The Africa Fintech Summit (AFTS) is the premiere global initiative dedicated to fintech on the continent and a must-attend event for investors, tech and finance innovators, and policy makers. Our flagship summit in Washington, D.C., brings the issues and opportunities revolutionizing finance in Africa to the world’s stage.
Supported by an advisory board of thought leaders and fintech pioneers, the AFTS is a unique space where ideas are explored, investments mobilized, and collaborations formed across sectors and geographies. Twice a year, they bring the issues, entrepreneurs, and opportunities revolutionizing finance in Africa to the world’s stage. The AFTS takes place in Washington, D.C., every April during the spring meetings of the World Bank/IFC and every November in a different African city.
AFTS is not your standard, cut-and-dry technology conference, AFTS is a vibrant community of fintech entrepreneurs, investors, regulators, and everyone in between working together to solve the largest financial issues of our time. Each iteration of the AFTS brings about new topics of conversation and new corporate partnerships. What makes AFTS special is that we are not panel or exhibition focused, our focus in enacting change and fostering the one-on-one connections that change industry and build a better tomorrow.
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 African 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.