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  • M-KOPA Named in List of 50 Smartest Companies
    29 Jun 2017

    Scaling Competition 2015 Winner, M-KOPA makes the MIT Technology Review’s 2017 list of 50 Smartest Companies.

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  • New Funding Opportunity for Financial Services Providers
    13 Jun 2017

    The Fund Launches New Funding Opportunity for Financial Services Providers to Improve the Lives of Poor People in Rural Africa

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

    A base level of digital finance penetration is often taken for granted and bidders are getting 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.

    English Presentation

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