Be one of the frontrunners in cultivating

FinTech opportunity and wealth in Africa

Join the pan-African Hub that accelerates the development

of viable, market-ready FinTech solutions.

Be one of the frontrunners in cultivating FinTech opportunity and wealth in Africa

Join the pan-African Hub that accelerates the development of viable, market-ready FinTech solutions.

Benefits of joining the Mauritius Africa FinTech Hub

The African FinTech space is growing and is predicted to keep on growing at a staggering rate over the next decade at the very least. However, for businesses that want to become part of this positive growth story, either through FinTech innovation or integration, it can be a cumbersome process to get set-up on the ground. This is where the Mauritius FinTech Hub comes in. With Mauritius as it’s base, MAFH will act as a gateway to and from Africa where businesses can:

Benefit from established pan-African, Mauritian and international connections, with governments, corporates, FSPs, investors, FinTech businesses and tech experts.


Collaborate and share resources with other businesses in an organised ecosystem set-up.


Meet investors and brand new FinTech talent.

Attend roundtable events with regulatory bodies.


Get hands-on support directly from MAFH’s FinTech and legal experts.


Mauritius has investor agreements in place that can act as buffers for businesses looking to penetrate a new African markets.

Benefits of joining the Mauritius Africa FinTech Hub

The African FinTech space is growing and is predicted to keep on growing at a staggering rate over the next decade at the very least. However, for businesses that want to become part of this positive growth story, either through FinTech innovation or integration, it can be a cumbersome process to get set-up on the ground. This is where the Mauritius FinTech Hub comes in. With Mauritius as it’s base, MAFH will act as a gateway to and from Africa where businesses can:

Benefit from established pan-African, Mauritian and international connections, with governments, corporates, FSPs, investors, FinTech businesses and tech experts.


Collaborate and share resources with other businesses in an organised ecosystem set-up.


Meet investors and brand new FinTech talent.


Attend roundtable events with regulatory bodies.


Get hands-on support directly from MAFH’s FinTech and legal experts.


Mauritius has investor agreements in place that can act as buffers for businesses looking to penetrate a new African markets.

What do you get as a MAFH member?

Whether you’re a local or global corporate or FSP, or whether you run a FinTech Business, there are a steadily growing number of benefits to becoming a member of the Mauritius Africa FinTech Hub such as:

  • Licensing and regulatory fast-tracking and support in Africa & Mauritius
  • Use of established pan-African networks and connections
  • Subsidised shared working spaces
  • General business processes support for SMEs and start-ups
  • Free workshops with regulatory authorities, governments & decision-makers
  • Space to take part in or run innovation labs

Why work with a Mauritius-based Hub?

Apart from its proximity to Africa, Mauritius is the perfect location for an African FinTech hub and has the ability to thrive on a large scale for a number of reasons:

  • It’s a known International Financial Centre, with a reputation for safe and long-standing Investment Promotion and Protection Agreements with a number of African countries. This means that Mauritius  can act as a jurisdictional barrier for FinTech businesses wishing to enter those markets.
  • Mauritius is a stable business environment, supported by a deeply ingrained corporate governance culture, making it the perfect sandbox environment.
  • A number of large companies in the FinTech space aimed at the African market are using Mauritius successfully as a FinTech base, providing a template for international businesses.

Why work with a Mauritius-based Hub?

Apart from its proximity to Africa, Mauritius is the perfect location for an African FinTech hub and has the ability thrive on a large scale for a number of reasons:

  • It’s a known International Financial Centre, with a reputation for safety and long-standing Investment Promotion and Protection Agreements (IPPAs) with a number of African countries. This means that Mauritius  can act as a jurisdictional barrier for FinTech businesses wishing to enter those markets.
  • Mauritius is a stable business environment, supported by a deeply ingrained corporate governance culture, making it the perfect sandbox environment to mitigate the higher-risk African business profiles.
  • A number of large companies in the FinTech space aimed at the African market are using Mauritius successfully as FinTech base, providing an established template for international businesses that want to follow in their footsteps.
  • The ICT workforce is 19 000 strong and is able to serve as a capable testing pool for FinTech solutions to check viability before rolling it out to the wider African and international markets.

