Recently the Innov8tiv team had the pleasure of meeting Pascale Elie, Co-Founder of HaitiPay at the MC2 Regional Tech Summit In Miami. As a panelist, Pascale detailed her journey of launching the mobile payment, and she also shared her extensive knowledge of the tech community in Haiti. Below is our conversation with Pascale:
Tell us about yourself
My name is Pascale Elie. I have a degree in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Montreal, with an actuarial background. I graduated in 2002 and started working as a Pension Consultant for a major firm in Montreal. After I returned to my country Haiti in 2004, I worked as a Junior Consultant at the Capital Consult (National Financial Group NSG). I was doing market and feasibility studies (survey, research, data analysis, etc.). At the same time I was (and still am) a Statistical Consultant for a firm in Human Resources and Insurance from which I conduct statistical/actuarial studies. In 2006, I joined Unibank (still GFN) to start-up a new insurance company: UniAssurances.
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