The eleventh version of the Africa Fintech Summit might be held in Nairobi, Kenya in 2024, mentioned Zekarias Amsalu, the co-founder of Africa Fintech Summit on the ongoing tenth version of the summit in Lusaka, Zambia.
“We’re excited to be in Nairobi subsequent 12 months,” Andrew Barsden, the summit’s lead organiser, advised TechCabal. “Moreover, the relaxed visa requirements for Africans introduced by President William Ruto will help make the occasion rather more open and inclusive to extra individuals,” Barsden added.
- 2024 Africa Fintech Summit to be held in Nairobi, Kenya.
- Organisers mentioned the nation relaxed visa necessities as one of many motivations.
- It is going to be the eleventh version of the summit.
Some doable format adjustments in Nairobi
The Africa Fintech Summit is commonly a two-day occasion, with the principle panels and actions taking place on day one, whereas day two consists of pitch occasions and different auxiliary actions. Barsden shared that in 2024, the occasion is likely to be unfold over three days to facilitate extra networking alternatives for delegates. “We’re additionally together with quite a few excursions within the nation for delegates, ”mentioned Barsden.
Over the course of subsequent 12 months, the summit will maintain roundtable discussions with regulators, together with ministers and governors, in main cities like Lusaka, Cape City, Nairobi and Washington DC to facilitate discussions on fintech regulatory frameworks.
The Africa Fintech Summit held its first occasion in Washington D.C in April 2018.