Insights for an inclusive and tech-enabled insurance sector in Egypt.
This is the second of two articles that describes the journey of data science interns, Dieudonné Niyitanga and Samuel Mutinda.
Dieudonné Niyitanga and Samuel Mutinda's data internship journey.
Enhancing the data warehouse for data-led decision-making.
Solving challenges with data-driven approaches.
Data learnings from a community-focused financial services provider.
Read our report and insights on the financial needs of Mexicans, a pilot study in collaboration with the Mexican regulator, CNBV.
How can we ensure that financial consumers aren't negatively affected by discriminatory algorithms?
Exploring the relationship between platforms, participants and financial services.
A measurement framework for digital financial services with a focus on digital payments.
Translating insights from behavioural science into the design and delivery of financial services,
Find out more about our behavioural science engagements.
Exploring how financial services can use biometrics to reduce fraud, lower service cost and improve efficiency
Exploring biometrics as alternative data source for faster, more secure and inclusive customer verification
Exploring how financial service contact centres can use biometrics to their benefit
Exploring how to use biometrics for secure payments and transactions using smart phones
Exploring how biometrics can overcome customer onboarding and authentication obstacles
How to leverage existing biometric systems for your business and customers
Digital platforms connecting buyers and sellers of goods and services across Africa are on the rise. Learn more about our research and week of learning in Lagos.
We recently rolled out a pilot study in Nigeria, to explore the digital financial services landscape and how it serves the people. Learn more about our findings here.
We take a closer look at financial inclusion research and the shift towards using transactional data to develop more meaningful indicators.
Explore our latest research on Digital Africa, the platform economy and associated financial services
What opportunities does the digitisation of value chains create for the delivery of financial services?
Watch how financial services usage is improved through alternative data
Watch how providers meet the #FinNeeds of individuals through alternative data
Insights from an expert workshop on the potential of African digital platforms to influence development
As societies and economies change, so should the financial products that serve them.
Can digital platforms offer innovative solutions to overcome barriers to low insurance penetration in African markets?
Read our interview with an entrepreneur building a digital identity business in Africa.
Early findings from our African digital platforms and the future of financial services research
DataHack4FI Rwanda winners, AgriGO, aims to tackle financial vulnerability of smallholder farmers.
ZedCredit from Zambia provides access to savings, loans and a credit score via their mobile app.
Watch how GIS data can resolve challenges related to agent placement and credit risk assessment.
See how alternative sources of data can provide useful insights to those looking to design financial products for African consumer.
Using transactional and CRM data to identify an underserved consumer segment
Applying relatively simple analytical methods to traditional data can yield positive returns for organisations.
Exploring how financial service providers collect, store and use data in six countries.
TransUnion Kenya CEO Billy Owino suggests collecting richer data on consumers can contribute to 'information for good'.
Survey findings from six African countries
A recent study identified 18 unique behavioural interventions that FSPs can implement to influence the savings, credit, payment and insurance decisions of individuals.
Is your organisation's data sufficiently trained for the successful deployment of a chatbot?
Options for sustainable data collection
Curated resources for those exploring open banking and APIs
Find out why Olubayo Adekanmbi believes data innovation + local knowledge = transformation.
Legal experts answer questions about the implications of data regulations for FSPs in Africa.
Introducing a Uganda-based fintech company that supports MSMEs in automating and optimising their operations.
Entrepreneur-turned-VC-partner talks about the exciting world of fintech in Africa.
Data sharing can promote financial sector innovation but concerns about data privacy have increased.
A case study exploring how data can be used to overcome financial services delivery challenges.
The importance of data for closing the financial inclusion gender gap
Behavioural science is being used to address challenges in suboptimal decision-making.
Psychologist Hal Hershfield talks to us about how trade-offs between the present and the future affect financial decision-making.
The second in two-part series of curated links to articles offering tips on developing a data strategy.
If you are not already following a data-oriented business strategy, it can be difficult to know where to start. Two handbooks offer practical advice for FSPs.
Barney de Jongh, of Digital Frontiers Institute, talks to us about leveraging agents and data and driving meaningful usage of mobile money products.
Exploring the potential of alternative data for creating new markets
i2i is offering technical assistance to the Vanguard Group in Ghana, a financial services group that has insurance and banking divisions.
Ekow Duker of Ixio Analytics talks about the way financial service providers approach and use data.
i2i is talking to financial service providers about the way data can be used to unlock new markets.
i2i interviews Marc van der Zon from Hollard on the challenges and opportunities that data presents.
Morné van der Westhuizen and Alex Shabala talk to us about Zoona's creative approach to data collection.
When it comes to data, banks have assets that fintechs lack, says Pieter Vorster.
We discuss the major trends contributing to this revolution
Mobile-based banking system that enables farmers to access credit
What does big data mean for microinsurance?
One of i2i's objectives is to increase the use of client data and analytics
ILO 1st community of practice meeting
KCB’s Experience with Data
4th MasterCard Foundation Symposium on Financial Inclusion
FSD Uganda invites FSPs to explore new data, new opportunities
Participants were interested in what other applications of big data there were outside of credit.
MasterCard Foundation Symposium
Alternative data sources and analytical methodologies
Worried about how to improve your credit score? At least you have one.