Valid presents Solutions for the Payment Industry in Africa Back
Valid – a global company that provides services to the data, identification, mobile telephony and financial sectors – will be presenting its payment solutions at one of the most important events in the industry, tailored to the African market. The Cartes Afrique 2017 conference will be held this week (April 27 and 28) at the Palmeraie Golf Palace Hotel, in Marrakesh, Morocco, with the participation of delegates from more than 40 African countries.
The themes of this 12th edition of the event will be the impact of technology on the payment methods industry in Africa, trends by digital banks, and the role of e-gov in social, political and economic development in the region.
As one of the event’s sponsors, Valid’s stand will showcase its portfolio of apps for the financial sector, including Smartcities, banking products (Magnetic Stripe, SDA, DDA and Dual Interface cards), as well as its line of wearables, such as wristbands and stickers used for making payments.
“Valid has a presence in Africa and has identified promising opportunities in this market, which represents a large growth potential. The Cartes Afriques conference allows us to be in direct contact with a market that is looking for innovative services that can be adapted to the needs of the region,” states Salvador Cabrera, Valid’s Global Commercial Superintendent for Mobile and Payment.
Valid (BM&FBOVESPA: VLID3 ON) is a global company that provides services to the data, identification, mobile telephony and financial sectors. Headquartered in Brazil, it develops and operates secure solutions for governments and private organizations around the world in the areas of connectivity for mobile networks, financial transactions, digital signatures, personal identification and the secure management of data. With a diverse community of 7,000 employees and a market value of approximately R$ 1.6 billion, to date Valid has made possible the technological evolution of several clients in the 60+ years it has been around. To learn more, go to www.valid.com.