Working together to deliver the future of FinTech in Africa.




The Visa Bootcamp, powered by Nest, is a unique 4-day programme run by a full-time, dedicated team. Up to seven startups and three developer teams will be selected to come to Nairobi, Kenya to accelerate their FinTech businesses.

We are looking for FinTech startups and developers to ideate, co-create, and develop solutions around financial literacy and financial inclusion in Africa.

 Who should apply

We are seeking startups with an innovative FinTech proposition. If you are passionate about improving financial services experiences and believe you can bring to life a new era of FinTech innovation, we want to hear from you!

Are you looking for an opportunity to:


We welcome all FinTech founders to apply. The programme content is best suited to companies
developing solutions to the following:

  • Financial literacy
  • Personal financial management - loan calculator
  • Financial education
  • Authentication
  • Merchant point of sales
  • KYC
  • Finance & accounting tools
  • Solutions for the un (under) banked
  • Mobile payments
  • Data analytics


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     Mentors

    Our mentors are industry leaders and experts in their respective fields.


    Alexander Steel


    Head,
    Digital and Push Payments,
    Visa

    Anthony Gacheru


    Director,
    Consumer Products, East and Southern Africa, Visa

    Francis Mugane


    Director,
    Merchant Sales & Solutions,
    Visa

    Geraldine Mitchley


    Senior Director,
    Strategic Partnerships,
    Visa


    Kudzai Ncube


    Director,
    Market Readiness Middle East & North Africa, Visa

    Lucy Mbabazi


    Country Manager,
    Rwanda,
    Visa

    David Kimura


    General Manager,
    Innovations and Projects,
    NIC bank

     Our team


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    Aaron Fu


    Managing Partner - Africa,
    Nest.

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    Jessica Cheung


    Global Strategy Manager,
    Nest.

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    Nio Liyanage


    Head - Startup Strategy,
    Nest.

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    Muthuri Kinyamu


    Head - African Programs,
    Nest.

     
    Benefits

    Access to Tools and APIs

    Plug into a Global Network

    World Class Experts and Coaches

    Right Relationships and Partners

     Schedule


      Applications open


       5th December 2016



      Applications Close


       10th February 2017


      Bootcamp Starts


      24th March 2017


      Demo Day


       27th March 2017


    OUR Partners

     Contact

    Feel free to email us to provide some feedback on the bootcamp!

      visa@nest.vc