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FinovateAfrica Sneak Peek: RISQ

A look at the companies demoing live at FinovateAfrica on November 27 and 28, 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa. Register today and save your spot.

RISQ empowers corporate/SME banking divisions with a solution that combines an efficient platform with intelligence, data integration, and AI, presented in a radically intuitive user experience.


  • Manages complex credit decisions with ease
  • Provides integrated analytics and AI components to support the process
  • Integrates “out-of-the-box” with multiple external data repositories

Why it’s great
RISQ | corporate lending powered by CRIF puts the business banking user in the driver’s seat, giving them a 360-degree visibility of every credit decision in real-time.


Michael Jesse, CEO and Co-Founder
Jesse has met with over 150 banks in 35+ countries as part of various management roles. This unique insight was channeled into RISQ to create a radically new approach to financial software.


Ozan Vakar, CTO and Co-Founder
Vakar, being an entrepreneur for over 25 years in the financial services industry, has the unique capability to transform a business requirement into a software solution that exceeds clients’ expectations.