The opportunity in Digital Finance for Climate Resilience

A guide for early-stage investors and catalytic funders

Learn More

Filter By

Type of Publication

184
10
9
14

Area of work

8
15
21
194
20
8
1

Author

Date

Inclusive Fintech, Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Why we invested: Ziada is enabling informal workers, artisans and tradespeople to find work digitally

More than 90% of workers in developing countries rely on the informal economy to live. In Kenya, more specifically,...

By Maxime Bayen
Inclusive Fintech, Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Why we invested: Tendo is professionalizing and democratizing the digital marketing economy

In Sub-Saharan Africa, 90% of retail takes place through informal channels. A growing proportion of those transactions are taking...

By Kayode Adeyinka
Inclusive Fintech, Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Why we invested: Shopa is delivering wholesale prices to informal retailers

In Ghana, informal retailers make up a $2.5 billion industry that provides consumers with the essential goods they need...

By Sam Alhadeff
Inclusive Fintech, Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Lessons from building innovation ecosystems: 8 key tips for startups planning partnerships with corporates

In November 2021, Catalyst Fund organized an in-person corporate-startup roundtable during its Inclusive Digital Commerce local investor event in...

By Nosa Omusi
Climate Action, Inclusive Fintech, PAYGo and Essential Services |

Why we invested: Ohm Mobility provides simple, affordable vehicle financing for India’s autorickshaw drivers

Over 10 million people drive autorickshaws in India. Unfortunately, these drivers struggle to find affordable ways to acquire autos...

By Bethany Kanten
Inclusive Fintech, Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

[Press release] Four Ghanaian digital companies receive funding and acceleration support through the Catalyst Fund Inclusive Digital Commerce Accelerator program

      ACCRA, Ghana, 28 October, 2021 – Today, the Catalyst Fund Inclusive Digital Commerce Accelerator welcomed four...

By BFA GLOBAL
Inclusive Fintech |

Three common mistakes startups make when running lean experiments – and how to avoid them

Originally published on NextBillion   Reaching product-market fit is essential for startup growth, but the journey can be chaotic,...

By Akansha Kasera
Climate Action |

The opportunity in Digital Finance for Climate Resilience (DF4CR)

Current estimates indicate that at least 3.3 billion people are already vulnerable to the negative effects of climate change....

By Malika Anand
Inclusive Fintech |

Why we invested: Crop2Cash is unlocking access to finance for smallholder farmers in Nigeria

According to the FAO, over 70% of Nigerians participate in agriculture, mainly at the subsistence level. Agriculture made up...

By Nosa Omusi