Tag: Catalyst Fund

Manage your sales pipeline to win as a B2B fintech startup: 3 practical tips
Financial Health |

Manage your sales pipeline to win as a B2B fintech startup: 3 practical tips

Early-stage B2B fintech startups often believe they’re too small to implement structured sales and CRM processes or think that...

By Celine Duros Acheampong
Mexicans say that PAYGo appliances are an investment for a better life, not an expense
Inclusive Fintech |

Mexicans say that PAYGo appliances are an investment for a better life, not an expense

  To be truly inclusive, financial service providers need to go beyond simply offering lower prices. They need to...

By Malika Anand
A creative approach to startup financing: Graviti combines grant, debt and equity investment, linked to impact outcomes
Inclusive Fintech |

A creative approach to startup financing: Graviti combines grant, debt and equity investment, linked to impact outcomes

It took Catalyst Fund portfolio company Graviti only two months to raise a debt round that will finance 600+...

By Eduardo Ortiz Reynaga
How fintech startups should pursue B2B partnerships
Digital Financial Services |

How fintech startups should pursue B2B partnerships

For many fintech startups, particularly those in the insurtech space where high levels of trust are essential, business-to-business (B2B)...

By Celine Duros Acheampong
Can agile fintech startups be the answer to food insecurity during the COVID-19 crisis?
Financial Health |

Can agile fintech startups be the answer to food insecurity during the COVID-19 crisis?

Originally published on NextBillion COVID-19 lockdowns have threatened small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and vulnerable families around the world. SMEs in...

By Michelle Hassan
Press Release: Announcing the $4.3M Catalyst Fund Inclusive Digital Commerce Accelerator in Ghana to improve the financial resilience of informal MSEs
Inclusive Fintech |

Press Release: Announcing the $4.3M Catalyst Fund Inclusive Digital Commerce Accelerator in Ghana to improve the financial resilience of informal MSEs

ACCRA, Ghana, 19th October, 2020 – Catalyst Fund, managed by BFA Global, in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation and...

By BFA GLOBAL
Catalyst Fund is expanding inclusive-tech acceleration to new sectors
Climate Action |

Catalyst Fund is expanding inclusive-tech acceleration to new sectors

Building on our proven approach to accelerating inclusive fintech startups and innovation ecosystems in emerging markets, Catalyst Fund is...

By Maelis Carraro
Inclusive fintech startups are pioneering products for the digital generation
Digital Financial Services |

Inclusive fintech startups are pioneering products for the digital generation

The digital generation (aka netizens, digital natives, generation Z, millennials) is a rapidly-growing customer segment that has exacting user...

By Shiro Njoroge
Women and youth may be weathering COVID better than others, but the most vulnerable are getting left behind
Financial Health |

Women and youth may be weathering COVID better than others, but the most vulnerable are getting left behind

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to ransack economies across developed and emerging markets, expectations are that low-income people –...

By Malika Anand
Making waves: Cynthia Wandia embodies the best of female fintech entrepreneurship
Inclusive Fintech |

Making waves: Cynthia Wandia embodies the best of female fintech entrepreneurship

Cynthia Wandia is the CEO and co-founder of Kwara, an accounting and business management SaaS for SACCOs in Kenya....

By Abby Butkus