Catalyst Fund startup toolkits

Designed by experts at BFA Global, Catalyst Fund toolkits aim to help startup teams assess their risks, and develop accessible, affordable and appropriate solutions that meet the needs of low-income consumers and are built to last. Experts at BFA Global use our toolkits internally in our work accelerating inclusive fintech startups globally. We’ve made them available for your team.

Assess Product-Market Fit

Build the best inclusive solutions for the customers you want to reach




AI readiness

Prepare your business to implement advanced technologies, and extract insights from your data



Risk assessment

Identify your top external and internal business risks and come up with mitigation strategies



Building trust

Determine the best way to build trust with customers in your target market


In beta

What can Catalyst Fund startup toolkits be used for?


  • Assess product design in the context of emerging markets
  • Understand business challenges and opportunities 
  • Learn how to build trust with consumers
  • Assess and measure business risk
  • Prepare to implement advanced technologies for sustainable growth
  • Determine if you’re on the path to product-market fit