Who should join the

Mauritius Africa FinTech Hub?

Entrepreneurs

Reach the next step of your growth phase, whether you’re an established tech company or a pre-funded FinTech startup, with the help of Mauritian and international industry experts. You can do this from anywhere in the world, but there are additional benefits for joining our hub in Mauritius.

Investors

Be exposed to vetted FinTech start-ups with potential to grow. One of the purposes of the Hub is to create a space where investors, tech talent and start-ups can come together and innovate to create profit. Get access to our exclusive upcoming Investor Circle events.

FSPs & Corporate

Commission the production of FinTech solutions that nobody else can in both new and existing global markets. Stay on-top of the latest tech trends by taking advantage of brand-new developments in the FinTech space in both Africa and Mauritius, before anybody else has a chance.

FinTech is Opportunity that Uplifts

FinTech provides new ways for people to access life-changing services, which many other markets take for granted, such as banking and insurance. As a business-minded person why else, besides upliftment, should you take notice? Here are some positive predictions for Africa’s spending capacity and social improvement over the next decade.


Africa now accounts for

70% of the world’s $1

trillion mobile money value


of Africans do not hold

any kind of bank account,

including mobile money

accounts


The GCC data center market

is expected to reach

revenues of more than

$2bn by 2025 with a

cumulative revenue opportunity

for data center power

infrastructure providers of $1bn


In Africa, e-commerce

revenues were $28 billion

in 2021 and are expected

to rise to over $46 billion

by 2025


Africa is home to 19 of the

20 youngest countries in

the world (between 15-29),

currently exploring with

tech


Fintech investment has

increased across emerging

markets over the last five

years, totaling $23bn across

regions


of blockchain solutions

being developed are

currently at the ideation

and expected to go

mainstream in next 3-5 years


2021 was a record year for

fintech investment in Africa,

with over US $1.6bn invested,

representing a 50% increase

in transaction numbers


Between 2020 and 2021,

the number of tech start-ups

in Africa tripled to around

5,200 companies,

half of which are FinTechs

FinTech is Opportunity that Uplifts

FinTech provides new ways for people to access life-changing services, which many other markets take for granted, such as banking and insurance. As a business-minded person why else, besides upliftment, should you take notice? Here are some positive predictions for Africa’s spending capacity and social improvement over the next decade.


Africa now accounts for

70% of the world’s $1

trillion mobile money value


of Africans do not hold

any kind of bank account,

including mobile money

accounts


The GCC data center market

is expected to reach

revenues of more than

$2bn by 2025 with a

cumulative revenue opportunity

for data center power

infrastructure providers of $1bn


of blockchain solutions

being developed are

currently at the ideation

and expected to go

mainstream in next 3-5 years


2021 was a record year for

fintech investment in Africa,

with over US $1.6bn invested,

representing a 50% increase

in transaction numbers


Between 2020 and 2021,

the number of tech start-ups

in Africa tripled to around

5,200 companies,

half of which are FinTechs


In Africa, e-commerce

revenues were $28 billion

in 2021 and are expected

to rise to over $46 billion

by 2025


Africa is home to 19 of the

20 youngest countries in

the world (between 15-29),

currently exploring with

tech


Fintech investment has

increased across emerging

markets over the last five

years, totaling $23bn across

regions

Why Mauritius?

With a healthy, well-established legal system, favourable tax rate, fast internet connection and respected financial regulatory authorities, Mauritius has the right mix to power FinTech growth in Africa. You don’t have to live in Mauritius to be part of the MAFH, but there are strong benefits to running operations from there. Mauritius will function as the FinTech hub to and from Africa, assisting the creation of collaborative partnerships that’ll provide a benefit to all involved.

What is the Mauritius Africa FinTech Hub?

The Mauritius Africa FinTech Hub is a fast-growing ecosystem where entrepreneurs, corporations, governments, tech experts, investors, financial service providers, universities and research institutions can collaborate to build cutting-edge solutions for the emerging African market. MAFH exists to pave the way for international FinTech companies and financial service providers to access the African market. Similarly MAFH facilitates African FinTech ventures to do business across borders.

What is the Mauritius Africa FinTech Hub?

The Mauritius Africa FinTech Hub is a fast-growing ecosystem where entrepreneurs, corporations, governments, tech experts, investors, financial service providers, universities and research institutions can collaborate to build cutting-edge solutions for the emerging African market. MAFH exists to pave the way for international FinTech companies and financial service providers to access the African market. Similarly MAFH facilitates African FinTech ventures to do business across borders.

Why Mauritius?

With a healthy, well-established legal system, favourable tax rate, fast internet connection and respected financial regulatory authorities, Mauritius has the right mix to power FinTech growth in Africa. You don’t have to live in Mauritius to be part of the MAFH, but there are strong benefits to running operations from there. Mauritius will function as the FinTech gateway to and from Africa, assisting the creation of collaborative partnerships that’ll provide a benefit to all involved.

From The Blog

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What are our Future FinTech Champions learning at the moment? And what are their thoughts on the current development of FinTech? Read through this submission from one of our FFCs, Tejassvi Santhoky, currently studying a BSc(Hons) Management Accounting and Finance @ University of Mauritius.

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