The Global view of the FinTech Ecosystem

The FinTech ecosystem involves a number of different players who all have their own agendas and objectives from the opportunity it represents. Only with a healthy balance of all players can a successful ecosystem be achieved.

Corporates: From telco’s to retailers, many corporates are considering how they can leverage FinTech to improve the services they offer to their clients potentially disenfranchising the other financial institutions.

Professional Services: Professional Services firms are looking to support the FinTech community by mentoring and assisting early stage companies

Regulators: Regulators are starting to understand the impact of FinTech on their markets and protect consumers through appropriate rules.

Investors: Angels, VCs and PE houses are all looking at FinTech as a viable investment

Start-ups: Nimble, innovative and unafraid to fail, startups are disrupting many elements of traditional financial services.

Incubators & Accelerators: Incubators are offering a means for big business to engage and assist young companies meet their potential.

Financial Institutions: Banks are currently determining whether FinTech is a threat or an opportunity – how is it best to engage with FinTech companies and leverage their innovation.


There is a perfect storm of evolving technology and increased customer expectations that is rapidly changing not only banking, but every industry.”– Bradley Leimer, Head of Innovation, Santander

Join us at The Changing Face of Payments event on the 3 of November 2016, 7:30AM – 1:00PM where we will examine the changing payments landscape in South Africa.



About Femi Oke

Relentless passion for creativity and digital acumen to help a professional services firm thrive in the digital space. Femi is an individual with a rich experience on regional African knowledge, its diverse business culture and he understands the continent’s economic drive. He thrives on selfless service and lasting mutually beneficial relationships with colleagues and especially clients encountered in the course of his duties. He is creative, practical and self-motivated with business judgement in corporate, brand and strategic communications, social, digital & traditional media and executive profiling. Roles in the firm include New Media, Digital Communication, Corporate Communication, executive profiling and Brand Management execution. Working on the multi-million dollar Africa high growth market project stands out for femi; besides this, managing all KPMG’s digital communication for the World Economic Forum on Africa is another project that gives him great delight. Femi holds a Masters Degree in Global Marketing from the University of Liverpool.

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One Response to The Global view of the FinTech Ecosystem

  1. Queenie November 19, 2016 at 4:36 am #

    I’m not quite sure how to say this; you made it exeltmery easy for me!

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