Show #9 Inclusionism with Akin Sawyerr on African Blockchain, Crypto & Entrepreneurship

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Jun 16 2019 61 mins  
Akin Sawyerr is the Managing Director of Feleman, a Team Lead at Decred, an investments and consulting firm focused on payments systems, remittances, and blockchain solutions to catalyze growth in emerging markets. Akin is also the co-founder of RocRemit, a blockchain remittance company, and is a director of Splash Mobile Money, a mobile payments company in Sierra Leone. Akin is a fount of knowledge on mobile money and payments in Sub-Saharan Africa. We chatted about his early involvement in Splash, why blockchain will revolutionize remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa, and the changing profile of the successful African startup founder. Without further ado, here’s my conversation with Akin Sawyerr. You can connect with him on Twitter or on LinkedIn --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. --- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast: