The stage is set for the largest gathering of fintech stakeholders from around Africa and the globe as the Africa Fintech Summit prepares for its 10th edition. The summit, renowned for fostering meaningful conversations, partnerships and other ecosystem-enabling engagements is scheduled to take place from November 2-3, 2023, at Ciela Resort and Spa in Lusaka, Zambia.
The Africa Fintech Summit has become a platform where innovators, entrepreneurs, regulators, investors, and other influential players convene to chart the course for Africa’s fintech landscape. With the fintech sector on the continent witnessing exponential growth and transformation, this year’s summit aims to accelerate the pace of innovation, foster partnerships, and address critical challenges faced by the industry.
AFTSLusaka2023 will feature representation from an array of esteemed organizations spanning the public and private sectors. From innovative fintech startups and disruptive tech companies to established financial institutions, regulatory bodies, and investment firms, the attendee list for this year’s event is as broad and diverse as ever. The following companies and organizations are registered and/or speaking at AFTSLusaka2023.
Regulators, Government & NGOs
Office of the President of the Republic of Zambia, Ministry of Technology & Science, Zambia; Capital Markets Authority (Kenya), Prosper Africa, Africa Trade Initiative, U.S. Department of State, USAID, World Bank, UNCDF, Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Africa, Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank, Norfund, and others.
Investors (incl. Accelerators, incubators & venture labs)
Flourish Ventures, Apis Partners, Norrsken, Founders Factory Africa, Startupbootcamp AfriTech, Launch Africa, Chanzo Capital, and others.
Mastercard, Flutterwave, Pan-African Payments Settlement System (PAPSS), JUMO, Paystack, Yellow Card, Turaco, Multigate, PremierCredit, IDT Corporation/Boss Money, Fonbnk, Pastel, Power Financial, PrimeNet, OurPass, Minka, Chipper Cash, Tilt, PayGo Zambia, Klasha, ZeePay, dLocal, EBANX, Peach Payments, and others.
Banks & Telecommunications Companies
Afreximbank, Ecobank, Absa Bank, Citi Bank, I&M Bank, Diamond Trust Bank, First City Monument Bank, Standard Chartered, Zanaco, MTN, and others.
TechCabal, Technext, The Kenyan Wall Street, African Media Agency, Techtrends Zambia, Africa.com, Financial Insight, Get Funded Africa, TanTV Studios, Bitcoin Kenya, and others.
Amazon Web Services (AWS), Thales Group, Integrated Biometrics, and others.
Ecosystem Associations & Players
Payments Association of Zambia, Bankers Association of Zambia, BongoHive, Corporate Council on Africa, Kenya Bankers Association, Fintech Association of South Africa, Mauritius Finance, Congo Business Network, Africa Tech Festival (Informal), and others.
Industry Research & Consultants
Wall Street Africa, Briter Bridges, Asoko Insight, Dedalus Global, Ibex Frontier, Deloitte, KRL International, Mansa Advisory, Invictus Solutions, Flawless Events, and others.
TNC Wealth Partners, Kleiner Apex, and others.
As Africa’s fintech ecosystem continues to evolve, the Africa Fintech Summit stands at the forefront, providing a platform where ideas are exchanged, partnerships are forged, and innovation is sparked. This year’s summit promises to be a milestone event that propels the fintech sector in Africa to new heights, ultimately shaping the future of financial services on the continent and beyond.
For more information about the Africa Fintech Summit, including registration details and the event agenda, please visit http://africafintechsummit.com/. Delegates get 20% off AFTS tickets by using the discount code FintechConfluence at checkout of registration at http://africafintechsummit.com/.
About Africa Fintech Summit
The Africa Fintech Summit is a collaborative initiative between Dedalus Global and Ibex Frontier dedicated to fintech on the continent and a must-attend event for investors, tech and finance innovators, and policymakers alike. It aims to showcase the innovation and entrepreneurs driving Africa’s digital transformation across the diverse financial products and services sectors.
On November 2-3, 2023, AFTS will run its 10th Africa Fintech Summit in Lusaka, Zambia, with a hybrid setting – in-person & virtual attendees meeting from across the globe. The Summit will bring around 700+ in-person and 1,000+ virtual attendees coming from 53 countries. Check our website for more information at https://africafintechsummit.com/