We back tech startups seeking to improve the resilience of underserved, climate-vulnerable communities
We partner with founders who share our vision of a world where every individual has the tools and opportunities to thrive
Our active venture-building approach leverages our experience as founders and operators in emerging markets
We convene a global network of founders, 140+ investors, and ecosystem partners
"User research was deep and comprehensive; we would never have gotten these insights without Catalyst Fund. Catalyst Fund team expertise was extremely high quality and sprint structure pushes the team to go deep on specific topics."
"The Catalyst Fund team has shown us what can be possible. Thank you for the support, the strong work ethics, the selflessness and the candid views you shared with us. The experience has been incredibly value-adding and defines an important phase for us as a company."
"Through the program, we have been able to develop a great brand, consolidate our voice and put together a strong identity for our company. We have launched with a unique brand and voice compared to any other fintech in the market which has been extremely valuable in differentiating Koa."
"[Catalyst Fund] helped us reach this stage with the least amount of mistakes we could have made."
"I really feel that I'm a better leader and CEO because of the program."
"We're enormously privileged to have had the team at Catalyst Fund support us as we take our next steps. Kevin helped find a solution that has really worked for us, enabling growth and keeping Spoon lean."
Our team of experts and operators work alongside founders to drive growth
Accelerating startups to product-market fit
Securing the next round of capital and growth partners
Building great teams that scale fast
Telling better stories and winning customers
Catalyst Fund operates under a proven model. Our portfolio companies have gone on to secure follow-on funding, amounting to over US$656 million in total, and currently serve more than 14 million individuals and MSMEs globally.
Hear how fintech innovation is transforming financial health in Africa, from the customers served by Catalyst Fund portfolio companies Sokowatch, Turaco, Abalobi and Spoon Money.
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