Visa Accelerator Program

Visa Accelerator Program Launch

Unlock your startup's potential and fast-track your success in the dynamic world of fintech with the Visa Accelerator program. This groundbreaking initiative connects Africa's brightest minds with experienced mentors, cutting-edge technology, and unparalleled investment opportunities. 

Are you ready to disrupt the industry, revolutionize finance, and make an impact in the ecosystem? Join us on this exciting 3-months journey to propel your startup towards unprecedented growth and recognition. It's time to unleash your entrepreneurial spirit and forge a path to success in the vibrant fintech landscape. 


Benefits


Who Should Apply

If your team has already designed a minimum viable product related to the proposed areas designed a minimum viable product related to the proposed challenges or has a market-ready solution, you are the right fit for the program.

Stage

Seed to Series A startups with at least an MVP

Solution

Building a solution addressing one of our themes

Traction

Market tested solution that has gained traction

Geography

Existing operations in Africa or demonstrated commitment to expand in Africa

Program Timeline

Opportunity Areas

We are looking for the best and brightest companies to address the following themes. If you believe your company is building solutions in one or more of these areas, you are welcome to apply and join the Visa Accelerator program.

Are you ready to digitize cash intensive P2P, B2C, B2B, G2C payments to create new commerce opportunities?

  • Cross-border remittances and funds disbursements  
  • Finance management platforms for B2B (e.g. payables, receivables, procurement, etc) 
  • Social commerce and the creator economy 
  • Government disbursements, collections, and payouts
  • Open banking and account-to-account solutions
  • Treasury-as-a-Service 
  • Mobile money flows and interoperability
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Testimonials

Visa Accelerator Program Testimonial

Meet Our Startups

Our alumni


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