News Item | 29 January 2017

A Regulatory and Policy Approach to Crowdfunding in East Africa

Africa | Kenya | Rwanda | Tanzania | Uganda | Capital markets | Financial Inclusion

East Africa is emerging as a hub for crowdfunding. However, there are no specific, bespoke regulations, or policies governing crowdfunding in East or South Africa, according to a new report published today by the Financial Sector Deepening Africa (FSD Africa) in...

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    News Item | 15 July 2016

Seven Things We Learned About Peer-to-Peer Finance Markets in East Africa

SSA | Crowdfunding | Financial Inclusion | Peer-to-Peer Finance

On 15 June 2016, just over one month ago, the crowdfunding industry in East Africa came together for the first time. This East African Crowdfunding Indaba & Marketplace was co-hosted by FSD Africa and the Kenya Capital Markets Authority, and attended by 65 representative...

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    News Item | 13 July 2016

FSD Africa Rolls Out Professional Writing Clinics

SSA | Skills development

In May 2016, and in partnership with Innergy2000 Ltd, FSDA under the FSD Academy umbrella delivered two professional writing clinics with 27 participants from both FSD Africa and FSD Kenya. The FSD Academy, which is the FSDs staff training and induction centre, was...

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