The African Pre-seed Podcast

African Pre-seed Podcast S2 Ep7: Is Fintech the one true ecosystem vertical?

On the 2nd of November, the African Pre-seed podcast partnered with the Africa FinTech Summit in Lusaka, Zambia, to host the first-ever edition of APS Live, where our host, Hope Ditlhakanyane had three amazing guests on the couch in front of a live audience to discuss whether Fintech is indeed the one true vertical within the African tech ecosystem.

Thanks to the Africa Fintech Summit and Lusaka Zambia for hosting us, and we cannot wait for 2024, where APS Live will be coming to a tech ecosystem hub near you.

What to look forward to in this episode:
  • Why fintech attracts more capital than other verticals [04:46]
  • Fintech as an enabler or as an industry [05:58]
  • The growth of fintech across the continent [09:45]
  • Making sense of fintech valuations [11:45]
  • AI-embedded fintech [15:25]
  • 2024 projections and trend forecasting [23:01]
  • Government stakeholder involvement [32:52]

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What is The African Pre-seed Podcast?

An insight-rich immersion in African tech ecosystem affairs for the discerning Africa-focused founder.