What is FinTech Egypt Dialogue?

The first monthly podcast focused on financial technology in Egypt hosted by FinTech Egypt, in collaboration with GIZ Egypt for the aim of highlighting the role of ecosystem stakeholders in building a growing fintech industry, shedding the light on the importance of financial inclusion in emerging markets and building a pipeline of fintech startups in Egypt that can lead the digital transformation ripple effect.

Ahmed Monir
Ahmed Monir, Head of regulatory Sandbox, FinTech & Innovation Unit, CBE
Omar Abdelwahed
Omar Abdelwahed, Co-founder & CEO of Valify Solutions
Hossam Mahmoud
Hossam Mahmoud, Moderator, GIZ

What will the FinTech Egypt Dialogue cover?

  • ... Shedding the light on Egypt’s Fintech Landscape and the latest updates of the ecosystem.
  • ... Highlighting Egyptian ecosystem’s actions in advancing the outlook of fintech in Egypt.
  • ... Creating a collaboration platform between Governments, Investors, Startups and Ecosystem enablers.
  • ... Highlining latest FinTech laws, regulations and announcements by Fintech Egypt and CBE.
  • ... Providing FinTech Education to different ecosystem stakeholders.

Episode #5: Accelerating FinTech Innovation through Open APIs

Discussion Areas:

  • ... What is open banking and its benefits
  • ... How can open banking transform finance as we know it today
  • ... Challenges that hinders the adoption of open banking and pre-requisites required.
  • ... Use cases in related FinTech trends

Speakers:

Jake Kandall
Mr. Akram Abdou,
Founder of Underlie Startup
Rasha Negm
Mr. Mehdi Tazi,
Vice President of Lean Technologies
Ramy Taha
Mr. Mohamed Taysir,
Head of Business Development of Flare Networks

Moderator:

Hosam Mahmoud

Mirna Sleiman, Founder of FinTech Galaxy

Register Now Previous Episodes

Episode #1: Into E-KYC regulations and the role of Regulatory Sandbox
Speakers:
  • Mr Ahmed Monir, CBE
  • Mr Hossam Mahmoud, GIZ
  • Mr Omar Abdelwahed, Valify Solutions
Episode #2: Covid19 Innovation Sprint hosted by CBE paving the way to new forms of collaboration
Speakers:
  • Dr. Rasha Negm, Assistant Sub-governor Central Bank of Egypt
  • Mr. Ramy Taha, Head of Digital Banking and Marketing, Alex Bank, Stephen Deng, Partner at DFS Lab
  • Mr Hossam Mahmoud, GIZ
Episode #3: Discovering FinTech Talent Through "FinYology - FinTech for Youth"
Speakers:
  • Dr. Lamya El Ayouby, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship. New Giza University
  • Mr Emad Shawky, Head of Digital Factory and Innovation at Banque Misr
  • Ms. Laila Eloteifi, Senior Director, Research & Awareness Department, The Egyptian Banking Institute
Moderator:
  • Hosam Mahmoud, Advisor for Startup Finance, GIZ
Episode #4: The Future of Blockchain Innovation in the FinTech Space
Speakers:
  • Mr. Amr Rashed, Head of the International Cooperation Dep. at EMLCU
  • Mr. Ahmed Mansour, Secretary General of Egypt Post Authority
  • Mr. Mohamed Taysir, Head of Business Development of Flare Networks
Moderator:
  • Dr. Mohamed Elguindy, Information Secretary Advisor to the Assistant of Prime Minister - IDSC
Episode #5: Accelerating FinTech Innovation through Open APIs
Speakers:
  • Mr. Akram Abdou, Founder of Underlie Startup
  • Mr. Mehdi Tazi, Vice President of Lean Technologies
Moderator:
  • Mirna Sleiman, Founder of Galaxy FinTech

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