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  Flutterwave has been named as the Lead FinTech Sponsor for the 2023 Africa FinTech Summit, which will take place on April 12, 2023, in Washington, D.C. Additionally, the summit will be held in an African city that will be disclosed in November 2023. Flutterwave’s sponsorship is timely as it has recently obtained licenses in Egypt, allowing it to operate as an official payment service provider in the country and expand its presence in the MENA region.
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Flutterwave was established in 2016 and has processed more than 400 million transactions worth over $25 billion across 34 African countries. The company has experienced significant growth over the past year, currently serving over one million businesses globally. Flutterwave’s Founder and CEO Olugbenga ‘GB’ Agboola said the leading tech company is happy to be a lead sponsor at this year’s AFTS event.
“We believe that the AFTS network has been instrumental in developing and shaping the fintech industry in Africa and Flutterwave has been an active enabler of the ecosystem growth.
“We’re always enthusiastic to work with the Africa Fintech Summit team in engaging stakeholders and partners who help us create endless possibilities. We’re excited for all this opportunity provides as we continue on our vision to connect African countries through payments,”
GB added.
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“It is with immense gratitude and great pleasure that we are welcoming back Flutterwave as our Lead Fintech Sponsor for both our April & November summits this year,”
said Zekarias Amsalu, Co-Founder of AFTS and MD of Ibex Frontier.
“Flutterwave has been and continues to be an impactful, progressive, and innovative Fintech that enables the wide Fintech ecosystem in Africa and beyond and demonstrates the Africanization of Tech in its global growth trajectory.”
The Africa Fintech Summit, which first convened in 2018, has grown to become the most significant financial technology gathering on the African continent, taking place twice a year. In conjunction with Flutterwave’s sponsorship, AFTS will receive support from various partners and sponsors. The 9th edition of AFTS will concentrate on a variety of topics, including fintech regulatory best practices, diaspora banking and remittance, African fintechs’ global expansion, cross-border payment movements, and use cases for decentralized finance (Defi).
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Additionally, fintech funding trends, cross-border payments under the AfCFTA, US-Africa tech connections, and other spotlight topics will be discussed. Tickets for AFTS Washington, D.C. are presently available for purchase. To obtain more information or register, please visit By using the discount code $END25 at registration checkout, attendees can receive a 25% discount on AFTS tickets. Featured Image Source: Tribune Online
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This article was first published on 21st March 2023


Nnaemeka is an academic scholar with a degree in History and International Studies from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He is also a creative writer, content creator, storyteller, and social analyst.

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