suggest additional experts for 2017 please contact Maud Meijvis by email email@example.com.
Yashodan Naidoo is a director at the J&J Group. Previously the head of a boutique private equity firm that focused on investments into the tech sector, he’s deeply interested in technology as a tool for social impact and economic mobility.
Yossi Hasson is the MD of Techstars Africa. He is a passionate entrepreneur and angel investor. Prior to Techstars, Yossi co-founded SYNAQ, an open source cloud security company which he successfully exited to Dimension Data. Yossi co-founded WeThinkCode_, Africa’s first tuition-free tech talent incubator.
Nicholas is currently at Apis Partners, a private equity firm focused on investments in the Financial Services (FS) sector across Africa, South Asia and South East Asia. Apis invests growth equity in FS companies looking to expand into new geographies, complementary product verticals or across their value chain.
Ainsley Morris is a founding partner at Newid Capital. She invests in innovative FinTech deals across Africa, Asia, and Eastern Europe. Prior to Newid she worked with QED Investors on FinTech deals in the USA and UK.
Kim Dancey is a lawyer with a particular interest in payments, digital financial services and financial inclusion. As Head of Payments for FNB International, Kim is supports the FNB group strategy in offering differentiated payment service models, including digital and alternative payments