Tech Events this Week: Cardano Africa, PwC Next Digital Frontier Webinar & Others

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Hi guys, welcome to the last week in April. To round off the month and help kick start the new one on a great note, we have curated a list of interesting events in the African tech scene just for you.

The events come up between April 26 – 1st of May, 2021.

Cardano Africa 2021 – Blockchain comes of age

This Thursday, Input Output will be hosting a special event on Cardano in Africa.

Themed Blockchain has Come of Age, the event will focus on how Cardano – a decentralized blockchain/cryptocurrency project based on peer-reviewed research and the highly secure Haskell coding language is being used in Africa.

It will also explore how blockchain can be used to unlock opportunities for Africa’s youthful population.

Date: Thursday, April 29, 2021
Time: 5:30 PM

You can register for the event here.

PSP & Fintech Alliance 2021

This week, NetHost Nigeria will be hosting a webinar on Payment Service Providers and Fintech Alliance in Nigeria.

The event will focus on the growing landscape of financial technology and what it means to the financial ecosystem in the country.

It will also look at IT compliances and the payment system license framework of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Tech Events this Week: Cardano Africa, PwC Next Digital Frontier Webinar & Others

The webinar will host Mrs Nsuhoridem Ndeokwelu, IT Compliance Lead CBN and Mrs Aisha Isa-Olatinwo, Head Payment and Licensing Office CBN amongst others.

Date: Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Time: 1:00 PM

You can register for the webinar here.

https://technext.ng/2021/04/20/the-many-ways-social-media-algorithm-in-africa-is-different-from-others-around-the-world/

Africa – The Next Digital Frontier

This Wednesday, the RackCentre in Collaboration with PwC Nigeria will hold a webinar with the theme: Africa: The Next Digital Frontier Compelling Economic Imperatives.

Tech Events this Week: Cardano Africa, PwC Next Digital Frontier Webinar & Others

The event will include an overview of the macroeconomic trends and the investment landscape for internet/content infrastructure. There will also be a panel session on the drivers for current and future investment in Africa’s digital infrastructure.

The opening remark at the event is expected to be given by Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President of Nigeria. Other speakers include Andrew Nevin, Partner – West Africa Financial Services Leader and Chief Economist, PwC Nigeria and Kabir Chal, Director, Real Estate, Actis.

Date: Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM

You can register for the webinar here.

MIT & TAU Series: Africa’s Innovation

This week, MIT Center for International Studies (CIS) is partnering with the newly launched TRUE Africa University (TAU) to host a webinar series focused on various aspects of sustainable development in Africa.

The latest webinar will be on Venture capital, investing in African technology companies.

Tech Events this Week: Cardano Africa, PwC Next Digital Frontier Webinar & Others

The event will engage with luminaries such as Maya Horgan Famodu, a Nigerian-American entrepreneur, founder and partner at Ingressive amongst other serial entrepreneurs behind some of Africa’s most valuable startups.

Date: Thursday, April 29, 2021
Time: 5:00 PM

You can register for the webinar here.

FinTech Roundtable

On Friday, Adam Smith Business School will be hosting a FinTech Roundtable discussing the growth of FinTech in Africa.

Tech Events this Week: Cardano Africa, PwC Next Digital Frontier Webinar & Others

The forum will discuss the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead in the sector and what the continent stands to gain from its continuous growth.

The roundtable will host Dr Helen Mullen, Coordinator of the MSc Financial Technology Pathways Projects; Felix Honecker, PhD Student; and Marie Curie ITN Early Stage Researcher at Adam Smith Business School, amongst others.

Date: Friday, April 30, 2021
Time: 1:00 PM

You can register for the roundtable here.

That’s all from here guys. We will be sharing some exciting updates next week. Have a very productive week ahead!

https://technext.ng/2021/04/19/pos-and-mobile-growth-drove-e-payment-transactions-to-record-n58-8tn-in-q1-2021/


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