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 […]

Other Impact Measurement Methods

By |2021-03-17T10:20:05+00:00March 17th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As explained in our last article; “Measuring Impact Investing” the rise of Impact Investing, make Measurement fundamental to understanding the social or environmental impact that an investment may have. During this article we will […]

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 […]

TWINCO: STARTUP WITH A “TECH FOR GOOD” ANGLE

By |2021-02-24T12:25:11+00:00May 14th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , |

Twinco Capital is a Spanish fintech founded in August 2016 by Carmen Marin and Sandra Nolasco.

 

The fintech offers their suppliers access to affordable funding, from purchase order to final invoice payment. Consequently, is a […]

Social FinTech Startup Tackling Payday Poverty Raises £40m – Wagestream

By |2021-02-24T12:27:28+00:00January 14th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

UK’s Largest Social Fintech Startup Investment?

Wagestream, a social FinTech startup founded only last year, has just secured a Series A funding round of £15m. In addition to this they have obtained a credit facility […]

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