Bluechain to present session at the Financial Inclusion Summit East Africa 2017

Yoku Korsah to deliver session on “Powering Financial Inclusion with Innovation”

NAIROBI, Kenya / LONDON – 4 September 2017 – Bluechain, a universal request-to-pay (RtP) technology that secures data transactions through a single-user mobile experience across payment channels, announced Managing Director of Bluechain Africa, Yoku Korsah, will deliver a session on “Powering Financial Inclusion with Innovation” at the Financial Inclusion Summit East Africa held on September 5, 2017 at the Radisson Blu in Nairobi.

The session is part of the summit’s opening track:

POWERING FINANCIAL INCLUSION WITH INNOVATION
Yoku Korsah, Managing Director, Bluechain Africa

• Creating new products and services that fulfil an unmet need
• Scaling proven solutions across East Africa
• Working with cross-sector partners
• Addressing challenges and opportunities in agriculture, education, health, trade and entrepreneurship, energy, water, sanitation
• What does a future where more people are financially included look like?

The Financial Inclusion Summit East Africa is set to bring together all stakeholders involved in financial inclusion to discuss critical challenges, opportunities, pilot programmes and future roadmaps.

Bluechain is also releasing a new whitepaper “Empowering financial inclusion through mobile technology” in conjunction with the summit to investigate the challenges of financial inclusion, the costs and issues associated with it, and explore why emerging and developing countries are now primed for digital payment innovation.

Bluechain is a Platinum sponsor of the Financial Inclusion Summit and recently announced the opening of its African office and subsidiary in Nairobi Kenya. Bluechain’s easy to use mobile payments app facilitates greater financial inclusion, while the Bluechain platform provides both merchants and consumers with increased security, simplicity and control over payments. The company’s ability to provide financial inclusion for the unbanked and create a cash-lite society provides the ability to continue to develop Africa’s economy and drive commerce across trading partners through all payment channels.

To discuss how Bluechain might help you with your financial inclusion initiatives, speak to us at the Financial Inclusion Summit or visit our sponsor booth #28 during Seamless East Africa, 6-7 September 2017.

About Bluechain
Bluechain (www.bluechain.com) is a next-gen universal payment platform that enables central payment networks and financial institutions to streamline merchant and consumer transactions. Using existing infrastructures, Bluechain leverages a new security paradigm that eliminates the need for exposing cardholder data during a transaction and delivers one app for all payments. Bluechain reduces the major causes of card fraud and breaches, increases mobile payment adoption and lowers fees and costs.