Startup is returning to Africa this December. TechCrunch will be hitting , , bringing with it our competition and a day’s worth of panel discsions, foced on topics facing the city’s startup scene.

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Iyin “E” Aboyeji

We’ve already announced a pair of speakers for the event and and are excited to add a couple more to the list, bringing with them expertise on topics like VC funding and blockchain technology.

Iyin “E” Aboyeji is the Founder and CEO of , a payment solution designed to transfer funds between and abroad. The -based startup serves as a payment gateway for a number of high profile companies including Uber, TransferWise, booking.com and tuition platform, Flywire.

In July of this year, rasied a $10 million Series A led by Greycroft Partners and Green Visor Capital.

Other investors include Y Combinator, Omidyar Network, Social Capital, CRE Venture Capital and HOF Capital. Aboyeji will join to discs the potential of blockchain tech in ’s burgeoning startup scenes.

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Kola Aina

Kola Aina is the CEO and founder of Ventures Platform, a -based VC firm foced on . VP is among the largest accelerator/seed stage funders in the space with an eye toward solving local issues. In addition to serving as a Partner at the fund, Aina is also a mentor at World Bank Group and Google’s Launchpad Accelerator.

We’ve got plenty more speakers to announce in the coming weeks. You can grab your tickets to the event here.

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