Are you a fintech working in French-speaking Sub Saharan Africa ?

We are looking for the best early stage (24 – 36 months) fintechs from French-Speaking Sub Saharan Africa

Digital PhotographyaAre you a founder or a MD of a fintech project with a financial lnclusion narrative ?

We are looking for focused projects, pre and post Product Market Fit, leveraging technology to solve Africa’s problems by removing friction and enabling the adoption of products and services by millions of Africans.

Are you onto the technology that is poised to deliver great value to an underserved African market segment?

If yes, great. We want to hear from you if you are building a product or service in digital payments, identity, financial inclusion, micro-loans, digitization, asset management or srecurity. The winning ideas will be presented at the ePayments Afrique 2022 Conference, Exhibition and Award Ceremony. For more info visit us at

We are Awesome

The "PitchAfrique" competition is open to all early-stage startups located in French-Speaking Sub Saharan Africa. First phase our panel of judges, choose from a pool of early-stage companies.


First Prize Africa Grand Prize $50,000

Best Use of Innovation Prize $20,000

Tech Company of the year Prize - $15,000

Tech Deal of the year Prize $15,000

People’s award for outstanding excellence. $15,000 (This prize is awarded by online votes to a company)

FEBRUARY 18th, 2022

Early Birds deadline Submission of interest (Via the forms on the website)

May 1st, 2022

Entry Deadline

May 14th , 2022

Judging Session

May 31st, 2022

Shortlist Announced

Q4, 2022

Winners announced during ePayments Afrique Conference 2022


Founders must reside in French-Speaking Sub Saharan Africa (SSA).

Selected candidates will be published and contacted.

These candidates will be evaluated and receive expert advice (mentors) to prepare for the big pitch.

Startups will be appraised by their potential to enhance the life of Africans significantly.

Boldness and Originality in use of technology will be highly considered

Full set of rules and regulations will be communicated to successful applicants


To participate as a candidate kindly fill in the form below;