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Afrifursa Fintech Summit 2021: Forum Aimed At Connecting African And Canadian Fintech Innovators

Afrifursa, a newly launched initiative Based in Toronto, Canada, is looking to connect the African and Canadian fintech ecosystems in its inaugural Afrifursa Fintech Summit event, which will take off on the 22nd of this month.

The organisation stated that participants at this highly-anticipated Summit will engage in social impact partnerships through shared thought leadership, understanding of the fintech start-up environment, market intelligence and awareness of B2B opportunities.

“The fintech industry has grown astronomically under the pandemic and global partnerships are going to be key in realizing the industry’s full potential. Collaboration between Canadian and African fintech stakeholders is still largely untapped, so we are offering the Afrifursa Fintech Summit in order to reduce the barriers and forge direct linkages,” said Tapfuma Musewe, founder of Afrifursa.

The Afrifursa Fintech Summit has curated expert speakers such as Michelle Chivunga (founder & CEO of Global Policy House), Ronald Makomba (head of business development at Yoco), Christian Kajeneri (fintech strategy, services and products, MTN Rwanda), Mimi Kalinda (narrative shaper and founder of Africa Communications Group) and many more.  From unicorns in waiting to digital currency policy experts, this ground-breaking event will create tangible opportunities for exchange for everyone involved. The Summit will take a deep dive into the following key topics:

  • Economy - The role of Fintech in COVID recovery.
  • Governance - The rise of alternative currencies and global trade/ investment flows.
  • Impact - The role of Fintech in fostering equity & sustainability.
  • Innovation - Fintech as a financial services contributor and disruptor.
  • Investment - Growing importance of cross border acquisitions and investments in Fintech.

Registrations are open at:https://pheedloop.com/register/AfriFin/attendee/

 

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