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Africa's FinTech Revolution

2023 MEA Summit

Africa's FinTech Revolution

Thursday, December 7, 2023
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Abu Dhabi Rosewood - Rosewood A

Africa's FinTech ecosystem is witnessing a remarkable rise, with several homegrown unicorns emerging as global leaders in innovation and financial inclusion. This panel brings together influential voices from the US$150 billion African FinTech landscape to discuss the growth, impact, and future prospects of Africa's FinTech giants. Join us as we delve into the success stories and unique strategies employed by these FinTech trailblazers. Our panelists, including founders, investors, smart-city developers, regulators, & all-round experts, will explore the key factors that have propelled African FinTech companies to the forefront of the industry. They will share valuable insights on the challenges faced & opportunities seized, shedding light on the transformative power of FinTech in driving economic growth and social change across the continent. 

Nicole Valentine
FinTech Director, MI Finance, Milken Institute
Monica Brand Engel
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Investment Strategy, Quona Capital LLC
Barbara Iyayi
Founder and Managing Partner, Unicorn Growth Capital
John O'Connor
CEO, RealFi
Peter Orth
Co-Founder and General Partner, 4DX Ventures
Ibrahim Sagna
Executive Chairman, Silverbacks Holdings
Daniel Warutere
Acting Director, Market Operations, Capital Markets Authority of Kenya