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10 predictions for South African fintech in 2021 – the future arrived early

25 January 2021 7:41 PM
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Health
The Money Show
Bruce Whitfield
Medical aid
Medical insurance
bitcoin
cryptocurrencies
Fintech
Rand Merchant Investments
AlphaCode
health insurance
digital payments
financial inclusion
COVID-19
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gig economy
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Dominique Collett
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fintech regulation

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Dominique Collett, Head of AlphaCode at Rand Merchant Investments.

Covid-19 shoved South Africa’s fintech sector into the future.

From Bitcoin to payments to insurance – nothing in this sector remains unaltered.

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The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield asked Dominique Collett (Head of AlphaCode and Senior Investment Executive at Rand Merchant Investments) how Covid-19 affected fintech and what she expects for the year ahead.

Collett made 10 forecasts for SA-fintech in 2021, relating to:

  • Cryptocurrencies

  • Digital payments

  • Growth of digital platforms

  • Fintechs vs the incumbents

  • Behavioural science tech

  • Low-cost health coverage

  • Growth of B2B players

  • Financial inclusion

  • Rise of the gig economy

  • Regulation


READ: #BizTrends2021: 10 predictions around fintech


Listen to the interview in the audio below.


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : 10 predictions for South African fintech in 2021 – the future arrived early




25 January 2021 7:41 PM
Tags:
Health
The Money Show
Bruce Whitfield
Medical aid
Medical insurance
bitcoin
cryptocurrencies
Fintech
Rand Merchant Investments
AlphaCode
health insurance
digital payments
financial inclusion
COVID-19
covid-19 in south africa
gig economy
health cover
Dominique Collett
health coverage
b2b
fintech regulation

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