The Global Payments Innovation Jury is the most global body to look into payments innovation. This year, for the first time, a dedicated Africa Payments Innovation Jury was formed to contribute to a research report into African payments and fintech innovation trends.

The report sets out the findings of the Jury on the key payments innovation trends in Africa and what separates winners and losers. Some of the key findings are:

The Africa Payments Innovation Jury takes place because of the generous sponsorship of Interswitch, one of the most successful payments organisations on the continent and a portfolio company of Helios Investment Partners.