Catalyst Fund, managed by BFA Global and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, will support 30 additional companies in Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, India, and Mexico.
Different approaches in different sectors, “all add up to the same thing, which is improving small business infrastructure,” the key to inclusive economic growth.
A number of African nations are now formalizing policies to support and encourage local entrepreneurs and promote the growth of digital technologies.
The Park City, Utah and Kansas City, Mo.-based investment firm raised $16.4 million to back entrepreneurs in overlooked regions of the U.S.
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“Our approach to venture investing is the same as how we build companies — with collaboration, inclusivity, efficiency, and transparency as part of our DNA,” said Operator Collective founder Mallun Yen.