Martha is a thought leader, a social entrepreneur, diversity
& inclusion advocate, child protection advocate and a philanthropist. She holds
years of experience in the financial industry, NGOs and social entrepreneurship.
As an immigrant from Kenya, Martha has worked her way to become a respectable,
trustworthy and thought leader. She is a highly sought-after and inspirational
speaker, with a talent to connect to her audience from different demographics,
industries and backgrounds by being her authentic self. A natural born leader and
community leader, she has founded many initiatives that are committed to
championing and supporting women, marginalised communities and children.
She will be providing strategic advice on business development.
He is the CEO and Co-founder of GreenTec Capital Partners,
Germany's premier investor into African start-ups. He has Cameroonian roots,
although he was born in Bonn, Germany and attended university in France. Erick
became an entrepreneur and strategic consultant immediately after his studies,
where he further developed his strategic thinking skills and comprehensive
track record of launching and scaling up new business concepts. He is a
specialist in international marketing strategies, implementing brand strategies,
marketing plans and communication campaigns. He has also directed innovation efforts
and managed international teams in executing company strategies with global vision.
He will be providing strategic advice on fundraising and scaling of business.
Alma is the CEO of Bamcard. She joined the company in 2010, to introduce new digital payment methods and thrive in the digital world by shifting the focus to new possibilities that make payments more accessible and less expensive. Under her leadership, Bamcard has been named the "Innovator of the Year in 2018" and "New Business of the Year in April 2018". Prior to joining Bamcard, Alma worked in leading international banking and investment banking companies, as a senior manager and executive. With over 17 years’ experience in the financial sector, Alma has in-depth knowledge across many aspects of payments with a track record of success in developing markets, building brands, driving business and stimulating innovation in the financial and payment services industry. Alma is an Advisory Board member of the European Women in Payments Network and works as a mentor, with a special focus on empowering women in financial services and FinTech to help them be successful and address the gender imbalance in those industries.
Lawyer with 10 years’ experience in German, Austrian and European supervisory law...building up 18 FinTech companies in the last 5,5 years, 6 out of them BaFin-regulated....in 2018 selected as expert in European Commissions Expert Group Regulatory Obstacles to Financial Innovation (ROFIEG)