In a groundbreaking collaboration, the Bank of Ghana (BoG), Development Bank Ghana (DBG), and Elevandi have announced the upcoming 3iAfrica Summit scheduled to take place from the 13th to the 15th of May 2024.
Set against the backdrop of Ghana, this summit is poised to be a transformative event, drawing over 2,000 industry leaders from more than 80 countries. The Summit, unveiled at the prestigious Singapore FinTech Festival, seeks to ignite innovation and leverage the impact of FinTech in the digital financial economies across the African continent.
Under the theme “Unleashing Africa’s FinTech and Digital Economic Potential,” the 3iAfrica Summit is a collaborative initiative involving the Bank of Ghana, Development Bank Ghana, and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) through Elevandi.
This strategic partnership aims to position the Summit as a catalyst for Africa’s digital revolution, showcasing the continent’s digital prowess and fostering both local and international investments in the burgeoning FinTech sector.
Dr. Maxwell Opoku-Afari, First Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, expressed his vision for the Summit, stating, “We look forward to the 3iAfrica Summit becoming a beacon for financial technology and a turning point in Africa’s digital revolution. The conversations and collaborations that will start here are set to chart a new course for the continent’s economic landscape.”
The Summit’s Dynamic Agenda
The Summit’s dynamic agenda promises plenary sessions, interactive workshops, and policy dialogues featuring distinguished global and regional leaders. A key attraction will be the innovation exhibition and the showcase of digital financial solutions, providing a sneak peek into the future of financial technology and creating a nexus for enthusiasts and innovators alike.
Kwamina Duker, CEO of Development Bank Ghana, emphasized the strategic significance of the event, stating, “DBG is thrilled to facilitate this global platform where Africa’s innovative FinTech solutions will take center stage, inviting and fostering strategic partnerships.”
Beyond its role as a platform for showcasing innovation, the 3iAfrica Summit is positioned as a crucial juncture for enhancing cooperation between Africa and Asia’s financial sectors. Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief FinTech Officer of MAS and Chairman of the Elevandi Board, commented, “The 3iAfrica Summit symbolizes a bridge connecting the vibrant tech ecosystems of Africa and Asia. We’re excited to support a space where sustainable and revolutionary financial sector initiatives can flourish”.
This summit offers an unparalleled opportunity for businesses, enthusiasts, and policymakers to amplify their brand, engage with industry leaders, and forge lasting partnerships. Attendees will have access to a plethora of networking sessions designed to unlock new collaborative opportunities, fostering an environment where ideas can thrive and partnerships can flourish.
As the 3iAfrica Summit approaches, anticipation builds for the transformative impact it is poised to have on Africa’s FinTech landscape. With a diverse array of participants from around the globe, the summit holds the promise of being a pivotal moment in the journey towards a digitally empowered and economically vibrant Africa.