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NexChange Group and Marita Group Co-Host Africa Blockchain Week Virtual Summit to Showcase Continent’s Technological Leapfrog

The inaugural Africa Blockchain Week will launch from June 28th to July 1st 2021, in which hiveonline’s Sofie Blakstad will share insights on how blockchain can impact unbanked communities across the continent.

NexChange Group, a blockchain ecosystem and venture builder and MARITA Group, an African conglomerate will combine forces to co-host this Virtual Summit. The event will feature key industry players and decision-makers contributing to regulation, application, investment and education across many African countries.

Juwan Lee, Chairman of NexChange Group: “Africa is the next big move for blockchain. We
see not just opportunities in the payment space and financial inclusion, but we see significant
institutional involvement.” The new reality has proven technology to be a bridge to a better future. Strong ties betweenAfrican countries, like the cooperation South-South, encouraged by HRH Mohammed VI go
beyond just politics.

New economic bridges ensure that Africa is able to bypass certain steps on
a technological stair, positioning itself ahead of the global curve. Described by the World Bank
and called leapfrogging, it relies strongly on enhanced technologies including blockchain.

Rahhal Boulgoute, Chairman of Marita Group: “Blockchain will revolutionize Africa and
provide opportunities for financial inclusion. It is important that we expose blockchain technology
in Africa.”

The impact is seen on Africa’s financial map. Over the last years, digital banking and mobile
payments have proven to be a real-life case study for millions of users, making people’s
financial lives better, ensuring inclusion, and changing the game for the unbanked. Banks, enterprises, and entrepreneurs are changing the continent’s destiny, shaping the investment

This event backs the efforts of the African regulators to adopt the required regulations to
embrace blockchain and become a main global player in the technologies shaping the future. The ambition of the Co-hosts is to make Africa Blockchain Week the key platform for dialogue
and networking between all stakeholders in blockchain to transform it into a reality in Africa.

NexChange Group is a venture builder and media platform specializing in Blockchain, FinTech, HealthTech, AI, and Smart Cities.

Marita Group Holding is a global company focused on:

  • Turnkey solutions in real estate development, theme parks, smart cities
  • Renewable energy and waste recovery, hydrogen production, electric mobility
  • sustainable agriculture and sustainable development – local mining development of natural resources
  • health, medical products, equipment and supplies

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