Kenyan entrepreneurs David Wachira and Hempstone Maroria, co-founders of Waya, will be taking part in the upcoming Africa Tech Summit in London.
The summit, scheduled for June 22, 2023, will serve as a platform for tech industry professionals from across Africa to convene and discuss the latest trends and innovations in the sector.
Wachira and Maroria will be participating in a panel discussion focused on the future of fintech in Africa.
Wachira will be sharing valuable insights, experiences, and a deep understanding of the challenges faced by underserved communities in the US, which led to the birth of Waya.
Waya, founded in 2019, is a Kenyan fintech startup that aims to bridge the gap in financial services for underserved communities and immigrants in the United States.
The company has gained recognition for its innovative mobile banking and payment services, which have revolutionized the way people manage their finances.
At the core of Waya’s mission is the belief that financial services should be accessible to everyone in the United States, irrespective of income or background.
Financial inclusion plays a pivotal role in driving economic development and reduction among immigrant communities by providing them with access to financial services.
The company understands that when individuals and businesses have access to affordable financial solutions, they can unleash their full potential and contribute to the growth of their communities.
The Africa Tech Summit is a highly esteemed gathering of entrepreneurs, investors, and industry leaders, serving as a platform for exchanging ideas, showcasing innovations, and fostering collaboration.
It is a unique opportunity for individuals and companies to gain exposure, form partnerships, and stay abreast of the latest industry trends.
Waya’s participation is a testament to the impact the company has made in the fintech industry and the recognition it has garnered within the African tech community.
Dr. Wachira’s showcase will be about “Banking built for minorities, immigrants and underserved communities in the US.
This session will provide a platform for industry leaders and investors to learn about the role of technology in shaping the financial landscape among Waya’s target market.
Apart from sharing their expertise, Wachira and Maroria will have the opportunity to network with fellow entrepreneurs, investors, and industry leaders at the Africa Tech Summit.
The event offers a conducive environment for forging partnerships, exchanging ideas, and learning from the best in the business.
The connections made during the summit can pave the way for future collaborations and growth.
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