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The premiere global initiative dedicated to fintech in Africa is coming to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.


Twice a year, the Africa Fintech Summit (AFTS) brings the issues, entrepreneurs, and opportunities revolutionising finance in Africa to the world stage - each April in Washington, DC and each November in a different African city. We're excited to annouce Addis Ababa as the 2019 AFTS host city!

 

Ethiopia, Africa’s fastest growing economy and the continent’s second most populous country, is at the precipice of unprecedented change thanks to extensive investments, ambitious reforms, and a clear embrace of innovation as an economic driver. The AFTS Addis will gather innovators, investors, and operators from around the world to explore these unprecedented opportunities. The program includes high-level keynotes, lively roundtables, investor missions, awards, a pitch competition, and plenty of opportunities to network and explore Africa’s vibrant political capital, Addis Ababa.

 

Join us on November 21, 2019!

Location and directions

Sheraton Addis, Taitu Street, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1000, Ethiopia



About The Africa Fintech Summit

The Africa Fintech Summit is the premiere global initiative dedicated to fintech in Africa. Twice a year, they bring the issues, entrepreneurs, and opportunities revolutionising finance in Africa to the world’s stage. Their spring event occurs each April in Washington, DC, (ahead of the spring meetings of the World Bank Group) and each November in a different Africa city. The AFTS awards recognise excellence in entrepreneurship and innovation, the Alpha Expo program provides scholarships and access to promising pre-funded startups from across the continent, and tech tours and investors missions forge global connections and raise awareness for Africa’s diverse fintech ecosystems.