Africa SME Finance Forum 2018 - Meet our Study Visit Hosts
Join the Africa SME Finance Forum 2018 to access study visits to financial institutions and fintechs that have best in class, innovative ways of serving SMEs clients (priority access will be given to SME Finance Forum members and is on a first come first serve basis for non-members).
The conference will feature global good practices and cutting-edge innovations by bringing leading and successful innovators, internationally recognized experts, and successful practitioners to share their perspectives and experiences.
Study Visit Hosts
Commercial Bank of Africa is one of East Africa's largest privately owned banks and has operations in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda.
Mastercard Labs for Financial Inclusion is one of eight labs globally focused on research and development. The Lab is a partnership between Mastercard and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation with a mission to reach the underserved and underbanked in East Africa.
Kountable is a multinational technology and end-to-end global trading platform that multiplies the unique capabilities of global SMEs who have been traditionally marginalized in the global supply chain.
Sokowatch is an e-commerce platform serving informal retail shops, which collectively sell over $175 billion of goods across urban Africa every year. Sokowatch currently has over 3000 retailers actively ordering on a monthly basis, with multinational manufacturing clients including Unilever, Procter & Gamble, and GlaxoSmithKline.
Equity Bank Kenya Limited is a financial services provider headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. It is licensed as a commercial bank, by the Central Bank of Kenya.
Uber Technologies is a peer-to-peer ride sharing, food delivery, and transportation network company headquartered in California, with operations in 633 cities worldwide.
Tala is an innovative, fast-paced mobile technology start-up that provides a credit scoring and reporting platform to financial services institutions in emerging countries.