Tag: Kenya

Meet Kwara, the digital platform powering Kenya’s cooperative savings and credit sector

Catalyst Fund welcomes new cohort of inclusive fintech startups creating solutions to improve the financial health of underserved communities...

Meet Pesakit, the smart app for mobile money agents in Kenya

Catalyst Fund welcomes new cohort of inclusive fintech startups creating solutions to improve the financial health of underserved communities...

Digital financial transfers can supercharge the response to COVID-19

As soon as the scale of the worldwide pandemic became apparent, the Kenya government swung into action with measures...

BFA Global’s COVID-19 response

  BFA Global’s team of fintech, data, and development experts is spread all over the world, making them uniquely...

Re-envisioning fintech innovation in Kenya

“… technology to shape the future…rather than simply allowing the future to shape us.” – Alderman Peter...

Robbing Peter to lend to Paul

The Digital Lending Playbook for FinTechs in Kenya?     Our friends at MicroSave Consulting recently published a detailed,...

Beyond Marketing: Generating Trust to Sell Online

Small merchants need to create and maintain trust with customers to sell online, but they could use more help...

A Day in the Life of a Shopkeeper

Running a Small Shop is a Tough Job     When I was growing up, the corner store was...

How Catalyst Fund and PayGo Energy Built the Base of a Micro-Payment Architecture

    As startups move past a proof of concept and start to scale, they require whole new sets...

Fixing Finance for Women

Responsibilities and problems around money in most societies are gendered A recent study from Harvard Sociologist Alexandra Achen Killewald...