Africa is experiencing an influx of creative solutions built on the blockchain and cryptocurrencies and Cheetah Africa is one of such solutions. The non-profit organisation aims at creating a safe and enabling platform for techpreneurs and blockchain startups. Africa is gradually becoming a place for Fintech and technical innovations and Cheetah Africa is trying to promote the adoption and use of the blockchain to see that Africa rises from underdevelopment.
The organisation Launched today 3rd of August 2018 in an elaborate event that held at the BWC Hotels in Victoria Island Lagos. The event kicked off at 8 am and had influential speakers at the event. Lucky Uwakwe the co-founder of Cheetah Africa and COO Blockchain Solutions, explained, “We at Cheetah Africa want to make Africa ripe for this growth by focusing on blockchain and Fintech startups. We will no longer wait for the right time as the time is now.” Lucky is of the belief that Africa is a mine for everything Fintech and if any investor overlooks the prospects they will be at a loss.
The event was centred around the potentials in Africa and how unleashing these potentials will expand the African market. Educating people about the potentials of the blockchain technology as well as driving adoption was also discussed. The event also focused on funding creative business ideas in Africa.
Speakers at the event include Nathaniel Luz, Executive Director of Cheetah Africa, Chimezie Chuta, Regional Director of Paxful, Gbenga Sesan, Executive Director, Paradigm Initiative, Ayo Daniels, The Lighthouse, Anthony Lopez CEO, Evangelist Capital, Sowemimo Abiodun Alex, CEO CvMetric Network Company and Stephen Oyedemi Co-founder, OminiraTv.
Cheetah Africa is creating a support structure for Africa’s Fintech and blockchain startups. The organisation aims to make capitals available as well as get investors interested in their projects, startups, ideas, and initiative. Cheetah Africa also aims to have a hub in every country on Africa and help scale African projects.
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