Africa’s fintech, crypto leaders to meet at Ghana summit

As the rapid growth of fintech continues and the birth of decentralised finance (DeFi) grows across Africa, leading fintechs, investors, crypto platforms, ventures and digital finance stakeholders will connect at the West Africa edition of the Africa Money and DeFi Summit on 27 and 28 September 2022 in Accra, Ghana.

Following the sold-out Money and DeFi Summit in Nairobi early this year, the Africa Tech Summit-produced event will again connect and showcase industry leaders. This includes Polygon, Paystack, VerifyMe, Celo, Flutterwave, BitPowr, Visa, YouVerify, Workpay and many more.

Two days of sessions and networking events will share insights on payments, crypto, DeFi, neo banking, mobile money, investing, BNPL, mobile money while connecting corporates, investors, start-ups, regulators, media and industry stakeholders.

Andrew Fassnidge, founder of Africa Tech Summit, says,

“We are delighted to be hosting the West African edition of Africa Money & DeFi Summit, showcasing fintech leaders, crypto innovators, new rising ventures, and investment opportunities across the region. The growth of crypto across Africa continues and a new wave of DeFi is coming, so it’s exciting times in the digital finance space for driving business and investment forward, with the continued support from our outstanding partners across Africa.”

The summit will feature more than 400 delegates, 150 companies, and 75 speakers covering topics via panel sessions, keynote addresses and fireside chats. It also includes multiple networking events, masterclass sessions and a sold-out exhibition showcasing leading ventures.

Annually, the Africa Money and DeFi Summit West Africa connects industry leaders from the African fintech and crypto industries with international players. Attendees are invited to network and do business with leading companies in DeFi, payments, crypto, Web3, digital lending, FX, digital identity, cybersecurity, insurtech, mobile money, investors, start-ups, regulators and industry stakeholders.

Speakers include Shopido Ayomide from Polygon Technology, Daniel Kimotho from the Cele Foundation, Elisha Akyaw from Cointelegraph and Adedayo Abedajo from Jelurida Africa.


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