Dr. Konstantinos Tsanis is currently leading the innovation and transformation arm of the first digital bank of Africa, Alat, created by WEMA Bank. He is a seasoned financial technology and digitalization executive, with 12+ years hands of experience across different continents and industries [FinTech, Energy (Oil, Gas and Utilities), Consulting, High Tech, Academic, Military and Financial], having worked on several market wide FinTech projects such as the E-Bond or FX trading platforms in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya, among others.
In his past roles he focused on the growth of the corporate incubator within Thomson Reuters, with a particular focus in FinTechs, Start Ups and SMEs across MENA.
On this episode you'll learn:
-How do the Nigerian banks and regulators view Fintech startups?
-What are the biggest differences between startup ecosystems in the MENA region and the GCC region?
-How is the Nigerian economy viewed by international investors?