Unleashing Africa's FinTech potential: Ghana to host 3iAfrica Summit in May 2024

Economy & Investments Unleashing Africa's FinTech potential: Ghana to host 3iAfrica Summit in May 2024
NOV 17, 2023 LISTEN

Accra, the capital city of Ghana, will host a pivotal gathering aimed at catalyzing innovation and growth across Africa's digital economies.

The 3iAfrica Summit is slated for May 13-15, 2024, where over 2,000 leaders from over 80 countries will converge in the Ghanaian capital to ignite new partnerships and solutions.

With the theme "Unleashing Africa's FinTech and Digital Economic Potential", the collaborative summit is a strategic initiative jointly organized by the Bank of Ghana, Development Bank Ghana and Singapore's Monetary Authority through the global FinTech platform Elevandi.

According to Dr. Maxwell Opoku-Afari, First Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, "We look forward to the 3iAfrica Summit becoming a beacon for financial technology and a turning point in Africa's digital revolution. The conversations and collaborations that will start here are set to chart a new course for the continent's economic landscape."

Programmed with plenaries, workshops and policy discussions featuring global figures, the event also promises an innovation exhibition displaying the latest in African-grown digital financial products and services.

Kwamina Duker, CEO of Development Bank Ghana, in a press release dated Friday, November 17, noted the summit will "facilitate this global platform where Africa's innovative FinTech solutions will take centre stage, inviting and fostering strategic partnerships."

On his part, Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief FinTech Officer of Monetary Authority of Singapore and Elevandi Board Chairman, added that "The 3iAfrica Summit symbolizes a bridge connecting the vibrant tech ecosystems of Africa and Asia. We're excited to support a space where sustainable and revolutionary financial sector initiatives can flourish."

Taking place in Ghana's capital, the Summit aims to showcase the region's digital potential to investors while enhancing cooperation between African and Asian finance.

It provides a pivotal opportunity for businesses, innovators and policymakers to engage, form partnerships and be at the forefront of the continent's digital transformation.

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