What do you get as a MAFH member?

Whether you’re a local or global corporate or FSP, or whether you run a FinTech Business, there are a steadily growing number of benefits to becoming a member of the Mauritius Africa FinTech Hub such as:

  • Licensing and regulatory fast-tracking and support in Africa & Mauritius
  • Use of established pan-African networks and connections
  • Subsidised shared working spaces
  • General business processes support for SMEs and start-ups
  • Free workshops with regulatory authorities, governments & decision-makers
  • Space to take part in or run innovation labs

Our Members

"We look forward to a mutual collaboration with Mauritius Africa Fintech Hub and any guidance they may provide to Unkapt for our future endeavour in Africa."

"DX Team Ltd is an operational company with capabilities in marketing, legal, technology, finance and business architecture from the USA and Mauritius. Its role is to act as a venture studio to incubate innovative business projects and support the projects with shared services. Our principals have longstanding relationships and expertise in the blockchain ecosystem and support the mission of the MAFH to supercharge the Fintech ecosystem in Mauritius and beyond. We are honored to be a member and look forward to contributing to the MAFH."

"We joined MAFH because we believe in the power of the ecosystem!"

"I have been working in the blockchain sector for the last few years and Horizon Africa is a project that holds a lot of potential. The mission of the Mauritius Africa Fintech Hub is completely aligned with what we have to offer and we were really happy and impressed by the team behind it. I firmly believe that the MAFH is going to be a major player in the economic and technological landscape of Mauritius in the near future and Horizon Africa hopes to be part of this revolution."

"MAFH opens up possibilities for expansion we never imagined existed and as the first Trusted African Certificate Authority, MilleniumSign is proud to partner with the MAFH ecosystem and contribute our technology for making Africa Digitally Independent."

"Unkapt has identified Africa as the next roll-out frontier destination for its private placement platform. In the lead up to this exercise, Unkapt needs to partner with relevant parties in the field that not only understand our value proposition but also the capital market and fintech landscape in Africa. Mauritius Africa Fintech Hub certainly fits that bill given the pro-active role it is taking in shaping up the fintech ecosystem in Mauritius and the African continent, and there is a natural alignment between our two organisations."

Our Partners

Why set up an office in Mauritius?

You don’t have to be in Mauritius to be a member of the Mauritius Africa FinTech Hub, as the whole purpose of the Hub is to be a gateway that ease pan-African and international collaboration and innovation. However, there are a number of benefits for businesses that want to create a space on the ground in Mauritius such as:

Robust offshore sector with transparency, good governance and international best practices.


Ultra fast internet connection.


Respected regulatory authorities with processes set up according to the French framework, which is more user-focused than regulations in other part of the world.

Office facilities available in the Mauritius business centre that can be arranged via MAFH.


Mauritius has entered into treaties with other countries to mitigate the effects of double taxation. These treaties may cover taxes on dividends, royalties, capital gains and interest.


A highly skilled, multi-lingual ICT workforce.

Why set up an office in Mauritius?

You don’t have to be in Mauritius to be a member of the Mauritius Africa FinTech Hub, as the whole purpose of the Hub is to be a gateway that ease pan-African and international collaboration and innovation. However, there are a number of benefits for businesses that want to create a space on the ground in Mauritius such as:

Robust offshore sector with transparency, good governance and international best practices.


Ultra fast internet connection.


Respected regulatory authorities with processes set up according to the French framework, which is more user-focused than regulations in other part of the world.


Office facilities available in the Mauritius business centre that can be arranged via MAFH.


Mauritius has entered into treaties with other countries to mitigate the effects of double taxation. These treaties may cover taxes on dividends, royalties, capital gains and interest.


A highly skilled, multi-lingual ICT workforce.