Dedalus Global and Ibex Frontier are Pleasured to Assert a Strategic Bloc with APO Group for Africa Fintech Summit 2020
By Abdul Rahman Bangura–
NEW AFRICA BUSINESS NEWS (NABN) Freetown, Sierra Leone- The coalition is aimed at to slingshot the advancement of Africa’s tech ecosystem- one that earned over $2billion in VC allotment in 2019, to a worldwide audience. Financing this endeavor are sixty panelists and Summit keynotes by Hon. Cina Lawson – Minister of Digital Economy and Digital Transformation of Togo, Admassu Tadesse, President and CEO of Trade and Development Bank (TDB), and Jack Dorsey, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Square.
APO Group is the outstanding Pan-African information and business consultancy which has wielded its robust bonds and knowledge of Africa to enable corporations flourish. The partnership with Africa Fintech Summit 2020 exemplifies APO Group’s obligation to African greatness by enabling firms, startups, and entrepreneurs to develop in both regional and universal contexts.
With low bank penetration rates and high adoption of alternative methods like mobile money, Africa is anticipated to be the future of fintech. The Summit has promoted the growth of this sector by boosting over $30 million in capital upgrade endeavors for startups, regulatory roundtables, job creation, and investor-related workshops. APO Group’s reach and the participation of global tech influencers, like Jack Dorsey of Square and Michael Seibel of Y Combinator, is foreseen to steer an additional investor interest in the region.
A three-day virtual event held in November 9th,10th, and 12th, 2020. The Summit will accentuate keynotes from Hon. Cina Lawson, Minister of Digital Economy and Digital Transformation of Togo, Jack Dorsey, the Chairman, CEO, and Co-Founder of Square, and Admassu Tadesse, President and CEO of TDB and 2019 African Banker of the
Thomas Debass – the Managing Director of the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Global Partnerships, will oversee a fireside chat with Michael Seibel, the CEO of US based Y Combinator, Shola Akinlade, Co-Founder and CEO of the previously developed Paystack, and VertoFx, to seek and showcase opportunities in Africa’s tech ecosystem Sixty senior-level administrators from corporations like MFS Africa, DPO Group, World Remit, Libra, DHL, JUMIA, Flutterwave, Citigroup, BIMA, TransUnion, EFG Hermes, Mercy Corps Ventures, Yoco, and Global Ventures will join us for panel symposia. Topics contain decentralized finance, cryptocurrency, pan-African interoperability, administration evolutions to cashless and digital economies, ecommerce, healthcare, and investment strategies during and post-COVID-19. Surmising the summit is the regional final of Pegasus Tech Ventures’ Startup World Cup, the vastest global tilt competition. The winner of the Summit’s regional final will compete against 60 other startups for US$1million in Silicon Valley in May 2021.
“APO Group is thrilled to be the strategic partner for this year’s African Fintech Summit. I cannot think of a more important time than now, for some of the best innovators and investors in the world to come together to provide input on how global economies can recover. I look forward to thought provoking and insightful discussions from the more than sixty speakers, from six continents,” said Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, Founder and chairman of APO Group. The summit is carried with the support of its strategic partners, U.S. State Department’s Office of Global Partnerships and APO Group, and premier sponsors MFS Africa, Flutterwave, and AMOLE. And up to 250 gratis delegate passes, sponsored by Jack Dorsey, are accessible to students. Students may desire to obtain an approving delegate pass, by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
For New Africa Business News (NABN) Abdul Rahman Bangura Reports, Africa Correspondent
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