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Africa Tech Summit is the leading event series focused on African tech and investment with Summits globally. Africa Tech Summit Connects continues the conversation with industry leaders, investors, and corporates providing you with insights from across the African tech scene.

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Africa Tech Summit is the leading event series focused on African tech and investment with Summits globally. Africa Tech Summit Connects continues the conversation with industry leaders, investors, and corporates providing you with insights from across the African tech scene.

    EP14: Digital identity - powering open finance across Africa with Esigie Aguele, CEO of VerifyMe

    EP14: Digital identity - powering open finance across Africa with Esigie Aguele, CEO of VerifyMe

    Africa Tech Summit Connects podcast shares insights from across the African tech scene. Subscribe for updates and join us at the fourth Africa Tech Summit Nairobi Feb 23-24th, 2022 or Africa Tech Summit London, September 2022Featuring: Esigie Aguele Co-founder /CEO of VerifyMe Nigeria and Andrew Fassnidge, Founder of Africa Tech Summit, this episode explores the trust infrastructure and how digital identity and verification services are supporting open finance and ecommerce in Africa.Aguele also shares insights on the challenge of attracting and retaining tech talent and the impact this is having on innovation, as well future as the trends to look out for this year with DeFi and tokenisation.

    • 31 min
    EP13: Payments in Africa - Deep dive into the fintech landscape with Akshay Grover CEO of Cellulant

    EP13: Payments in Africa - Deep dive into the fintech landscape with Akshay Grover CEO of Cellulant

    Africa Tech Summit Connects podcast shares insights from across the African tech scene. Subscribe for updates and join us at the fourth Africa Tech Summit Nairobi Feb 23-24th, 2022 or Africa Tech Summit London, September 2022 www.africatechsummit.comFeaturing: Akshay Grover, CEO of Cellulant and Andrew Fassnidge, Founder of Africa Tech Summit, this episode deep dives into the digitisation of payments and fintech landscape in Africa. Akshay shares insights on cross border trade, the growth of SMB’s and building products to service demand in predominantly cash economies with over 70-85% of trade still done with cash. The episode also shares insights on new growth markets, and products including buy now pay later (BNPL), credit, crypto and DeFi.https://www.africatechsummit.com/nairobi/

    • 32 min
    EP12: Crypto in Africa - CBDC's, DeFi & fintech regulation with Carmelle Cadet, CEO of EMTECH

    EP12: Crypto in Africa - CBDC's, DeFi & fintech regulation with Carmelle Cadet, CEO of EMTECH

    Africa Tech Summit Connects podcast shares insights from across the African tech scene. Subscribe for updates and join us at the fourth Africa Tech Summit Nairobi Feb 23-24th, 2022 or Africa Tech Summit London, September 2022 - www.africatechsummit.com.Featuring: Carmelle Cadet, CEO and Founder of EMTECH and Andrew Fassnidge, Founder of Africa Tech Summit, this episode unpacks the growth of digital currencies and crypto in Africa, sharing insights on central bank digital currencies (CBDC's), the growth of crypto, stable coins and DeFi in Africa,For more content and updates on upcoming Africa Tech Summits visit www.africatechsummit.com

    • 53 min
    EP11: Twitter in Africa - empowering free speech and combating misinformation across the continent

    EP11: Twitter in Africa - empowering free speech and combating misinformation across the continent

    Africa Tech Summit Connects podcast shares insights from across the African tech scene. Subscribe for updates and join us at the fourth Africa Tech Summit Nairobi Feb 23-24th, 2022 or Africa Tech Summit London, September 2022 - www.africatechsummit.comRecorded live at Africa Tech Summit Connects, Emmanuel Lubanzadio, Head of Public Policy for Sub-Saharan Africa at Twitter shares insights with Andrew Fassnidge, Founder of Africa Tech Summit. The podcast unpacks how the leading social media channel is helping to drive digital literacy across the continent, supporting free speech against a backdrop of government internet blackouts and widespread misinformation. For more content and updates on upcoming Africa Tech Summits visit www.africatechsummit.com

    • 19 min
    EP10 - Angel investing in African tech start-ups - insights from investors across the continent

    EP10 - Angel investing in African tech start-ups - insights from investors across the continent

    Africa Tech Summit Connects podcast shares insights from across the African tech scene. Subscribe for updates and join us at the fourth Africa Tech Summit Nairobi Feb 23-24th, 2022 or Africa Tech Summit London, September 2022 - www.africatechsummit.comIn this episode active angel investors from across the African continent share regional insights on investing in tech start-ups.Moderated by Tomi Davies from Lagos Angel Network (LAN) this panel recorded at Africa Tech Summit Connects uncovers how local angel investors and syndicates are driving much needed investment in local tech start-ups and providing returns for angel investors highlighted by Stripes acquisition of Paystack and returns of 100X for early stage investors from the LAN syndicate.The episode unpacks deal flow, how new investors are getting involved, regional insights, the bridge between VCs and angel groups, and why angel investing is more than simply providing cash to start-ups to deliver real returns.Featuring: Tomi Davies - Lagos Angel Network - Nigeria Marian Kamel - AUC - Egypt Stephen Gugu - Viktoria Ventures - Kenya Zachariah George - Startup Bootcamp - South AfricaFor more content and updates on upcoming Africa Tech Summits visit www.africatechsummit.com

    • 42 min
    EP9 - Future Of FoodTech & Sustainability in Africa - With Neanda Salvaterra, Eleni Gabre-Madhin - blueMoon Ethiopia & Caine Wanjau - Twiga Foods

    EP9 - Future Of FoodTech & Sustainability in Africa - With Neanda Salvaterra, Eleni Gabre-Madhin - blueMoon Ethiopia & Caine Wanjau - Twiga Foods

    Africa Tech Summit Connects podcast shares insights from across the African tech scene. Subscribe for updates and join us at the fourth Africa Tech Summit Nairobi Feb 23-24th, 2022 or Africa Tech Summit London, September 2022 - www.africatechsummit.comIn this episode we unpack the Future Of FoodTech & Sustainability in Africa. Moderated by Neanda Salvaterra this panel recorded at Africa Tech Summit Connects uncovers how technology is driving sustainability, yields and reducing food waste. This change is driven by a host of African innovators utilising IoT, blockchain, hydroponics and biotech.With AgriTech becoming "the new Fintech" (Eleni Gabre-Madhin) investment into the sector is growing through new funds, VC and angel investors, with insights from Bluemoon Ethiopia and Twiga Foods.Featuring: Neanda Salvaterra (Africa Tech Summit) Dr Eleni Gabre-Madhin (BlueMoon Ethiopia) Caine Wanjau (Twiga Foods)For more content and updates on upcoming Africa Tech Summits visit www.africatechsummit.com

    • 40 min

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