AWS to host masterclass sessions at Africa Money and DeFi Summit in Ghana

Amazon Web Services (AWS) will host an engaging masterclass at the Africa Money and DeFi Summit set to be hosted on October 3rd and 4th in Accra, Ghana.

With an unmatched legacy of 12 consecutive years as a Gartner Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Services (CIPS) Magic Quadrant leader, AWS will bring its unrivalled expertise to the summit.

“Africa has leap-frogged in the financial space. This is due to the great impact had by the amazing startups and ecosystem players who have taken it upon themselves to improve the lives of the communities around them. AWS is honored to share in this process and dive deeper into what we have seen working around the globe and in Africa,” said Lawrence Muthoga, Startup Account Executive, Sub-Saharan Africa, Amazon Web Services.

Participants can anticipate gaining invaluable insights into emerging trends such as Machine Learning, AI and how to accelerate their Web3 journey on AWS.

Africa Money and DeFi Summit promises an immersive experience with interactive masterclass sessions, panel discussions, fireside chats, and networking opportunities. The event will also feature a meeting zone that fosters invaluable interactions between entrepreneurs and investors. Moreover, the Investment Showcase will provide a platform for innovative ventures from across the continent to pitch their solutions to potential backers.

Andrew Fassnidge, founder of the Africa Money and DeFi Summit, said “Cloud computing is a transformative force that continues to reshape the future of fintech and Web3 in Africa. AWS is at the forefront of this and consistently pushes the boundaries of what’s possible for ventures across the continent.’

”We are delighted to be partnering with AWS again for the Africa Money & DeFi Summit, underscoring the joint dedication to supporting African business and innovation.”

The  Summit has also announced nine ventures selected to showcase their cutting-edge web3, blockchain, fintech, and decentralised finance (DeFi) businesses to investors and industry leaders live on stage.

The selected startups include Hurupay, VerifiBuy, BluPay and PayBox from Ghana,  Save App,  and Safi Protocol, from Kenya,  Coinazer, and One Chain Africa from Nigeria. Last on the list is PA from Ivory Coast.


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