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Mira Technologies sensitizes young Nigerians on FinTech career

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Mira Technologies an innovative IT firm based in Ikeja, Lagos State recently held a webinar targeted at helping Nigerians discover the opportunities that abound in the fintech industry.

The webinar had presentations by Fidel Ibeabuchi; the Zonal Head, Commercial Banking, South Access Bank, and Olugbenga Rojaiye; a cybersecurity expert.

Tagged “Making a Career in the fintech industry”, the webinar attracted attendance from students, professionals and the media.

Fidel Ibeabuchi was the first keynote speaker. He discussed the meaning of fintech and identified the key players in the fintech industry after which he spoke at length about the opportunities that abound in the industry. As a seasoned banker himself, Ibeabuchi noted examples of how fintech solutions have helped make life easier, and then counselled the attendants to go after solutions rather than platforms when looking for opportunities in fintech.

Olugbenga Rojaiye in his own presentation spoke about the role that cybersecurity has to play in today’s world at large, and in fintech specifically. Rojaiye spoke about the opportunities that abound in cybersecurity for individuals that might want a career in the field of cybersecurity and in fintech generally.

Speaking on fintech, Rojaiye said, “With the vast array and deep penetration of fintech throughout the financial services sector, the potential career opportunities available are exciting for those with the prerequisite technical and non-technical skill set.

With these careers being lucrative, and supply and demand still being in favor of the skilled applicant – a career in financial technology is well worth pursuing.”

Bringing the webinar to a close, Mira Technologies’ CEO Ifeanyi Ifeabunike thanked everybody who attended the webinar, explaining that the webinar was meant to stimulate interest in the fintech industry. In his own words Ifeabunike said, “We set this (webinar) up to bring information to people, students, professionals, career people in our country to understand what is happening in the fintech industry, and what they can do to prepare themselves; especially people that want a career in the industry.”

Mira technologies is an innovative IT firm with a core competency in software solution development. The company is well known for some of the solutions it has created for specific industries. Some of their well-known solutions include, Habopay, Accsiss eBs, Mira HPro, SYSBANKER EE, Accsiss PPs, Access sBs, and Accsiss hBs.

Their solutions cover industries like banking, human resources, hospital management, microfinance banking management and others.

Their flagship solution, Habopay is a payment solution that is intended to help make the payments easy for enterprises.

Saviour Adugba is a journalist by day and a poet by night. He is fascinated by the internet of things, virtual reality and connecting the dots for brands. Saviour is the Lead, Content Development at TechEconomy.ng.

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