David del Ser

David del Ser

Principal Consultant & Director, FinnSalud Project

David is a Principal Consultant at BFA Global and the director of the FinnSalud Project. He brings world-class high tech skills in growing areas of BFA Global to expand the company vision. He supports and promotes tech-enablement in the financial sector, and reaches beyond the financial services sector to other tech-related businesses and social investors. David is also the founder and chairman of Frogtek, a business that provides app-based technology to enable small retailers in developing countries with better business tools. Frogtek was recently listed by the Wall Street Journal as having built one of five apps bringing the next billion online. He is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, an Echoing Green Fellow, and holds a dual Masters of Telecommunications from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and Télécom ParisTech and an MBA from Columbia Business School.

Publications by this author

¿Cómo está afectando el Covid-19 la salud financiera de las microempresas mexicanas?
Financial Health |

¿Cómo está afectando el Covid-19 la salud financiera de las microempresas mexicanas?

Todas las opiniones aquí expresadas son exclusivas de BFA Global, por lo que MetLife no es responsable de la...

By David del Ser
FinnSalud y el COVID-19: Cambio a modo emergencia
Financial Health |

FinnSalud y el COVID-19: Cambio a modo emergencia

FinnSalud es uno de los proyectos más importantes de BFA Global, con financiamiento de MetLife Foundation y patrocinio fiscal...

By David del Ser
FinnSalud and COVID-19: Shifting to emergency mode
Financial Health |

FinnSalud and COVID-19: Shifting to emergency mode

FinnSalud is one of BFA Global’s largest projects, supported by MetLife Foundation and fiscally sponsored by Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors....

By David del Ser
¿Cómo está afectando el COVID-19 a la salud financiera de los mexicanos?
Financial Health |

¿Cómo está afectando el COVID-19 a la salud financiera de los mexicanos?

  Ahora que México cuenta con 993 casos confirmados de coronavirus y ha entrado en una Fase 2  con...

By David del Ser
FinnSalud Introductory Presentation (Spanish)
Financial Health |

FinnSalud Introductory Presentation (Spanish)

Lanzamiento de la 2a etapa del proyecto FinnSalud Conjuntamente con funcionarios de la MetLife Foundation y Fundación MetLife México,...

By David del Ser
Don’t be THAT CEO
Inclusive Fintech |

Don’t be THAT CEO

Management styles that hold you and your team back from product-market fit When it comes to venture-building, we can...

By David del Ser
Three Powerful Tools for Fintech Practitioners
Inclusive Fintech |

Three Powerful Tools for Fintech Practitioners

 Since we launched the Catalyst Fund in 2015, we have helped 15 fintech entrepreneurs deploy novel approaches to bring products...

By David del Ser
Sparking Growth in Corner Shops
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Sparking Growth in Corner Shops

Finbots for Shopkeepers Series #4 In this series I have described how smartphone sensors can generate raw data and...

By David del Ser
Tuning Into Shops with Sensors
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Tuning Into Shops with Sensors

Finbots for Shopkeepers Series #2     What is the one thing small shopkeepers and professional hackers have in...

By David del Ser
Going from Data to Information
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Going from Data to Information

Source: Flickr       With a single smartphone, small business owners can go from completely opaque information to...

By David del Ser
Growing with Insights
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Growing with Insights

Finbots for Shopkeepers Series #4   In this series I have described how smartphone sensors can generate raw data...

By David del Ser
SOCAP17 Conversations: The State of the Inclusive Fintech Field
Inclusive Fintech |

SOCAP17 Conversations: The State of the Inclusive Fintech Field

The Inclusive Fintech Track at SOCAP17 We are excited to announce that Catalyst Fund and JPMorgan Chase & Co....

By David del Ser
The Intelligent Bank of the Future
Inclusive Fintech |

The Intelligent Bank of the Future

Here’s a thought experiment: what if you had to design from scratch a new bank targeting low-income clients? This...

By David del Ser
Three Ways Social Entrepreneurs Can Increase Their Fundraising Luck at SOCAP
Inclusive Fintech |

Three Ways Social Entrepreneurs Can Increase Their Fundraising Luck at SOCAP

Catalyst Fund’s “How to SOCAP” for Entrepreneurs #1 Luck is what happens when Preparation meets Opportunity — Seneca As...

By David del Ser
How Does the Inclusive Fintech Landscape Compare to Mainstream Fintech?
Inclusive Fintech |

How Does the Inclusive Fintech Landscape Compare to Mainstream Fintech?

In the last few years the fintech sector in developed markets has gone through a phenomenal boom. Fintech is...

By David del Ser