Global alliance launches guidelines for fintech investors

Thursday, June 28, 2018

By Gabriella Mulligan

The Guidelines for Investing in Responsible Digital Financial Services have been launched by an international network of over 50 fintech investors and innovators, aiming to promote fintech funding by providing a framework for evaluating investment opportunities and risks.

The initiative is the work of an alliance of over 50 leading development banks, investment funds, family offices, private equity firms, debt fund managers, service providers and industry organizations focused on fintech and the financial sector; spanning Europe, the US, Africa, China and India.

Recognising the increase in investment opportunities and the correlated rise in risk faced by investors in the fintech and financial inclusion spaces, the Guidelines seek to provide a framework to support would-be investors in identifying where to best invest their time, energy, and money.

Photo courtesy of Scott Mainwaring.

Source: Disrupt Africa (link opens in a new window)

digital finance, financial inclusion, fintech