African Regional Conference (ARC)

December 15, 2015

ARC is a unique forum for networking, education, discussion and debate, now in its 23rd year, brings together policy makers, industry leaders and the broader financial community from across the African continent. SWIFT's 2016 African Regional Conference will take place from 17-19 May in Mauritius and have a strong focus on innovation in new technologies. For the second time, ARC will partner with Innotribe, SWIFT’s innovation arm, to support technologies shaping the future of the financial industry across the African continent while providing an opportunity for local young financial technology (fintech). The Innotribe Startup Challenge aims to introduce the world’s brightest startups to financial service experts, angel investors, venture capitalists, and leading fintech and financial decision makers. Applications to the 2016 Startup Challenge will open next month with the successful applicants announced in April 2016. Read more on GT News.