Reminder that *Benjamin Fernandes is speaking today at 3:30pm in CSE 403.*
Come hear about FinTech in East Africa, with plenty of time for discussion
if you have questions.

On Fri, May 4, 2018 at 3:43 PM Sam Castle <>

> ​Hi all, please note an upcoming special talk at UW.
> *Who*: Benjamin Fernandes, CEO of NALA, a digital payments company in
> East Africa
> *What*: Building a Digital Payments Company for East Africa
> *When*: Thursday, May 10, 3:30-4:30pm
> *Where*: Paul G. Allen Center, Room 403
> *Abstract*: With the ever-changing payments ecosystem around the world,
> learn what it's like to build a digital payments company in Africa. Hear
> insights from needs-finding to prototyping, to beta testing and finally
> becoming the number one trending finance application on the play store one
> day after launching. Learn about the challenges, the key insights and
> valuable lessons learned in the journey. Co-founded by UW's very own Sam
> Castle.
> *Bio*: Benjamin Fernandes (Stanford MBA'17) is an award-winning speaker,
> entrepreneur and former national TV personality from Tanzania. Fernandes is
> co-founder and CEO of NALA (, a consumer mobile payments
> company that works offline operating in Tanzania. NALA has been backed by
> the DFS Lab (Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation) and CGAP (World Bank).
> Fernandes is currently listed in the top 15 Most Influential Tanzanians.
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