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 […]

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 […]

How do Social FinTech raise capital?

By |2021-02-10T11:05:51+00:00February 10th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The growth in the social-fintech sphere is encouraging, these startups combining their ingenuity and financial acumen with cutting edge technology to make a positive impact on people’s lives across a number of markets. So how […]

FINTECH FOR IMPACT: Initiative Between ING & Unicef

By |2021-02-04T10:39:43+00:00February 2nd, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Recognizing that real social change entails group efforts across the private and public sector, longtime collaborators ING and UNICEF are conducting an investment pilot that seeks to leverage emerging technologies into opportunities for children, young […]

2021, el auge del ecosistema FinTech

By |2021-02-04T10:39:55+00:00January 20th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Beka Finance, Gala Capital, Cuanimen, Rebellion Pay y Heytrade! unen sus fuerzas para colaborar en dos proyectos que pretenden ayudar a consolidar el ecosistema FinTech.

Las innovaciones del sector FinTech (tecnología aplicada a los […]

Beka levanta 60 millones para su fondo Cuanimen

By |2021-02-04T10:40:29+00:00January 13th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Beka AM ha logrado levantar un total de 60 millones de euros en el cierre definitivo de su fondo de capital riesgo Cuanimen Social Impact Fund.

La fidelidad […]

Fintech: an Agent of Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

By |2021-04-07T09:59:26+00:00December 15th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Africa is the continent with more indexes of poverty. Nevertheless, in the last 15 years there has been constant growth not just in a few, but in most of Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries. Internal factors […]

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