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Two Fintech Programme Initiatives Launch in Egypt and South Africa

Ola Olaoluwa
Ola Olaoluwa

Fintech Academy, Egypt

Application Deadline:  October 19th

According to a Fintech Times report, Fintech Academy is a comprehensive program on financial technologies designed for those who want to make a difference, brought by London-based Knowledge Officer and German-based GIZ.

Photo Credit: Fintech News Middle East

The FinTech Academy is a 4-months online program that will aim to cover Fintech Fundamentals: Banking and Future of Payments, Applying Technology in Fintech, Infrastructure & Regulation, Digital Identity & Privacy and Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies. In addition to that, participants will cover 4 main Entrepreneurship components/modules: Startups Fundamentals, Product Discovery, Business Fundamentals and Investment Cycle.

The programme start date is the 15th of November. Further information can be found on their website.

AlphaCode Incubate programme – South Africa

Application Deadline: Monday, 26 October 2020

Alphacode is a leading South African fintech startup initiative
Alphacode is a leading South African fintech startup initiative

Launched by Rand Merchant Investments in 2015, AlphaCode identifies, partners & grows next generation financial services entrepreneurs through incubation, acceleration, collaboration and investment.

They have opened applications for the next AlphaCode Incubate programme which aims to identify, partner and grow innovative financial services entrepreneurs in South Africa. Successful applicants will receive funding, guidance from performance coaches and a panel of advisory experts, access to AlphaCode’s co-working space and opportunities to apply for further early-stage investment.

This year, there will be three phases to the application process. More information on their programme can be found on their website.

Opportunities

Ola Olaoluwa

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