Virtual Executive Roundtable
MEA BaaS | Disrupt or be Disrupted
Explore the new markets unlocked by embedded finance and enabled by BaaS
23 November, 2021
2 PM GST
In Partnership with
In this exclusive C-level virtual roundtable discussion, we invite banks and telco operators to join Finastra and Connect Global Group in exploring the opportunities presented by embedded finance and Banking-as-a-Service (BAAS) for Middle East & Africa.
We will share the findings and insights from the recently conducted research on BaaS, and address the first-mover advantage in providing open banking services to retailers, telco operators, and smaller financial services providers in the region.
Roundtable guests will delve into how BAAS is decoupling the production and distribution of financial services while enriching the user journeys at the right point of context and creating dynamic new markets.
Key Discussion Points
The dangers that challenger/neo banks bring to established regional banks
How established banks can leverage embedded finance and BAAS to accelerate their digitization strategies and prevent the loss of market share
What is BaaS? What’s is not BaaS?
How to identify a good use case for BaaS
Explore the ecosystem that can help banks evolve at speed and leverage new API technologies and market shifts
Gain insight into how Finastra is recharging global finance
2:00 pm GST
Welcome and Introductions | Connect Global Group
2:05 pm GST
Opening Remarks | Setting the Scene for BAAS in MEA | Nour Sabri & Makram Salloum | Finastra
2:20 am GST
Open Discussion | Live discussion and interaction between roundtable attendees and panelists
3:25 am GST
Closing Remarks | Connect Global Group