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History

The Financial Technologies Service Providers Association (FITSPA) is an independent, nonprofit, membership-based organization.

It represents Uganda’s local fintech community and global fintech institutions operating in the country. The Association was formed on 14th July 2017 in partnership with the Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU) project.


Mission

To help create a conducive environment that stimulates innovation in Uganda’s financial services sector.

Vision

To act as a catalyst in the development of Uganda’s financial services industry that accelerates inclusive socio-economic growth towards attaining the desired middle income status.

GOALS

FITSPA Aims To Support Uganda’s Bid To Become A Leading Fintech Destination By Increasing Access To Affordable Financial Services Through ICT And Promoting Financial Inclusion.

Innovate

Learn from existing leaders and nurture the next generation of talent, Attract greater investment and build capacity for the industry to create cutting edge quality solutions that directly address pain points of their customers.

Community

Bring together the diverse parts of the community AND Encourage open dialogue, collaboration and co-creation to support the fintech ecosystem through the development of robust, reliable technology

Advocate

Learn from existing leaders and nurture the next generation of talent, Attract greater investment and build capacity for the industry to create cutting edge quality solutions that directly address pain points of their customers.

FITSPA's Objectives

Represent members interest

To represent the interests of members across political institutions, associations and companies in all matters regarding provision of financial technology services.

Influence policy development

To influence the development of feasible policies that facilitate provision of high quality financial technology services.

Promote public understanding

To promote public understanding about the importance and function of technology in the banking and finance sector.

Provide a common platform

To provide a platform through which members and potential members interact with each other through social events including meet ups, seminars, workshops and other informative avenues aimed at creating about trends and market opportunities.

Forge local & international partnership

To forge international and local partnerships to build a strong framework to effect desired changes in the financial techno

FITSPA Activities

Fintalks

Quarterly engagements for the Fintech Players and Stakeholders to share success, learnings, and pain points

Social/Fun Fridays

Causal networking events that allows members to share more about their experience and their Trade

One-On-One

Member visits - Annual secretariat courtesy visits to individual FITSPA members

FITSPA Annual Fintech Conference

A Conference that brings together industry stakeholders to identify, track and discus industry trends with an aim of improving the Fintech ecosystem in Uganda and beyond

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