Future of FinTech by LAFFAZ

The event featured various fintech domain leaders to discuss the challenges, Innovation and Opportunities in the Fintech domain of the MENA region. Speakers include CEO of PosRocket; Zeid Husban, CEO of Tabby; Hosam Arab, CEO of HubPay; Kevin Kilty, CEO of Mamo Pay; Mohammad El Saadi and CEO of MIZA Financial Services; Mohamed Wefati. Managing Director, Microsoft for Startups MEA at Microsoft Corporation, Robert Croci will be moderating the event. Robert Previously served as Regional Head, Google Marketing Platforms - EMEA Emerging Markets (Middle East, Turkey, Israel, Russia, Africa). He has been awarded and nominated twice in Google for “Best Coaching Manager” and “Best Googler Inspiring Hero”.

The Fintech space has witnessed huge growth in the MENA region both in 2019 and in the first half of 2020. Even in times of COVID-19, Fintech domain topped in terms of the number of VC funding deals happening across the MENA region. The event will discuss crucial topics centered on the emergence and acceleration of concepts like: Buy Now, Pay Later; Digital Lending; e-Wallets; Point-Of-Sale enablers, Banking-as-a-service (BaaS) and more.
The event sessions included:
  • “Buy Now, Pay Later” – Hottest trend in the MENA FinTech space
  • Open Banking and Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) – Bypassing risk factors
  • Cloud-based Point-of-Sale – The need of the hour
  • FinTechs making money-transfer a breeze

June, 2020


Roberto Croci , Managing Director, Microsoft for Startups MEA
Hosam Arab, Co-Founder & CEO, Tabby
Mohamed Wefati, CEO & Founder, Miza
Zeid Husban, CEO & Founder, POSRocket
Kevin Kilty, CEO & Founder, Hubpay
Mohammad El Saadi, CEO & Co-founder, Mamo Pay