UCT MOOC Launch – Cape Town: Fintech in Emerging Markets


UCT’s African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management (AIFMRM) and the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT) launched a new UCT MOOC: Fintech in Emerging Markets. The Cape Town event commenced directly after the completion of the annual AIFMRM Careers in Financial Markets event for UCT students.


  • 18h00 to 19h30 AIFMRM student event: Careers in Financial Markets
  • 19h30 to 19h35 Welcome: Associate Professor Kanshukan Rajaratnam (Acting Dean: Faculty of Commerce, UCT)
  • 19h35 to 20h10 Panel discussion: How communities turn blockchain ideas into action
  • 20h10 to 20h15 UCT MOOC Launch: Laura Czerniewicz (Director: CILT, UCT)
  • Refreshments will be served after the event.


  • Monica Singer (Creator of opportunities, Consensys)
  • Carla van Jaarsveld (Operations Manager, Linum Labs)
  • Marius Reitz (Country Manager SA, Luno)
  • Dr Sumarie Roodt (Chairperson, Silicon Cape Initiative and Department of Information Systems, UCT)


  • Associate Professor Co-Pierre Georg (AIFMRM, UCT)

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