The Mauritius African Fintech Hub, registered as the Mauritius FintechAssociation, was launched in 2018 with the objective to promoteMauritius as the Fintech Innovation Hub for the African continent.

This initiative was pioneered by the Mauritian government, through the Economic Development Board (EDB) of Mauritius with a launch grant,alongside the private sector and formally announced during the2017/2018 budget speech. The association functions as anindependent facilitator and is solely funded by memberships andprogrammes we design since October 2020.