Fintech Masterclass - Launching and Scaling in Africa

Thu Apr 11, 13:00 - Thu Apr 11, 14:30

Imnnovation City Cape Town


Calling all new and established fintechs!

Are you interested in offering innovative money movement solutions to your customers? This exclusive masterclass, co-hosted by Visa and Innovation City Cape Town, is designed to equip you with the knowledge and strategies to launch and scale your card programme in Africa.

Whether you're looking to enable sending, receiving, or both, this session will cover:

  • Fintech Landscape: Gain insights into the booming African fintech arena and the opportunities for money movement solutions.
  • Card Programme Launch: Learn the steps involved in launching a successful card programme tailored to your target market.
  • Market Identification: Discover strategies for identifying the perfect customer base for your money movement offerings.
  • Global & African Challenges: Understand the complexities faced in launching card programmes globally and navigate the specific landscape in Africa.
  • South African Opportunities: Unlock 3 key opportunities to launch your card programme in South Africa, including a unique collaboration option with a third-party provider.

Walk away with actionable strategies to:

  • Design and launch a high-impact money movement programme.
  • Overcome the challenges of operating in the African market.
  • Capitalize on the growing demand for innovative financial solutions.

Don't miss this chance to gain valuable insights from industry experts and propel your fintech venture forward!

Date: April 11th

Time: 13h00 - 14h30

Location: Innovation City Cape Town

Register Now!


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Meagan Rabe | Senior Director: Visa Head of Fintech (Sub-Saharan Africa)

Meagan Rabe is a results-oriented Senior Director at VISA, specializing in Fintech across Sub-Saharan Africa. With a passion for responsible financial solutions, she leads teams in designing and implementing innovative products for small businesses. Meagan excels in developing business strategies, fostering partnerships with Fintechs, and driving growth initiatives. Her leadership and motivational skills have been recognized through numerous awards, and she
brings a wealth of experience in M&A integration and commercial law to her role. #fintechenabler 

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Diana Mtombeni | Senior Manager - Fintech at Visa
Diana Mtombeni is a relationship management professional with over 12 years of extensive pan-African experience in account management, product design, B2B/B2C sales, marketing, service delivery, and customer success within the financial services and Fintech sectors. Known for her adeptness in forging and nurturing robust relationships with clients, partners, and stakeholders, she crafts tailored solutions that precisely meet evolving needs. Leveraging her comprehensive understanding of market dynamics, she innovates products that drive value for businesses and end-users, while navigating complex sales and marketing landscapes with finesse. Committed to service excellence and operational efficiency, Diana’s adept management ensures seamless execution and optimal outcomes, cementing her reputation as a trusted advisor and ally in the industry.
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Dylan Virasamy | Director – Fintech at Visa

Dylan Virasamy, a Director at Visa, is a technology expert driven by a passion for delivering exceptional outcomes and pioneering solutions. With a diverse background spanning Fintech, Payments, Telecommunications, PayTV, and
Corporate and Retail Banking, Dylan consistently surpasses expectations, fostering growth and prosperity for individuals and organizations alike. His steadfast dedication to excellence, coupled with a strategic mindset and robust leadership skills, empowers him to adeptly navigate complexities and motivate high-performing teams. A collaborative problem-solver and forward-thinking innovator, Dylan thrives in dynamic environments, leveraging emerging trends to catalyze transformative change.


Fintech Masterclass - Launching and Scaling in Africa
Imnnovation City Cape Town
Gardens Cape Town, Gardens, 8001
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