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Our roster of over 190 staff members provides market-led insights, dependable expertise, and useful advice across a wide variety of fields. We take pride in sharing our on-ground lessons with the community to enable knowledge transfer and to build discussions on key topics. With our time-tested inputs, our clients are able to seize the digital opportunity, address the mass market, and future-proof their operations.

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Highlights of I2L webinar Episode 2 on “Successful cash support payments to the most vulnerable: Lessons from Bangladesh”

The Aspire to Innovate (a2i) program and MSC hosted a webinar on 21st July, 2020 to explore lessons from Bangladesh’s experience with digital government-to people payments, especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Click on the timestamps from the webinar stream to hear specific segments. You can also click on the image below to experience the complete webinar.

Inclusive FinTechs in Francophone Africa: Benin report

The upcoming National Financial Inclusion Strategy and work around the Start-up Act in Benin is still in its early stages. However, it will help increase opportunities for FinTechs in Benin, especially if they spend time to understand the market and examine how they can add value to it by working with incumbents.

Inclusive FinTechs in Francophone Africa Côte d’Ivoire report

The ecosystem in Côte d’Ivoire comprises 37 FinTechs alongside 18 enablers and funding partners. Inclusive FinTechs catalyze financial inclusion by providing convenience and ease of use of products and services. They represent a new paradigm of design and implementation strategies for financial inclusion. However, they also pose new challenges.

Inclusive FinTechs in Francophone Africa Democratic Republic of the Congo country report

The DRC offers massive market potential for nascent technology start-ups. The political environment supports innovation, entrepreneurship, and digital services. The objective of the National Digital Plan is to drive a vibrant market and improve infrastructure to accelerate opportunities to drive financial inclusion.

Inclusive FinTechs in Francophone Africa: Mali country report

Mali is a frontier market for FinTechs. The ecosystem comprises 18 FinTechs, 11 enablers funding partners. The Malian Government understands the need to strengthen the entrepreneurship ecosystem. It is in the process of creating policies to utilize digital solutions. This will require investment in skills, education, and support of the startup sector backed with strong mentors.

Inclusive FinTechs in Francophone Africa: Togo country report

Togo has ambitious plans to embrace digitization as a lever to modernize the economy and society. To this effect, it has created innovation centers to support the startup industry and provide an environment that allows innovation and research and development. The World Bank’s Doing Business 2020 Report has rated Togo as Africa’s best reformer in 2019.

Inclusive FinTechs in Francophone Africa: Senegal country report

With a vibrant startup ecosystem and growing access to investors, Dakar ranks ninth in Africa in terms of Fintech activity, according to the Global FinTech Index City Rankings 2020. The Government of Senegal is supportive and wants to enhance the growth of digital industries and strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem, yet FinTechs need access to funding and qualified staff.

Highlights of the webinar on “Successful cash support payments to the most vulnerable: Lessons from India”

Timestamps of the webinar conducted on Jun 5, 2020, on the topic: Successful Cash Support Payments to the Most Vulnerable: Lessons from India. Refer to the time stamps below for a better viewing experience.