Nairobi is positioned as the African leader in Fintech, hence popularly referred to as "Silicon Savannah". The home of mobile money and the gateway to Eastern and Southern Africa, Nairobi is the first stop for any tech investor looking to enter the region and Africa as a whole. It has a burgeoning youth population, with 60% of The population under 30 making it one of the cities of future.
Eric Mwangi is a seasoned Technology and Banking executive with over 15 years’ experience in Financial Services, Technology, and Consulting. He is passionate about financial inclusion, social impact and value-creation via digitalization and nuanced operating models. As a keen observer and researcher of trends and opportunities that contextualize Fintech and the various thematic areas of Fintech innovation and disruptive technologies, he has helped businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals in varied roles as an adviser and consultant.