Episode 176: Ecosystem Zoom In – The Cape Verdean Case

Zooming-in! Were you expecting another European focused discussion? Time to spin it and turn to the African continent, where Matteo Rizzi brings to the #BBE stage non-other than ecosystem driver Milton Cabral, accompanied by non other than Secretary of State for Digital Economy at Government of Cabo Verde – Pedro Lopes. An unmissable episode on how Cape Verde is truly spinning the innovation motor in the region, being a clear best case example for the continent and beyond.

Connect with our guests:
Pedro Lopes: Secretary of State for Digital Economy, Government of Cabo Verde

Milton Cabral: Cabo Verde Digital PMO, NOSi

Author, Co-Founder of FTS Group, BBE Executive Producer
About the Author
Matteo Rizzi is an unconventional entrepreneur with two decades of experience in Financial Services, constantly referred amongst the top executives in the industry. He spent 13 years at SWIFT - where he co-founded Innotribe, the innovation arm of the cooperative, launching the first global startup challenge. Since 2013, he has a FinTech Investor and/or Venture Partner role with global VCs and CVCs (20+ deals, 5 exits). In 2015, he co-founded FinTechStage (now FTSGroup.eu) - a platform for Investors and Innovators to boost FinTech innovation globally. In 2019, Matteo founded Timepledge.org a global initiative to foster financial inclusion and entrepreneurship. The same year he launched Breaking Banks Europe (as the Executive Producer). He is the author of "The FinTech Revolution" and "Talents & Rebels" and is fluent in 5 languages. Twitter:https://twitter.com/matteorizzi Website: https://matteorizzi.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/matteorizziofficial Linkedln:https://www.linkedin.com/in/matteorizzi/ Provoke: https://provoke.fm/author/matteo/