About Omar Cisse

Founder and CEO of InTouch

Omar Cissé is a computer design engineer who graduated from Ecole Supérieure Polytechnique in Dakar in 2000. He then pursued an international MBA degree and various business management training courses. With other friends, he founded 2SI; a company specialized in software engineering, which he managed from 2005 to 2010. Drawing from his multiple entrepreneurial experiences, Omar Cissé participated in launching the first ICT incubator (CTIC Dakar). He managed CTIC Dakar until 2013. With the ambition to transform digital payments, he founded InTouch in 2014. The first services were launched on the platform in November 2015. Finally, with his business associate Olivier Furdelle and in partnership with Investors and Partners, they launched an investment fund called Teranga Capital in March 2015.

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How Blockchain is shaping Africa’s payment future

Economies across Africa are growing along with their role on the global stage. With that growth comes pressure to align with global regulatory standards such as Know Your Customer (KYC). Emerging technologies such as Blockchain are helping. Blockchain is helping my growing company, an African Fintech start-up called InTouch, meet its partners’ demands for increased security and transparency. It's…