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Ecosystem Hangout: Economics of Blockchain

  • Venia Business Hub 8 The Providence Street Lagos, LA Nigeria (map)

Fintech in Nigeria seems to overshadow many other areas of the tech scene for some very convincing reasons. Innovation in fintech could unlock intercontinental trade and introduce a new Africa to the global stage. The introduction blockchain, with its inherent security and transparency, may be the missing piece to a much needed solution.

This closed event seeks to host experienced members of the Nigerian tech community active in the areas of fintech,blockchain, cryptocurrency, and/or the banking sector. We would like to peel back the layers of the fintech space and discuss the following points as it relates to blockchain:

What are the missing pieces and pain points of the African fintech puzzle?
Who are the major providers (ICT, Fintech, Blockchain, Telco)?
What is the status quo and the future of cryptocurrencies in Nigeria?
How is blockchain being used in Nigeria and how should it be used?
What are the financial implications of blockchain?
How do we use technology to impact the unbanked?