Uniting Capital, Policy, and Technology for Continental Growth

3i Africa Summit

The 3i Africa Summit commenced its ambitious agenda today at the Accra International Conference Center, drawing together global leaders for a critical discourse on capital investment, value creation, and policymaking. The Summit opened with the Capital Meets Policy Dialogue (CMPD), an exclusive policy discussion among major global players focusing on innovative solutions to pressing investment issues.

3i AFRICA SUMMIT 2024 Live from The Accra International Conference Center

Further enhancing the collaborative environment, the 3i Africa Summit Deal Room Masterclasses offered a unique platform connecting around 20 prominent investment fund firms, including Catalyst Fund, Norsken22, and Launch Africa, with eager participants holding vested investment interests. This initiative promises to forge substantial connections and opportunities within the continent’s burgeoning financial landscape.

In addition, the Dialogue on Technology Transfer Agreements, led by Ghana’s Investment Promotion Center, took center stage, exploring the pivotal role of technology transfers in economic growth. This discussion underscored the importance of strategic technology partnerships in propelling economic development.

The day was highlighted by the presence of distinguished global personalities, including a notable appearance by the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo, whose participation underscored the national commitment to fostering a conducive investment climate.

The Summit is structured around four pivotal themes: enhancing policy frameworks, increasing capital access, expanding the ecosystem for growth, and promoting sustainability within the fintech sector. Notably, Africa’s fintech market is poised for explosive growth, projected to outpace global averages by thirteenfold, spotlighting the continent as a key player in the global fintech arena.

As the Summit progresses, it aims to catalyze dynamic collaborations that not only address immediate challenges but also lay the groundwork for sustained economic growth across Africa.

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