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3i Africa Summit

The 3i Africa Summit stands as a ground-breaking global gathering - uniting leaders from government, business, investors, and academia in a collective effort to deliberate and collaborate on unleashing the continent's digital economic potential empowered by Fintech.

13 - 15 May 2024 | Accra, Ghana

The 3i Africa Summit represents a cutting-edge global assembly, uniting influential figures within Africa’s financial, investment, and policy-regulatory spheres. This dynamic event not only facilitates essential dialogues but also cultivates high-impact partnerships and deals. It actively advances supportive policy and regulatory frameworks and stands as a beacon of innovation. Rooted in the ‘Innovation, investment and impact’ theme, the Summit is orchestrated by the Bank of Ghana and Development Bank Ghana in close collaboration with Elevandi, a subsidiary of the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

Over the course of three days, this Summit functions as a multifaceted platform for policy discourse, global alignment of intellectual resources, entrepreneurial endeavours, and investment networking. It predominantly targets the African digital economy sector, including FinTech, with the intent of catalysing investments and fostering economic growth throughout the continent.

The 3i Africa Summit represents a cutting-edge global assembly, uniting influential figures within Africa’s financial, investment, and policy-regulatory spheres. This dynamic event not only facilitates essential dialogues but also cultivates high-impact partnerships and deals. It actively advances supportive policy and regulatory frameworks and stands as a beacon of innovation. Rooted in the ‘Innovation, investment and impact’ theme, the Summit is orchestrated by the Bank of Ghana and Development Bank Ghana in close collaboration with Elevandi, a subsidiary of the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

Over the course of three days, this Summit functions as a multifaceted platform for policy discourse, global alignment of intellectual resources, entrepreneurial endeavours, and investment networking. It predominantly targets the African digital economy sector, including FinTech, with the intent of catalysing investments and fostering economic growth throughout the continent.

Stimulating and Curating Investment

The summit is committed to shining a spotlight on the vast potential and abundant opportunities within the African digital economy and FinTech landscape. Its overarching mission is to act as a catalyst, attracting investment capital from both within the continent and on a global scale, thereby fostering growth and development in this dynamic sector

Policy and Regulatory Development

By engaging regulators and policymakers in insightful dialogues, the summit aspires to ignite the creation of progressive policies and robust regulatory frameworks that will effectively promote the growth and long-term sustainability of the sector

Promoting Innovation and Impact

The summit is dedicated to cultivating a vibrant culture of innovation and offering robust platforms for the exchange of ideas. This concerted effort will bolster the creation of ingenious solutions specifically designed to address Africa’s distinctive challenges and capitalize on its abundant opportunities

Programme Overview

Plenary Sessions

The summit will feature plenary speeches/fireside chats/panels from heads of state, senior government representatives, investors, prominent industry leaders, policymakers, and innovators

Policy and Industry Dialogues

It will bring together industry experts, thought leaders, and practitioners to debate, share experiences, and propose new ideas and solutions

Workshop & Roundtable Sessions

Hands-on workshops/Roundtables will offer attendees practical knowledge and relevant skills in facilitating investment into the financial sector

The Fintech & Digital Tech Exhibition

An exclusive platform for the exhibition of market-ready Fintech /Tech solutions covering the full spectrum of Financial/Fintech Sector. Find out more

The Deal Room

Investor and Founders Session for Fintech Companies and Investors, featuring a dedicated emphasis on the Africa-Asia Corridor: This exclusive platform serves as a catalyst for matchmaking between Fintech companies and investors. With a special focus on the Africa-Asia Corridor, it offers a distinctive channel for fostering and enhancing innovation and investment flows within the financial sector, with Singapore serving as a pivotal anchor in this collaborative endeavor

Co-investment platforms

The event will seek to announce at least two co-investment platforms between partner investors and financing entities. The idea is to use these platforms to crowd-in investments into relevant sectors – in Ghana and across Africa

Networking Sessions

A platform for attendees to connect, exchange ideas, and explore potential collaborations and partnerships

Organized by

In Collaboration with

Bank of Ghana

The Bank of Ghana’s mandate is to formulate and implement monetary policy to achieve price stability, contribute to the promotion and maintenance of financial stability, and ensure a sound payment system. The key functions and responsibilities of BoG are to regulate, supervise, and direct the banking and credit systems to ensure the smooth operation of a safe and sound banking system. Particularly, the Bank exercises its regulatory and supervisory mandate to ensure that depositors’ funds are safe; ensure solvency, good quality assets, and adequate liquidity; enforce adherence to statutory and regulatory requirements; and promote fair competition among banks

Development Bank Ghana

The newly established Development Bank Ghana (DBG) is a game-changer in the country’s economic development, offering long-term financing and growth capital to businesses

Elevandi

Elevandi is a not-for-profit organisation that convenes and engages leaders from government, businesses, academia, investors, and civil society to collaborate on technology innovation, application and adoption. Elevandi does this through

  • Strategically anchored Convening Platforms around the world: Singapore FinTech Festival, Point Zero Forum (Switzerland), Japan FinTech Festival and the Inclusive FinTech Forum (Rwanda)
  • Multi-pronged initiatives with Sectorial Institutions, Policymakers and Changemakers
  • Incisive Reports, Deep-Dive Workshops, and Leaders Roundtables led by Elevandi Research
  • Distribution / Engagement Access to 150+ countries, 12,000+ institutions, and 70,000 influencers
  • Academic Partnerships with reputable institutions to deliver Affordable Learning

Bank of Ghana

The Bank of Ghana’s mandate is to formulate and implement monetary policy to achieve price stability, contribute to the promotion and maintenance of financial stability, and ensure a sound payment system. The key functions and responsibilities of BoG are to regulate, supervise, and direct the banking and credit systems to ensure the smooth operation of a safe and sound banking system. Particularly, the Bank exercises its regulatory and supervisory mandate to ensure that depositors’ funds are safe; ensure solvency, good quality assets, and adequate liquidity; enforce adherence to statutory and regulatory requirements; and promote fair competition among banks

Development Bank Ghana

The newly established Development Bank Ghana (DBG) is a game-changer in the country’s economic development, offering long-term financing and growth capital to businesses

Elevandi

Elevandi is a not-for-profit organisation that convenes and engages leaders from government, businesses, academia, investors, and civil society to collaborate on technology innovation, application and adoption. Elevandi does this through

  • Strategically anchored Convening Platforms around the world: Singapore FinTech Festival, Point Zero Forum (Switzerland), Japan FinTech Festival and the Inclusive FinTech Forum (Rwanda)
  • Multi-pronged initiatives with Sectorial Institutions, Policymakers and Changemakers
  • Incisive Reports, Deep-Dive Workshops, and Leaders Roundtables led by Elevandi Research
  • Distribution / Engagement Access to 150+ countries, 12,000+ institutions, and 70,000 influencers
  • Academic Partnerships with reputable institutions to deliver Affordable Learning