It’s official! The second annual African Fintech Unconference (AFU18) will be held on 25 & 26 September 2018 at the magnificent Spier Wine Farm in Stellenbosch, South Africa.
This key industry event will be co-convened by African fintech pioneers Nomanini, MFS Africa and Tugende. As with the inaugural AFU held in March 2017, this year’s Unconference agenda will be guided by African fintech innovators, thought leaders and entrepreneurs. Unlike traditional conference formats, AFU creates a space for open, dynamic dialogue and valuable interactions.
“The fast-moving and highly disruptive African fintech landscape is ripe for consolidation, and AFU18 will provide an important platform for discussion and information sharing – with the ultimate goal of boosting collaborative fintech partnerships across the continent,” explains Vahid Monadjem, CEO of Nomanini, an enterprise payments platform provider organises the informal retail trade for financial inclusion.
According to advisory firm PwC, cumulative investment in global fintech could well exceed $150bn within the next 3-5 years. Given the current innovations emerging from the African continent, major portions of this projected investment could be …read more