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Fast-Track Your Success: Explore the Visa Accelerator Program for 2024

Fast-Track Your Success: Explore the Visa Accelerator Program for 2024

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Fast-Track Your Success: Explore the Visa Accelerator Program for 2024

Unlock your startup’s potential and fast-track your success in the dynamic world of fintech with the Visa Accelerator program 2024. 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. 

Thematic Area 

They are looking for the best and brightest companies to address the following themes.

  1. Unlocking new payment flows.Are you ready to digitize cash intensive P2P, B2C, B2B, G2C payments to create new commerce opportunities?
  2. Embedded Finance. Are you creating advanced intelligence solutions to enhance payment and finance experiences in B2C and B2B commerce models?
  3. Empowering merchants and SMEs. Are you targeting to accelerate the growth of merchants and SMEs through digital payment solutions to foster financial inclusion?
  4. Payment Infrastructure Enablers. Are you solving the ground layers of payment infrastructure and key enabling services?
  5. The Future of finance. Are you building at the frontier of payment and Fintech? Are you integrating cutting edge technology to build the future of Finance?
  6. Sustainable and Inclusive Finance. Are you enhancing payment technology to contribute to a more equitable and inclusive financial system, reduce inequality and create positive impact for people, economies, and the environment?

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Benefits of Visa Accelerator Program 2024

  • Knowledge and Expertise: Gain a competitive edge with a tailored program covering product design, marketing, finance, sales and more. Receive experts’ guidance and strategic insights to accelerate your startup’s growth and unlock its full potential.
  • Mentorship: Gain access to 1:1 mentoring from experts and founders in the ecosystem from Africa and beyond. Learn from the experience of others to solve your challenges.
  • Visa Specific Training: Benefit from exclusive Fintech and payment training modules designed by Visa. Enhance your understanding of the fintech landscape, payment ecosystem, and industry best practices. Startups will also get the chance to access Visa’s developer portal and experiment with Visa products and services.
  • Funding: Secure the funding you need to bring your innovative ideas to life. Showcase your startup during the Demo Day and you could be considered for an investment opportunity by Visa, Plug and Play, and our wider Venture Capital community.
  • Partnership Opportunities :Forge powerful partnerships that can drive your startup forward. The program aims to open doors to valuable collaboration opportunities with industry leaders, innovative companies, and strategic partners.
  • Product Perks: Gain access to a wide selection of product perks and discounts from over 100 vendors for a combined offer value of over $200,000 such as AWS with product credits, mentorship and fintech-specific training modules.

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Eligibility for Visa Accelerator Program 2024

  • 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.
  • Seed to Series A startups with at least an MVP.
  • Building a solution addressing one of the themes.
  • Marketested solution that has gained traction.
  • Existing operations in Africa or demonstrated commitment to expand in Africa


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline18 February,2024
Open toAll



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