Online Certificate for Fintech in Africa | Fintech Course

Online Certificate for Fintech in Africa

Helping 5000 of students in Africa acquire their first knowledge in Fintech and earn a certificate issued by CFTE, Elevandi and Singapore Management University

Why Fintech in Africa?

Africa’s digital economy is rapidly evolving and demonstrating significant growth, with  Business Insider suggesting that African fintech market is anticipated to reach $150 billion by 2025. As digital technology becomes increasingly embraced across the continent, it becomes crucial to develop a skilled workforce capable of driving innovation and progress.

CFTE, Elevandi and Singapore Management University recognise the significance of cultivating a digital workforce in Africa and the importance to upskill the community with the latest Fintech knowledge and enhance the fintech literacy. Therefore, CFTE, Elevandi and Singapore Management University offered this Online Certificate for Fintech in Africa to support 5000 students in Africa and professionals grasp the opportunities in the new world of digital finance.

About the Programme

The Online Certificate for Fintech in Africa is a foundational programme in Fintech. Learners will go through the building blocks of the future of finance: Fintech, AI, Blockchain, RegTech, Payments, Open Banking and Sustainability, while learning the most important trends in the region from ecosystem players.

The programme includes 7 Masterclasses and 6 Sessions of industry insights, launched for the Inclusive Fintech Forum (IFF) 2023. Programme will be available until December 2024.


20 mins lectures from experts


What is Fintech and Trends New business models in finance


Understanding AI AI for Financial Services


Understanding Blockchain Applications of Blockchain in Finance


Understanding Payments Reasons behind The growth


Understanding RegTech Stakeholders, Opportunities and Trends

Open Banking​

Understanding Open Banking Why is Open Banking Important


Understanding Sustainability implementations in Fintech

Learn the real-world Fintech case study

10 mins lectures from experts

Innovation in Africa

Crypto Revolution

Drivers of Mass Adoption

Payments & SuperApps


Challenges & Opportunities

Learn Fintech directly from world-class leaders!

With this free online certificate, you'll:

Earn an industry-accredited certificate by CFTE, Elevandi and Singapore Management University

You will earn a certificate once completing the programme. It can serve as a stepping stone to further advancement in your career.

The experts you'll be learning from

Janos Barberis

Co-Founder Supercharger and Supercharger Ventures

Marianne Haahr

Nature-related finance lead at Global Canopy and at the Secretariat of the Task Force for Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD)

Lex Sokolin

Head Economist at ConsenSys

Ritesh Jain​

Co-founder, Infynit

Carlos Figueredo​

CEO at Open Vector & UK Open Banking Data Standards Author

Jean-Philippe Desbiolles

Global Vice-President for AI, Data and Cognitive – Financial Services at IBM

Francesco Piras

Co-Founder of BrightNode

Douglas Arner

Kerry Holdings Professor in Law

Insights from ecosystem players

Wiza Jalakasi

Fintech Expert & Former VP Global Merchant Banking at Chipper Cash

Ruth Iselema

Founder & CEO of Bitmama

Zachariah George

Managing Partner of Launch Africa

Odunayo Eweniyi

Co-founder & COO at Piggyvest

Waleed Sadek

Founder & CEO at PaySky & Yalla Super App

Gaurav Dhar

Group CEO

Ronit Ghose

Global Head, Future of Finance


Enrol to the certification now

Professionals may also enrol in the Online Certificate for FinTech in Africa for USD 50. A portion of your contribution will go towards supporting CrossAfricaCycleOdyssey in its mission to uplift people living with disabilities.


For professionals

One-off payment

$ 50

For students

One-off payment


Submit a simple form to prove that you are student, and access the course for free!

Thank you very much for supporting this social impact initiative.

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