Tag: FIBR

The growing “pull” of income generation through platforms

In this Briefing Note David Porteous, BFA Global Founder and Chair – picks up the storyline around the income-generative...

Revisiting superplatforms and their implications – FIBR briefing note

In the second FIBR White Paper, published in 2017,  Olga Morawcynzski and David Porteous made the bold claim that...

How to design PAYGo operational models to improve repayment

There has been a lot of work exploring why some pay-as-you-go (PAYGo) solar customers stop paying after they are...

Lean user research: How Diin sequenced data analysis and user interviews to generate insights

Co-authored with Javier Linares   Startups typically chase growth by acquiring more and more customers. It is tempting to...

The Gig is Up FIBR x Quartz Podcast Series

The Gig is Up is a three-part podcast series discussing the global gig economy covering everything from the disruption...

The power of flexibility: How innovative payment models can expand access to energy services

In the past eight years, over 10 million people in emerging economies have acquired modern energy for the first...

Keeping Machine Learning Honest!

  Machine learning (ML) provides institutions with predictive analytics that leverage large amounts of both historical and continually-generated data...

The Best of Both Worlds: Decoupling Financing from Distribution through FSP-Led PAYGo

    In just eight years over three million PAYGo solar systems have been sold, and over $1B has...

Digital Platforms: Creating “Servant” Economies or a Step Toward Empowerment?

Potential Benefits to “More than a Gig and Less than a Job” Employment in the Global South    ...

Work with What You’ve Got to Offer MSME Credit

  The Case in Kenya Starting from the Microfinance Bill in 2006 up to the runaway success of the...