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 with inclusive fintech startups. We’ve made them available for your team.

Assess product-market fit:

Determine whether your inclusive solution is meeting the needs of the customers you want to reach

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Tech and data readiness

Determine whether your business is prepared to implement advanced technologies, and learn how to extract insights from your data 


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Building trust

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


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Risk assessment

Identify the top external and internal risks impacting your business and determine the best mitigation strategies 


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What can Catalyst Fund startup toolkits be used for?


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