Patrick Awori | CEO
Imaginarium | Kenya

Patrick Awori, CEO, Imaginarium

Patrick Awori is the Founder and CEO of Imaginarium, which developed Circle Group Savings and Investment, Africa's first mobile group savings app. Circle was voted one of Africa's top 100 Fintech innovations at the 2017 African Fintech Awards and is also part of the Ecobank Fintech Fellowship program. In addition, Patrick is an ardent advocate for youth empowerment and regularly volunteers in community development projects in his spare time. Currently, he is working with other stakeholders in Kenya's financial community to promote advocacy and dialogue in order to create a more enabling environment for the fintech sector.


Seamless East Africa day 1 @ 14:20

PANEL Cross border payments: simpler, faster and more cost-effective

  • Carrying a transaction over a communication protocol securely, quickly and in a compliant manner
  • Understanding the increasingly complex web of regulations in the cross border ecosystem
  • Competing with regulatory roadblocks restricting cross border innovation
  • Creating interoperable standards and frameworks
  • Debating the role of distributed ledgers and cryptocurrencies in cross border
  • Proliferation of peer-to-peer cross border payments with growing usage of mobile devices
last published: 20/Aug/18 10:55 GMT

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