CATAPULT: Inclusion Africa 2020

A 2 week program for companies focusing on financial inclusion in Africa.

CATAPULT: Inclusion Africa will once again leverage Luxembourg’s Inclusive Finance and Fintech ecosystem to support 12 highly selected firms in developing their businesses and achieving their inclusion goals.

At the LHoFT, we strongly believe that financial technology is crucial to advancing financial inclusion, empowering groups that have been left behind by the traditional financial system. Whether it’s financing for rural farmers, point of sale technology for underbanked merchants, or specialised insurance products, the positive impact being driven by entrepreneurship is improving lives around the world. As such, Financial Inclusion is a key focus of the LHoFT Foundation.

Building on the success of the 2018 edition of CATAPULT:

Inclusion Africa, we are excited to launch the second edition of this unique program of Fintech startup development. Developed by the LHoFT Foundation, the program targets companies focusing on financial inclusion in Africa, aiming to build bridges between Africa and Europe, highlighting their initiatives and very much aligned with the sustainability goals of Luxembourg’s finance centre.

When?

1 week training and networking Bootcamp, hosted in Luxembourg on the 1st – 8th of March 2020, for 12 Fintech firms working to improve financial inclusion in Africa.

Who?

The Bootcamp will leverage Luxembourg’s Inclusive Finance and Fintech ecosystem to support the 12 selected firms in developing their businesses and achieving their inclusion goals.

Why?

Fintech as a tool to bolster financial inclusion by helping banks and microfinance institutions to become more efficient and effective in reaching underserved market segments.

What?

Building on the success and experience of the first CATAPULT: Inclusion Africa bootcamp in 2018, this unique program is aligned with the sustainability goals of Luxembourg’s financial centre.

How?

Delivered in collaboration with key stakeholders from the microfinance, sustainable finance and traditional finance sectors.

Check out our highlight video from CATAPULT: Inclusion Africa 2018 below:

CATAPULT: Inclusion Africa 2020

CATAPULT: Inclusion Africa 2020

Details

January 15, 2020
March 1 - March 8, 2020
LHoFT FoundationInnovation Hub
https://catapult.lu/
9 Rue du Laboratoire, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Africa
Artificial intelligence, Blockchain, Financial services, Fintech

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