Africa FinTech Foundry (AFF) has confirmed that Mrs Omobola Johnson, former Minister of Communications Technology, Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, Co-founder and CEO, Flutterwave and Tayo Oviosu, CEO of Paga, a mobile payments company will be attending the #AFFDisrupt2017 billed to hold on the 14th December 2017, in Lagos.
The confirmation was made on Twitter yesterday:
According to the organizers, #AFFDisrupt2017 has been designed to bring together like-minded high achievers, innovators, thought leaders, business owners and anyone with a passion for all things tech. This will, in turn, create opportunities for growth and collaboration.
Adekele Adekoya, the Event Coordinator for the #AFFDisrupt2017 conference, had said that the event “is a very good opportunity for startups to take advantage of the partner network created by AFF disrupt and its partners to create linkages and networks that can help grow their businesses.”
The event will feature inspiring keynote speakers from across the globe, interactive masterclasses, informative fireside chats, thought-provoking panel discussions, groundbreaking innovation demos as well as the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the official launch of ‘The Hive’ – AFF’s world-class accelerator HQ in Lagos.
The keynote speakers at the event will be Herbert Wigwe, CEO and group MD, Access and Aliko Dangote, founder, Dangote Group. Other speakers at the event include CEOs, thought leaders, successful entrepreneurs and industry experts. Among these are Leo-Stan Ekeh, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Zinox Technologies, Nigeria, Adebisi Shonubi, Managing Director / CEO, Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System PLC (NIBSS), Nigeria. You can check out the entire list here.
About Africa FinTech Foundry
Africa FinTech Foundry (AFF) is a pan-African accelerator aimed at inspiring, training, mentoring, and investing funding into growth stage technology startups operating primarily in the FinTech space. It seeks to create new opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa by providing a platform designed to inspire and challenge African Innovators and entrepreneurs.
It aims at equipping African startups with the AFF Accelerator programme. The programme is targeted at equipping 12 with benefits that will enable them to scale to become world-class outfits. The selected Fintech Startups will have access to world-class mentors, seed investor, access to office spaces and a host of other benefits which include hosting, marketing, legal and financial services.
Africa FinTech Foundry is powered by Access bank.
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