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3i Africa Summit Kicks Off in Accra to Drive Digital Finance Agenda

All Is Set For 3i Africa Summit From 13th to 15th May 2024

The 3i Africa Summit begins in Accra, bringing together key finance, policy, and technology players to accelerate Africa’s digital finance agenda over three days.

The 3i Africa Summit, aimed at advancing Africa’s digital finance agenda, has commenced at the Accra International Conference Centre. Organized by the Bank of Ghana (BoG), Development Bank Ghana (DBG), and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) through its subsidiary, Elevandi, the summit is set to create synergy among finance, policy, and technology stakeholders.

With an unexpected turnout of over 4,000 participants, exceeding the initial target of 2,500, the organizers remain committed to delivering a forum that promises to be rich in policy discussions, international intellectual resource alignment, entrepreneurial pursuits, and investment networking.

The summit, scheduled for three days, is expected to facilitate crucial conversations and strategic alliances, nurturing Africa’s digital economy and fintech sector. The event aims to foster the development of innovative solutions tailored to address Africa’s unique challenges and leverage its abundant opportunities.

Featuring prominent figures such as three Heads of State and 10 Governors of Central Banks, including Dr. Ernest Addison of the Bank of Ghana, the summit will also bring together over 150 Chief Executives and Senior Executives of FinTechs and financial institutions worldwide. The diverse array of speakers and topics will cover over 60 discussions, aimed at finding impactful pathways to drive progress and momentum in Africa’s fintech and digital economic landscape.

The summit’s theme, “Unleashing Africa’s Fintech and Digital Economic Potential,” sets the stage for dynamic sessions such as the “Capital Meets Policy Dialogue,” “Fintech for Inclusion Forum,” “Women in Tech Conference,” and “Agriculture and Fintech Forum,” among others, designed to address critical issues and explore innovative solutions.

The summit’s outcomes, including recommendations, collaborative deals, and progressive policies, will be shared with leaders in finance, policy, and digital technology for implementation, marking a significant step towards unlocking Africa’s fintech and economic potential.

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