Cape Town, South Africa – also known as The Mother City – is perhaps one of the most magnificent and enthralling cities on the entire planet. The Africa Fintech Summit is excited to be in Cape Town this November, completing our four corners tour of the continent after hosting AFTS in Lagos (2018), Addis Ababa (2019), and Cairo (2021).

When & where is AFTSCapeTown?

AFTSCapeTown will take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on November 3rd & 4th, 2022. The summit is broken down into two days with the vast majority of exhibition and panel conversations taking place on Nov. 3rd with the AlphaExpo pitch competition and Cape Town Ecosystem Tour taking place on Nov. 4th.

How do I register for AFTSCapeTown?

Registration for AFTSCapeTown is easy and with our new payments system, we are now able to accept payment in over 100 different global currencies, including 33 currencies across Africa including the South African Rand, Nigerian Naira, Kenyan Shilling, and Egyptian Pound.

Who’s going to be at AFTSCapeTown?

AFTS is the only dedicated forum where fintech innovators, investors, bankers, telecoms, regulators, and everyone in between can come together from across Africa (and the globe) to discuss, network, and learn about the continent’s largest technology sub-sector.

What is leading the conversation at AFTSCapeTown?

2022 has not been the easiest year to be a fintech, but nonetheless, we foresee an African fintech industry that not only leads technology in Africa, but across the globe. This year, our thesis is ‘The Africanization of Global Fintech,’ and from this, our conversations and debates evolve. At AFTSCapeTown your can expect to hear about a variety of different topics including but not limited to:

  • Evolution of Mobile Money
  • Digitization Changing the Banking System
  • Best Practices in Fintech Regulation & Ecosystem Engagement
  • Financial Inclusion & Literacy
  • Cryptocurrency’s Evolving Role in the Economy
  • Investment Trends Changing the Fundraise Environment
  • Newfound Emphasis on ESG
  • Regional Integration via AcFTCA and Fintech’s Leading Role
  • South Africa’s Regulatory Ecosystem
  • Corporate VC (CVC) Powering Tech Growth

Panel titles and descriptions will be released soon!

Who is supporting AFTSCapeTown?

The Africa Fintech Summit is organized by Dedalus Global and Ibex Frontier, with event management expertise from Flawless Events. AFTS would not survive without the financial and strategic support of our Partners and Sponsors.

How do I get involved in AFTSCapeTown?

Great question! Whether you are showcasing your brand, sourcing deal flow, networking, or just hoping to learn more about Africa’s burgeoning fintech industry, there is something for everyone at AFTSCapeTown.

What else is there to do in Cape Town?

Flying down to Cape Town for the Africa Fintech Summit is one thing, but you also want to take some time to see the city and maybe journey outside Cape Town. Fortunately, the Africa Fintech Summit has partnered with the Africa Tourism Association and all attendees to AFTSCapeTown have the opportunity to save on catered vacation packages. You can bring just yourself, a significant other, or even the entire family – either way, there is a perfect vacation package for you!

More details on available vacation package add-ons will be available soon!

What do I do if I need a visa?

If you need help a South African visa in order to attend the summit, the AFTS team is prepared to assist you with this. During registration for AFTSCapeTown2022, you will be prompted to submit your passport number, issuing country, and expiration date; after successful submission, the AFTS team will begin putting together the necessary information for your invitation letter.

Not sure if you need a visa? Find out here.

Have anymore questions about AFTSCapeTown?

Reach out directly to our team at now and we will do our best to reply as soon as possible!