Blockchain in Africa — Modernizing African Economy

By |2021-04-15T11:25:00+00:00April 15th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Frontier markets can use innovative technology to leapfrog traditional infrastructure and grow at an accelerated pace.

How can blockchain technology be applied in Africa? There have been many applications of this in payments, governance structures and […]

Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG)

By |2021-04-07T11:23:21+00:00April 7th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , |

This three letter acronym is becoming more and more prevalent across the portfolios of fund managers and retail investors alike as companies move towards more sustainable business models. 

The value assigned to ESG data has sky […]

Banking the Unbanked: Africa’s Biometric Blockchain

By |2021-03-25T12:38:57+00:00March 25th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Blockchain is becoming the go-to technology for banking the unbanked. There are around 1.7bn adults that do not have access to a bank account. Furthermore, around 160 million small businesses do not have access to […]

Measuring Impact Investing

By |2021-03-10T11:04:53+00:00March 10th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

Impact Investment market grew by an amazing 42.4% in the last year – from $502 billion to $715 billion in assets under management.

Impact Investing’s “Unique Selling Proposition” lies in its claim to produce both social […]

FinTech can help in the response to Covid-19. But where should policymakers start?

By |2021-03-03T23:27:39+00:00March 3rd, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , |

The World Bank published an article about the necessity to overcome the regulatory dilemma of policymakers worldwide and achieve the right balance between enabling fintech and safeguarding the financial system.

As Covid-19 sweeps the world and […]

Capital Markets and Climate Change: The Green Bond

By |2021-02-24T20:21:46+00:00February 24th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

As explained in one of previous articles; ‘How Social-FinTech raise capital?’ socially responsible investing (SRI) is on the rise. During this article we will touch on the burgeoning green bond market; its history, development and social […]

THE INCLUSION FOUNDATION

By |2021-02-24T12:26:43+00:00April 23rd, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

MasterCard, The Emerging Payments Association, PPS, GPS, SkyParlour and Manifesto Growth launched a new charity named The Inclusion Foundation (TIF), aims to fight financial exclusion in the UK.

TIF´s come at […]

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