Building more sustainable and inclusive economies through data, finance, and technology innovation


What we do

BFA Global is a research, advisory, data analytics and product innovation firm focused on the intersection of finance, data and technology. We work with the world’s leading innovators, development organizations, policymakers, financial institutions and more to help them build solutions that can contribute to more sustainable and inclusive economies.

Research and advise

We leverage a variety of research methods and data analytics to inform our strategic advisory services.

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Design and build

We design, prototype, and develop solutions that improve the lives of vulnerable communities.

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Accelerate innovation

We support the growth of startups at the forefront of inclusive tech innovation for the underserved.

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Where we focus

COVID-19: impact, solutions and analysis

View research, reports and analyses from the BFA Global team, as we work to evaluate the effects of the pandemic, and solutions being deployed, on the ground in the markets where we work.


Our Projects

We leverage our multidisciplinary, agile, data-driven and client-centric approaches at the frontier of finance, data and technology to execute a range of projects for our partners and clients, creating innovative solutions for a more equitable world.

Catalyst fund is a global accelerator for early-stage inclusive fintech startups. We work with innovators who are building affordable, accessible and appropriate solutions designed to meet the needs of the world’s 3 billion underserved, while accelerating the ecosystems around them in order to help them reach scale.


FinnSalud is developing a set of financial health standards and a measurement tool to shed light on the state of the financial health of the Mexican population and inform initiatives that can work to improve it.



We synthesize insights from our work in the field with underserved customers, small businesses, financial service providers, inclusive fintech startups, policymakers, regulators and more, and share them with the industry. Find blogs, briefs, reports, toolkits and videos here.