Next month, Accra, the capital city of Ghana, is playing host to the West African edition of the Africa Money and DeFi Summit. The event would assemble the major pioneers of the explosive growth of decentralized finance (DeFi) on the continent. Africa’s top Fintech companies, investors, crypto currency platforms, finance experts and many more would grace the event scheduled to be held on the 27th & 28th of September 2022. 

The event birthed by Africa Tech Summit is a sister event to last February, Money and DeFi Summit in Nairobi, Kenya, which brought Africa’s biggest tech players and international companies under one roof. 

What’s more 
Startups all over Africa would have the opportunity to pitch their ideas in person and on a live stage to African and international investors, corporates, innovators, etc. The requirements for the Live Pitch are that the applicant must be an African or have at least one African co-founder or a headquarters in Africa and have at least a MVP ideally with existing traction. 

Why it matters 
The event projecting an attendance of 400 participants, 150 companies, and 75 speakers will bring together industry leaders from the African Fintech ecosystem as well as cryptocurrency sub categories and other fields including digital identity, cybersecurity, foreign exchange (FX). Participants at the two-day summit would have the opportunity to network with brands including Workday, Paystack, VerifyMe, Flutterwave, Visa, etc. 

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