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.
FinTech start-ups in Côte d’Ivoire amid COVID-19: Expectations from the government and the regulator
The blog gives a unique glimpse of the FinTech ecosystem of Côte d’Ivoire, how it has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and what measures and guidelines are being proposed and implemented by the government and regulators of the country.
PayAgri: Transforming the lives of small and marginal farmers
This blog looks at an agtech that works toward finding lucrative markets for the most challenging sub-segment within the low- and moderate-income segments—small and marginal farmers (SMF). We look at the agtech’s journey and the impact of COVID-19 on its work.