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GetFundedAfrica (GFA), Africa FinTech Summit (AFTS) Form Ecosystem & Media Partnership

GetFundedAfrica (GFA) and Africa FinTech Summit (AFTS) have teamed up in an ecosystem and media partnership.  

GFA is a tech-based marketplace, that uplifts African individuals and economies through technology, learning, and telling African start-up stories. Founded in 2020, it is presently headquartered in Abeokuta, Ogun State.   

AFTS is the premiere, global initiative dedicated to fintech on the African continent and a must-attend event for investors, tech & finance innovators, and policymakers. Its biannual event occurs every April and November in Washington, DC, and a different African city respectively. The ninth AFTS next month in Washington D.C. will be a hybrid event. 

The agreement between the two organizations will result in a collaborative effort aimed at achieving individual and collective benefits, particularly with regard to the AFTS events and the GFA community. Through this partnership, they can combine their strengths and expertise to guarantee the success of upcoming AFTS events and strengthen the GFA community. 

Charles Isidi, Head of Marketing & Communications for AFTS, said this of the partnership: “We are very pleased to have GetFundedAfrica as an ecosystem partner for the 9th Africa Fintech Summit in Washington DC. We are confident that this partnership will extend our reach within the robust ecosystem that GetFundedAfrica has built over the years.  

The Africa Fintech summit provides a key opportunity to foster increased collaboration between Fintech Founders, Strategic Industry leaders, Diasporan Investors, as well as global regulators. We are excited to be taking on this journey to unlocking the potential of Fintech in Africa, Financial inclusion as well as innovation capital in the eruptive African Fintech ecosystem, and who better to do this with than the team and resources that is GetFundedAfrica.”  

And GFA’s Head of Media & Communications, Nichole Manhire, also commented thus: “GetFundedAfrica is proud to be an ecosystem partner for the 9th Africa Fintech Summit, which demonstrates our dedication to fostering innovation and development in the African fintech industry. 

We are confident that this partnership will help us to widen our reach and increase our influence within the fintech ecosystem, and we are enthusiastic about the opportunities it will provide. We are eager to work alongside the Africa Fintech Summit organizers and contribute meaningfully to this significant event.” 

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Silas Ugochi

Silas Ugochi is a Staff Writer and Content Creator at GetFundedAfrica. Ugochi is an educated content writer who relishes using her skills to help GetFundedAfrica's Media Team achieve the goal of sharing the success stories of African entrepreneurs. When she isn't writing articles, she can be found listening to music, reading, or DJing.

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