BFA Global

Founding Date

BFA Global is a consulting firm focused on financial and digital innovation, venture building for early and growth stage startups, and impact investing in emerging markets. The company aims to improve the financial health and resilience of individuals and small businesses, enabling a more equitable, inclusive and sustainable world. Through rigorous insights from field research, a deep network of partners and practical implementation experience across emerging markets, BFA Global crafts and scales solutions, and catalyzes innovation ecosystems. The company offers an analytics and product development group focused on the convergence of finance, data, and innovation. The company works with the world’s leading innovators to help develop and deploy solutions for a more sustainable planet.

  • Founded in 2006, BFA Global is headquartered in Nairobi and Boston, with a presence in Medellín, New Delhi, Mexico City, Johannesburg, Lagos, Accra, Madrid, London and Paris.

  • BFA Global harness qualitative and quantitative research, data science, financial analysis, human-centered design, strategic planning and lean product development.

  • The company's flagship programs, Catalyst Fund and FinnSalud, are multi-year, groundbreaking initiatives that create solutions at the frontier and transform ecosystems.

  • BFA Global specializes in enabling tech, financial health, inclusive finance, business innovation, inclusive fintech, livelihoods, economy, and policy & regulations.

  • The company also focuses on refugees, product development, strategy, business case, platforms, climate, MSMEs, employment, and DFS.

BFA Global Services

BFA Global Areas of Expertise

  • Financial Health

  • Inclusive Tech

  • Digital Finance + Fintech

  • Gender Finance + Women's Empowerment

  • Refugee Finance

  • Digital Commerce + MSEs

  • Policy and Regulation

  • Climate Resilience

  • Future-proofing Incumbents

  • Impact Investing