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Catalyst Fund is an accelerator for inclusive fintech startups. We work with innovators in emerging markets who are building affordable, accessible and appropriate solutions for underserved communities, and we partner with investors, corporates and talent networks to accelerate the ecosystems around them. Catalyst Fund is managed by BFA Global, supported by UK aid and JPMorgan Chase & Co. and fiscally sponsored by Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors.



Accelerating innovative fintech solutions for the world’s 3 billion underserved


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Maelis Carraro

Managing Principal Consultant & Director

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Aaron Fu BFA Global

Aaron Fu

Head of Growth

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Thea Sokolowski Head of Marketing Communications BFA Global

Thea Sokolowski

Head Of Marketing & Communications

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Malika Anand BFA Global

Malika Anand

Head of Insights & Learning

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Malika Anand BFA Global

Abby Butkus

Program Manager

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Javier Linares

Head of Portfolio Engagement

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Rasima Swarup

Country Manager, India

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Nosa Omusi BFA Global

Nosa Omusi

Country Manager, Nigeria

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Michelle Hassan

Country Manager, Kenya

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