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The Search, Global Tour: Africa, stop 2

As The Search returns to Africa, join Vusi Thembekwayo, Co-Chairperson of Silicon Cape and CEO of MyGrowthFund Venture Partners, for a look at why fintech funding in Africa is on the rise and the unrivalled investment opportunities for startups looking to reach the continent’s 350m+ unbanked adults.

Isabelle Bébéar, Director, Head of International and European Affairs, Bpifrance, shares her thoughts on the African ecosystem and its global growth, taking a look at which countries are at the forefront of this fintech revolution and the ones to watch.

Plus, Kagiso Mothibi, Head: Fintech Unit, Financial Sector Conduct Authority, South Africa investigates how the growth in funding flows into Africa have been enabled by a variety of factors including population growth, a digitally-savvy younger generation and rising ownership of smartphones, plus what’s next for this incredible continent.

Congratulations to the Winners of The Search: Africa, Stop 2

eWarren
Franc
Motito

Startups

eWarren

Ewarren's goal is to leverage their innovative financial technology solution to connect Africa's huge informal economy with formal financial institutions. This is done by using their proprietary mobile payment and e-wallet solution and key partnerships with leading African banks and mobile operators.
Country: Côte d'Ivoire
Speaker: Karamoko Camara

Franc

With the Franc app, anyone can now invest in leading cash and equity funds in just a few minutes. No minimums. No paperwork. No fine print. Just the way investing should be: smart, simple and Franc.
Country: South Africa
Speaker: Sebastian Patel

Kwara

Kwara turns savings cooperatives across emerging markets into digital banks, offering a secure, simple and affordable digital banking platform for SACCOs and their members.
Country: Kenya
Speaker: David Hwan

Mipango Fintech

An advisory personal finance app for the African market, enabling users to manage their finances, achieve financial goals and get financial advice.
Country: Tanzania
Speaker: Lilian Makoi

Motito

Promoting financial inclusion and increased access to credit across Africa, Motito's mobile shopping app provides convenience and a tailored-to-you payment plan.
Country: Ghana
Speaker: Tobi Martins

Onebase

Onebase is a specialist investment and enrichment data aggregation, integration and analytics solutions for financial services, transforming hundreds of service provider data sources into one to meet your regulatory, BI, and reporting requirements.
Country: South Africa
Speaker: Julie Henley

With thanks to our Speakers

Vusi Thembekwayo, CEO, MyGrowthFund Venture Partners
Isabelle Bébéar, Director, Head of International and European Affairs, Bpifrance
HB Lim, Director, FSRA, ADGM
Kagiso Mothibi, Head: Fintech Unit, Financial Sector Conduct Authority
Chris Hughes, Editor-in-Chief, Unbound

With thanks to our Judges

Brian Yeoh, Head of Data and Technology Governance, FSRA, ADGM
Julia Smith, Head of Startups & Investors, Unbound
Ashwin Ravichandran, Managing Director, Meltwater

With thanks to our Community Partners

Africa Fintech Network
Greenhouse Capital
Growth Africa
IFWG
Mest
Silicon Cape
Startup Savanna
UK-Kenya Tech Hub
UK-Nigeria Tech Hub
UK-SA Tech Hub

With thanks to our Knowledge Partner

ADGM Academy

Join Fintech Abu Dhabi in a global search for the most innovative and disruptive startups within financial technology.

Between June and November, Fintech Abu Dhabi highlights more than 35 countries with 23 planned tour stops. The Search comes to an end at the final destination, MENA’s leading fintech festival, Fintech Abu Dhabi happening 22 - 24 November 2021. Each virtual tour stop features interviews and panel debates as fintech leaders from the host country share their thoughts on how fintech innovations have shaped their region.

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Fintech Abu Dhabi brings together the global fintech community, join us for MENA's leading fintech festival. Register your details below to be kept up to date with the latest news, features and speakers.









The Search, the Fintech Abu Dhabi Global Tour

Select as many tour stops as you'd like to attend, and you'll receive a joining link via email ahead of each stop.

All 2021 stops

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August 2021

Africa, stop 2, 11 August 2021

North America, 25 August 2021

September 2021

South America, 1 September 2021

India, 8 September 2021

Nordic & Baltics, 22 September 2021

Singapore and ASEAN, 29 September 2021

October 2021

Israel, 6 October 2021

MENA & Turkey, 13 October 2021

MENA / Italy, 26 October 2021

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Pakistan, 3 November 2021

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