Kofi Genfi and Nii Osae


It’s that time again, Forbes Africa recently released its fourth annual 30 Under 30 list. The list celebrates young Africans across the business, technology and creative industries.

 From the Technology section, we have two great entrepreneurs featuring in the 30 under 30 list for Africa. The gentlemen attained this feet with their company CYST

Who are they?

Kofi Genfi is a Ghanaian entrepreneur who co-founds CYST, a fast growing AI and payments software company. Inclined to his deep affection for innovative business strategies, he is responsible for the overall business strategy at the firm. He also happens to be an Ashesi Alumnus of the Class of 2016. Additionally, he is a spoken word and public speaking enthusiast, as well as an aspiring free-runner.


Nii Osae Osae Dade is an Artificial Intelligence Researcher and Software Engineer. He has a degree in Computer Science from the University of Ghana. He also cofounds
CYST and doubles as a Software Engineer and the main IT brain in the team. He takes responsibility for integrating the APIs to the Telcos, and ensuring that every idea that the team comes up with is implemented.

The Company CYST

CYST is an AI-first software innovation company which believes strongly in challenging conventions and aim at solving our everyday problems using technology. Everything CYST does is value-centered and geared towards the redefining of the African stereotype. CYST holds unto a simple philosophy, which is to be the best at what it does; building technology relevant to local markets while complying with international standards. Through relentless passion, CYST enables people to empower change through technology. The company CYST, is popular for
Mazzuma – 
a platform built to help achieve the financial inclusion that successive governments have all included in their development agenda.The two gentlemen want Mazzuma to be the preferred payment platform in the nearest future.

Introducing The Mazzuma Token – The New Cryptocurrency From Mazzuma

Mazzuma is a mobile money payment system that utilizes a distributed secure infrastructure and cryptocurrency to enable seamless payments. The Mazzuma token (MAZ) will be the key payment medium in the Mazzuma ecosystem.
Transactions made on the Mazzuma platform are instantaneous and free of transaction fees. This is going to revolutionarise the payment industry with instant cross-border payments.

The MAZ token is on sale now and you participate and enjoy a free 20% discount. This is the first of its kind in the Ghanaian crypto space. Get an account at https://mazzuma.com/register/

Check out the full list of those who made the list here: Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 

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