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Exploring insurtech
Insurtech: An insurance company, intermediary or insurance value-chain segment specialist that utilises technology to compete or provide value-added benefits to the insurance industry Why insurtech? Insurtechs have been hailed as large-scale disrupters to the insurance markets through their introduction of innovative technology. Over the last few years, they have attracted [...]
Exploring Africa’s digital platforms: Insurance in e-hailing
In recent years the platform economy has rapidly transformed various [...]
Regulating for innovation: an evolving framework
This focus note aims to equip regulators with a decision framework [...]
Cell captives
Exploring cell captive insurance in sub-Saharan Africa Globally, [...]
Behavioural science for financial services
We’ve been exploring how financial service providers can translate [...]
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Inclusive finance workshop: Kenya
Tapping the potential of the unmet financial needs of Kenyans This workshop will be hosted in [...]
The advent of the digital economy highlights the importance of identity
Nearly half a billion adults in Africa lack access to identification documents undermining crucial [...]
The ID4Africa movement highlights the importance identity ecosystems
The fourth industrial revolution and the growth of the digital economy has the potential to create [...]
GIABA: West Africa anti-money laundering conference
Cenfri will be at the GIABA joint regional public-private sector meeting on emerging money [...]
Webinar: Enterprise development
Unlocking risk management and enterprise development As part of our ongoing work on the role of [...]
Expert roundtable discussion on youth digital skills
Cenfri, in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation, is hosting a roundtable discussion on youth [...]
Webinar: Regulating for responsible data innovation
Our previous research has shown that new data uses bring opportunities and risks. New technologies [...]
Webinar: Exploring agent network expansion and cash points in Kenya
A look into the role of agents and other points of contact for financial inclusion Opinions are [...]