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Event Date Fri Feb 18 UTC - Sat Feb 19 UTC (4 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Thu Feb 17 7:00pm - Fri Feb 18 7:00pm
Location Virtual
Region EMEA

This summit will bring together governments, central banks across Africa, startups, professionals and decision makers across the world in the financial, economic, and technology . Fintech and block chain industry to deliberate and forge a pathway towards the future of finance in Africa.

Coming at the backdrop of the Free Trade Agreement in Africa, this annual summit is spearheading the conversation of re-defining value exchange for Africans and encouraging them to leverage on digital finance and decentralized Finance in their businesses and everyday transactions. Speaking at a Global Conference, H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta said; “Africa is the last frontier of endless promise”; thus, this summit aims to position Africa as the continent where innovative solutions in digital finance will be found and implemented successfully.

The summit also seeks to recognize various players in the industry, awarding them for their contribution.


2022 Speakers

Hon. Maureen Mbaka
Chief Administrative Secretary Ministry of ICT, Innovation and Youth Affairs Republic of Kenya

Dr. Babatunde Oghenobruche Obrimah
Chief Operating Officer of Fintech Association of Nigeria

H.e Gabriel Abed
Barbados Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, Blockchain Technologist, Central Bank Digital Currency Pioneer and Innovator.

Mohamed Taysir
Blockchain Instructor Business Strategist, Angel Investor and Entrepreneur. Egypt & Uae

Alexia Hefti, Esq.
CEO, Egovern | Abu Dhabi, UAE

Suleiman Barada
Sr. Advisor & Head Of Uabdigital Union of Arab Banks

Fumbi Chima
Global Chief Information Officer Adidas

Neha Wattas
Head of Strategic Insights, Jpmorgan Payments

Francesco Boni Guinicelli
Founder Artsquare

Christian Ferri
Dlt Pioneer | Co-founder & CEO of Geer

Parul Gujral
CEO, Snowball Money -USA, Kenya

Giovanni Sanna
CEO, Ignito Capital Ltd

Eloisa Marchesoni
Co-founder, Blackchain International Ltd

Dr. Olufunso Somorin
Regional Principal Officer, African Development Bank

Dr. Shikoh Gitau
CEO, Qhala

Dr. Iwa Salami
Reader (Associate Professor) In Law University of East London

David Carvalho
CEO Naoris

Dr. Justin Ram
CEO, Justin Ram Advisory Associates and GSCE.

Muthoni Njogu
Managing Partner | Head of Commercial and Corporate Law | Blockchain Association of Kenya

Joseph Njuguna Maina
Solutions Consultant, Founder and CEO of Collectrke

Erikan Obotetukudo
Founder and General Partner, Audacity,

Chuta Chimezie
Founder Blockchain Nigeria User Group, Advisor West Africa- Kinesis Money Fintech Connector Community Partner-nigeria.

Tumelo Ramaphosa
CEO Stud Ex – South Africa

Abigail Komu
Digital and Financial Inclusion Consultant Kenya

Priya Guliani
Uk Chapter President Government Blockchain Association

Noah Baalessanvu
Head of Technology, Crypto Savanna-uganda

Lanre Adelanwa Basamta
Group Head, Mobile Financial Services Interswitch Group

Rama Zomaletho
Founder, Yazi Academy

Olubunmi Fabanwo
Global Speaker, Social Commentator and Trained Environmentalist

Mihalis Halkides, Ph.d.
Chairman, Mcm Prime, Llc (Usa) & Grenoble Ecole De Management (Fra)

Daniel Kimotho
Kenya Ecosystem Lead At C.labs

Athanasios Alevizos
Financial Analyst, Investor & Freelance Cryptocurrency Consultant

Shadrack Kubyane
Co-founder Coronet Blockchain

Pretty Kubyane
Co-founder Coronet Blockchain

Kaptich Louis
Binance Angel & Co-founder Decrypt Edge Consultants

Shaila Agha
Director, Grassroots Economics

Thessy Mehrain
Co-founder, Liquality

Waleed Ali
Digital Government Specialist, Ministry Of Communications and Information Technology- State Of Qatar

Fabrizio D’aloia
Founder, Artsquare

Vandana Taxali
Founder & CEO, Artcryption

Hon. Mazamesso Assih
Minister of Financial Inclusion and the Informal Sector, Togo

Mandeep Birdi
Business Development, MEA, ACUANT.

Elizabeth Rossiello
CEO and Founder, AZA Finance

Russell Akuom
Head of Group Payments, Letshego

Yvonne Kagondu
Blockchain Business Consultant

Hon. Mohamed Swaray
Minister of Information and Communications, Sierra Leone

Elisa Elisa Giudici
CEO, Cryptoric

Sponsors & Partners

2022 Sponsors and Partners

• Glasshousepr
• Patricia
• Flare Networks
• Intambiso
• Acuant
• Fintech Finance
• GH Media