Episode 027: Akin Sawyerr – Transforming Africa’s Remittances and Payments with Blockchain
About Akin Sawyerr
Akin Sawyerr is the Managing Director of Feleman, an investments and consulting firm focused on payments systems, remittances, and blockchain solutions to catalyze growth in emerging markets.
You can connect with him @akinsawyerr on Twitter.
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.