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Ethiopia: Enkopa Summit to Feature Visa as Platinum Sponsor

Enkopa SummitVisa, a leading global provider of digital payment solutions, has joined forces with Enkopa Summit as the Platinum Sponsor for its annual event, scheduled to take place on October 12-13, 2023, at the Science Museum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Enkopa Summit is a prominent industry gathering that brings together experts in global entrepreneurship, technology innovation, startups, government authorities, and investors. The event aims to foster innovation, collaboration, and lasting connections within Ethiopia and the broader East-Africa region.

The summit will offer an engaging lineup of activities, including insightful panel discussions, policy debates, visionary keynote speeches, presentations highlighting successful enterprise use-cases, demonstrations of products and programs, informative tech talks, and exclusive investor dialogues. By providing a platform for participants, the event will explore the potential impact of cutting-edge solutions on Ethiopia's business and technology landscape.

Visa's support as the Platinum Sponsor for Enkopa Summit serves as a significant endorsement of the event's mission to facilitate meaningful conversations, knowledge sharing, and collaboration among industry leaders and stakeholders. As a key partner, Visa's involvement will enhance the summit's influence on the innovation ecosystem in Ethiopia.

"We are thrilled to have Visa on board as our Platinum Sponsor for Enkopa Summit," expressed Bernard Laurendeau, Managing Partner at Laurendeau and Associates, the management consultancy leading and curating the event. "Visa's global leadership in digital payments and financial technology perfectly aligns with our event's objectives of promoting innovation within Ethiopia's entrepreneurship and technology sector."

"We are pleased to participate in Enkopa Summit as part of our ongoing commitment to fortify the payment ecosystem in Ethiopia," stated Yared Endale, Country Manager for Visa in Ethiopia. "We eagerly anticipate discussing how we can collaborate with other industry players to increase financial inclusion among Ethiopians, empower fintech companies, support the growth of eCommerce, and promote wider acceptance of digital payments."

Registration for Enkopa Summit is now open. Interested individuals can secure their spot by visiting the website

Source: A press release sent to 2Merkato from 251 Communications on August 31, 2023