Food tech and Media company, EatOut has been selected from strong pool of 122 applicants from 12 countries including Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Ghana, South Africa, Cameroon, Nigeria, Belgium, Switzerland, UK, France and the US who pitched their fintech solutions to an expert panel for a spot at Visa’s first innovation bootcamp in Africa in partnership with Nest.
The Visa bootcamp will power collaboration opportunities between early stage technology companies, Visa and financial institutions from across Africa for potential integration.
Visa Country Manager for East Africa, Sunny Walia said, “The finalists will get the opportunity to gain knowledge and insights from experts at Visa, as well as gain access to Visa API’s and tools, and Nest’s resources to scale their start-up through Africa and beyond.”
The Visa Bootcamp’s intensive content is designed to fuel all early-stage FinTech companies with a vision to revolutionise financial services for Africans with financial inclusion and peer-to-peer or merchant payments being of specific focus to this programme.
“We’re excited about helping our great corporate partners unlock the potential by working alongside startups as there are unlimited possibilities and opportunities.” Aaron Fu, Managing Partner at Nest Africa said. “The Visa Bootcamp brings together marquee innovators solving critical challenges in the FinTech landscape on structured platform for these highly promising businesses to explore partnerships with Visa and its partner bank network, as well as have one-on-one interactions with potential funders.”