Driving Innovation and Financial Inclusion

Nov 10, 2023, 3:30 – 5:30 PM

iHub, Senteu Plaza, Galana/Lenana Road, Nairobi, 00505

A Fireside Chat with Kamal Budhabhatti, CEO of Little Cabs"

Hybrid event
Fireside Chat

About this event

 Join us for an engaging fireside chat with Kamal Budhahati, a visionary leader and innovator at the helm of Craft Silicon and Little. This event promises a deep dive into the world of technology-driven innovation and financial inclusion, led by a CEO who has left an indelible mark on the fintech and transportation sectors in Africa and emerging Asia.

About Kamal Budhahati:

As the Group CEO of Craft Silicon, Kamal Budhahati leads a formidable team of over 1,000 professionals. Craft Silicon is renowned for delivering comprehensive software technology solutions to banks, financial institutions, and microfinance organizations in Africa and emerging Asia. Kamal's remarkable leadership has propelled Craft Silicon to serve a diverse clientele of over 300 clients, and the company's own payment gateway seamlessly connects multiple African countries, fostering financial accessibility and empowerment.

Little - A Pan-African Super App Platform:

In addition to his role at Craft Silicon, Kamal is the visionary founder of Little, a groundbreaking pan-African super app platform. Little redefines convenience, offering a plethora of services ranging from ride-hailing and delivery to healthcare and payments, all within a single, user-friendly ecosystem. Kamal's passion for harnessing artificial intelligence and machine learning to craft innovative and impactful products is at the heart of Little's mission, ultimately improving the lives of millions across the continent.

Mentoring the Next Generation:

Kamal's commitment to innovation extends to mentoring aspiring AI learners and entrepreneurs through bluBeetle.ai. This platform serves as a bridge, connecting AI experts with the next generation of AI talent, fostering knowledge transfer and innovation in the field.

Here are some key discussion points:

  • Discuss how Craft Silicon's software technology solutions have revolutionized the operations of banks, financial institutions, and microfinance organizations in Africa and emerging Asia.
  • Trace the evolution of Craft Silicon from its inception to its current status as a leading player in the fintech industry.
  • Explore the concept and scope of Little as a super app platform.
  • Highlight the various services offered by Little, such as ride-hailing, delivery, healthcare, and payments.
  • Allow Kamal Budhahati to share his vision for the future of Craft Silicon and Little.
  • Discuss potential expansion plans and how these companies intend to stay at the forefront of innovation.

Join us for an inspiring fireside chat as we explore Kamal Budhahati's remarkable journey, his groundbreaking contributions to technology, finance, and mobility, and the pivotal role his companies play in driving innovation and financial inclusion across Africa and beyond. Don't miss this opportunity to gain insights from a true trailblazer in the world of tech and entrepreneurship.

Reserve your spot today!

Check out what happened


  • Kamal Budhabhati

    Craft Silicon / Little Cabs



  • Dean Gichukie

    Quikk API

    Co-Founder, & Chief Growth Officer



Friday, November 10, 2023
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM UTC


Fireside Chat with Kamal
Presentation By Enuka


  • James Okoth

    Chapter Director

  • Shirley Kandabu

    Team Member

  • Sakina Hussein

    Healthy Basket

    Team member

  • Bernice Namulekhwa


    Team Member

  • Okado Nabwire

    Team member

  • Kimberly Anindo

    Team member

  • Salma Ibra

    Business Week Afrika

    Team member

  • Wangeci Kaingi

    Team Member

  • Kieran Ndege

    team member


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Startinev logo


Anza Village logo

Anza Village

Oracle Edge Consulting logo

Oracle Edge Consulting

Little Cab logo

Little Cab



Pro Crafts logo

Pro Crafts



Quikk API logo

Quikk API

Hodhi Inc logo

Hodhi Inc



Hindsight Ventures logo

Hindsight Ventures

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Africa Hackon

Business Week Afrika logo

Business Week Afrika

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Healthy Basket



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