Africa Fintech Summit Lusaka 2023: A Platform for Innovators, Investors, and Policymakers to Chart the Course of Financial Technology in Africa

The Africa Fintech Summit
The Africa Fintech Summit

LUSUKA, ZAMBIA: The Africa Fintech Summit, the continent’s most prominent fintech gathering, is set to convene for its 10th annual event from November 2 to 3, 2023, at Ciela Resort in Lusaka, Zambia. This year’s summit promises to be the largest and most impactful yet, as it brings together industry leaders, innovators, investors, and policymakers to chart the course of financial technology across Africa.

With the fintech landscape in Africa evolving at an unprecedented pace, this year’s summit is set to exceed all expectations. This year’s theme at AFTS is ‘Fintech in Every Industry,’ which focuses on fintech applications and innovations and areas where financial technology can improve efficiency, profitability, and transparency in both the public and private sectors.

The summit offers multiple opportunities for attendees to interact with fintech professionals, pioneers, investors, and government officials. From the exclusive VIP Dinner to the casual coffee breaks, every moment is designed to foster meaningful connections. The attendee list for this year’s event is as broad and diverse as ever, with stakeholders from organizations represented at the summit, including the Office of the President of the Republic of Zambia, Ministry of Technology & Science, Zambia, Mastercard, Flutterwave, Paystack, Chipper Cash, Pan-African Payments Settlement System (PAPSS), Yellow Card, Amazon Web Services, Launch Africa, Founders Factory Africa, Afrexim bank, Ecobank, and others.

The summit also features panel discussions designed to inspire new conversations around fintech innovation, spark collaboration for increased growth, and chart a possible future for fintech innovation on the continent. The panel discussions cover topics such as blockchain, digital payments, financial inclusion, and more. The ripple effect of these panel discussions can extend far beyond the event itself, driving positive change within the fintech ecosystem and fostering financial inclusion, economic growth, and technological advancement across Africa.

The 6th AlphaExpo Micro-Accelerator and Pitch Competition, which will take place at the event, is an ecosystem initiative designed to support early-stage startups by enabling them to pitch at the Africa Fintech Summit, demo their products, meet potential investors, partners, and customers, and clinch growth-enabling prizes. Alumni of the AlphaExpo program have raised over $200M since participating and include industry leaders such as MarketForce, Yellow Card App, Asaak, Piggyvest, ArifPay, Payhippo, and many others.

Africa Fintech Summit Lusaka 2023 elevates the conversation around financial innovation on the continent. From thought-provoking panel discussions with industry titans to exclusive networking opportunities that pave the way for groundbreaking partnerships and a spotlight on the vibrant Zambian fintech ecosystem, culminating in the AlphaExpo Pitch Competition that celebrates innovation across sectors, this summit represents a deep dive into innovation on the continent and spotlights the figures and core ideas forging the future of fintech in Africa.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be part of the Africa Fintech Summit Lusaka 2023-where ideas flourish, connections thrive, and the future of fintech in Africa is shaped! Visit the official AFTS website to get more details and register to attend the summit.


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