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 www.twitter.com/akinsawyerr on Twitter or on LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/akinsawyerr --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/inclusionism/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/inclusionism/support