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  • Emerging Trends in Digital Delivery of Agri-finance
    15 May 2017

    With 277 million registered mobile money accounts in Sub-Saharan Africa, a base level of digital finance penetration is often taken for granted and bidders are getting more  imaginative about how to build new structures on these digital foundations

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  • Mobile Money Shifting Gears For Smallholder Finance In Africa
    22 Aug 2016

    The adoption of mobile financing options have far reaching benefits

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  • [BLOG] FinTech Providers Leveraging Digital and Mobile To Reach Customers
    6 Jul 2016

    The Rural and Agricultural Finance Learning Lab of The MasterCard Foundation has analysed the Fund’s 2015 Scaling Competition and has some great insights.

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  • [BLOG] Betting on Innovation and Scale to Transform Lives.
    20 Jun 2016

    Ann Miles from The MasterCard Foundation discusses how innovative business ideas in this year’s competitions are expected to benefit more than eight million people across the continent.

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  • South Africa 2016 Scaling Competition Information workshop
    30 May 2016

    The Fund conducted its final 2016 Scaling Competition Information workshop at the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) institute in Johannesburg, South Africa on Friday, 20 May 2016.

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  • Ghana 2016 Scaling Competition Information workshop
    20 May 2016

    The Fund conducted its third 2016 Scaling Competition Information workshop at the KPMG Offices in Accra, Ghana on 17 May 2016..

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  • Cote D’Ivoire 2016 Scaling Competition Information workshop
    20 May 2016

    The Fund conducted its fourth 2016 Scaling Competition Information workshop at the KPMG Offices in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire on Wednesday, 18 May 2016..

    French Presentation

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  • Tanzania 2016 Scaling Competition Information workshop
    19 May 2016

    The Fund conducted its second 2016 Scaling Competition Information workshop at the Habari Maelezo Centre in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on 10 May 2016.

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  • Kenya 2016 Scaling Competition Information workshop
    11 May 2016

    The Fund conducted its first 2016 Scaling Competition Information workshop in Nairobi, Kenya on 6 May 2016 at the KPMG Kenya offices .

    English Presentation

    French Presentation

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  • Information Sessions
    4 May 2016

    The Fund has organised a number of events to allow eligible for-profit businesses to learn more and engage with the experts.

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