Flutterwave named African Fintech Summit’s lead sponsor

Bisola David
Bisola David
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The Africa Fintech Summit has announced Flutterwave as the Lead Fintech Sponsor for the African Fintech Summit in 2023, which will take place in one African city in November 2023 and also in Washington, DC, on April 12, 2023.

The sponsorship follows the most recent licenses granted to Flutterwave in Egypt, enabling it to become an official provider of payment services in Egypt and growing its position in the MENA region.

The Flutterwave team has been working to open up limitless opportunities for clients and companies in Africa and other emerging markets since the company’s founding in 2016. To date, over 400 million transactions totaling more than USD $25 billion have been processed across 34 countries in Africa. Also following a year with rapid growth for the brand which now serves over a million businesses across the globe.

The founder and CEO of Flutterwave, Olugbenga ‘GB’ Agboola, stated, “We’re thrilled to be a main sponsor at this year’s AFTS event once again. We believe that the AFTS network has been crucial in fostering the growth of the African fintech sector and that Flutterwave has actively contributed to that growth.

“We are always excited to collaborate with the Africa Fintech Summit team to involve partners and stakeholders who enable us to realize limitless possibilities. As we work toward realizing our goal of bridging the continent of Africa through payments, we are thrilled by all that this opportunity offers.

“It is with great appreciation and pleasure that we welcome back Flutterwave as our Lead Fintech Sponsor for both of our summits this year which is in April and November.”

According to co-founder of AFTS and MD of Ibex Frontier, Zekarias Amsalu, Flutterwave has been and continues to be a significant, forward-thinking, and innovative Fintech that supports the broad Fintech ecosystem in Africa and beyond and exhibits the Africanization of Technology in its global growth trajectory.

The Africa Fintech Summit has grown to be the largest biannual financial technology event on the African continent since its inaugural summit in 2018. A varied group of partners and sponsors will additionally assist AFTS in addition to Flutterwave’s funding.

The ninth edition of AFTS will concentrate on fintech regulatory best practices, diaspora banking and remittance, global expansion of African fintechs, cross-border payment movements & use-cases for decentralized finance , trends in fintech funding, cross-border payments under the AfCFTA, US-Africa tech connections, and several other spotlight topics.

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