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Insurance 3.0- Tech for Growth side event

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Thursday 8th October 13:00 - 16:00 (BST)

The Department for International Trade's Tech for Growth programme is hosting an African focused side event at Insurance 3.0. The event will explore the role of technology in deepening access to financial services, and how the UK is actively prioritising this, and the opportunities it presents for the broader fintech and technology sectors. 


Please register your interest below to receive a complimentary pass, to Insurance 3.0 as part of the Tech for Growth community.



This digital session will

  • Explore the role of public-private partnerships in scaling technologies for financial inclusion across Africa.
  • Understand the importance of cross-sector interoperability across Africa. What role can fintech play as a gateway for insurtech?
  • Discover examples of successful strategic partnerships, between tech firms and with other sectors.
  • Uncover the role of digital infrastructure in reaching the 'last mile' of consumers.


Latest speakers confirmed:

 Emma Wade Smith -Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for Africa

 Elias Omondi- Associate Actuary, Kenyan Insurance Regulatory Authority

 Anna Ekeledo, –Executive Director, AfriLabs

 Mark Napier  - Director, FSD Africa

 Jeremy Leach- Executive Director & CEO, Inclusivity Solutions 

 Kate Rinehart Smit, Senior Associate, CENFRI

 Josh Jost, CEO, Blu Network 

 Pascal Bouvery, Director Sustainabilty Systems, PCR

 Kristian Doolan, CEO, Founder AgriVanguard

 Simon Bransfield Garth, CEO, Azuri Technologies

 Yiannis Theodoru,Senior Director, Policy & Advocacy GSMA,

 Adelaide Adhiambo, CEO, Founder, Bluewave Insurance Agency

 Peter Gross , Senior Advisor in Financial Services, AXA



Contact us

Have a question about the event? techforgrowth@trade.gov.uk 

Join our Tech for Growth LinkedIn community here

Please note, your details will be shared with the event organisers who will send you an email of confirmation with the link to the event.


Additional resources 

If you have not yet seen DIT's and Catalyst Fund's joint report titled 'Overcoming barriers to scale in emerging markets', check it out here

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Please register to attend by 17:00 on the 7th October 2020  Register