Catalyst Fund programs


Catalyst Fund programs, operating in key markets including Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana, Mexico and India, focus on under-catalyzed sectors where the combination of finance, data and technology have the power to create innovative solutions for underserved customers. Our current programs focus on inclusive fintech and inclusive digital commerce.

Our programs

Inclusive Fintech

The Catalyst Fund Inclusive Fintech Accelerator, supported by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and JPMorgan Chase & Co., and fiscally sponsored by Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, supports early-stage fintech startups in Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Mexico and India.


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Inclusive Digital Commerce

The Catalyst Fund Inclusive Digital Commerce Accelerator, supported by Mastercard Foundation and run in partnership with MEST, aims to improve the livelihoods and financial resilience of MSEs in Ghana by scaling digital commerce companies.

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