Upcoming Fintech Events Across Africa

In the dynamic landscape of African fintech, a wave of innovation is transforming the financial sector. Africa is emerging as a global hub for financial technology, driven by an ever-expanding pool of innovative startups, pioneering institutions, and a deep commitment to financial inclusion. The coming months are set to witness a series of fintech events that will celebrate the achievements and aspirations of this growing industry. These gatherings provide a platform for industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and enthusiasts to converge, share insights, and explore the future of finance on the continent. In this article, we present a glimpse of the most anticipated fintech events in Africa from late 2023 into 2024, each contributing to the evolution of financial technology and economic empowerment across the continent.


FinTech Festival – East Africa’s Premier Event

    • Date: 8th to 9th November 2023
    • Location: East Africa

The FinTech Festival is East Africa’s largest Financial Technology event, connecting the FinTech community. Whether you’re a start-up, tech company, investor, or innovation professional, it’s the place to strengthen the ecosystem and enhance collaboration between Tanzania and the global FinTech industry. With over 100 sponsors, 160 speakers, and attendees from 45 countries, it’s a vital event in the financial technology landscape.









Ibadan Techies Hangout – Connecting the Tech Community

    • Date: 25th November 2023
    • Location: Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria

Ibadan Techies Hangout Organized by Amazing Tech Community (ATC) Africa Oyo State Chapter, the Ibadan Techies Hangout is a round-table event for tech practitioners, CEOs, startups, and tech enthusiasts. It offers networking opportunities, music, chats, and dancing. This event aims to foster connections and collaboration within the tech community.













Ghana FinTech Awards – Celebrating Innovation and Inclusion

    • Date: February 2024
    • Location: Ghana


The Ghana FinTech Awards is an annual ceremony jointly organized by the Ghana Fintech and Payments Association and Arkel Limited. It celebrates the contributions of FinTech companies, banking institutions, and individuals in promoting financial inclusion. With a total of 34 awards, including “Fintech Company of the Year” and “Regulator of the Year,” this event recognizes dedication and achievements in the dynamic FinTech landscape. The theme for 2024 is “Balancing Innovation and Compliance in Creating a Digital Economy.