Jessica Osborn

Jessica Osborn
Caribou Digital

Jessica Osborn is a senior manager at Caribou Digital. Jessica has worked in mobile technology and digital financial inclusion in Africa for 10 years. She has worked as commercial and business operations manager for Digital Financial Services at Google in Nairobi, commercial manager for Mobile Financial Services at Millicom Ghana, and program director for Grameen Foundation in Ghana and Uganda. Osborn has consulted for private and development sector clients across the continent and has professional experience in Ghana, Uganda, Mali, Nigeria, Mozambique, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, UAE and UK. She joins Caribou Digital from Nest in London where she was product manager for the company’s new IOT products. Osbor holds a First Class Honors degree in Politics & Economics from the University of Durham, UK. She is based in Maputo.

Articles by Jessica Osborn

  • Jessica Osborn

    Fintech’s Good Fortune: Eight Things Africa Can Learn from China’s Success

    Earlier this year the FiDA Partnership took 26 leaders from Africa’s digital finance industry to China to learn about what's driving the unprecedented Fintech boom there. Jessica Osborn, a senior manager at Caribou Digital, writes that the immersive and intense week was designed to help participants experience Chinese digital life firsthand on the streets of Beijing, in the mom-and-pop stores of Hangzhou and the on factory floors of Guangdong. Osborn shares eight key lessons for anyone looking to succeed in emerging market fintech.

    financial inclusion, fintech
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