2 International Financial Inclusion Conference


Start-Up Launchpad

Free Demo Pods

Are you a Fintech Start-Up with innovative ideas in need of visibility?

Here's an exciting opportunity to showcase your innovation to industry experts for FREE.

Startup Launchpad Activities

The Startup Launchpad will feature activities such as:

  1. Sessions on the Fintech Bridge and Opportunities for Startups

  2. Roundtable Discussions with Startup CEOs

  3. Meetings with Private Equity/Joint Venture Capitalist Investors

  4. Workshop on Regulatory Licensing featuring Securities Exchange Commission, National Insurance Commission and various departments of the CBN.

  5. Pitch Presentations from Participants of the Startup Launchpad.

Value Proposition

for Start-Ups

Brand Building
Networking Opportunities
Educational Opportunities

The IFIC conference and exhibition allow start-ups showcase their products, services, and innovations to a wide audience, including potential customers, investors, partners and industry experts. This exposure can significantly increase brand recognition and visibility.

Being a part of a well-regarded exhibition with key global and National actors will lend credibility and reputation as a trusted player in the financial services sector.

There will be a range of diverse and high-level professionals, including fellow startups, industry leaders, potential customers, investors, and collaborators, providing start-ups with the opportunity to build valuable connections that can lead to partnerships, collaborations, and business opportunities.

The IFIC features industry conversations and panel discussions conducted by industry experts. Gain knowledge and tips on various aspects on growth, marketing, and technology.

The selection criteria for the Startup launchpad are as follows:

Applicants must

1. Display novel concepts and innovations concerning Financial Inclusion and related fields;

2. Propose inventive concepts (products, services, or technological remedies) aimed at enhancing Financial Inclusion

3. All innovations and inventions should be practical and applicable to real-world situations. It should emphasize the need for impactful solutions that effectively address problems.

If selected, participants will get the chance to pitch their prototype(s) at the IFIC Fintech Startup Launch Pad. Every presentation should include prototypes and be delivered in a demonstrative format. The finalist will be expected to present their solutions to a live audience.