FinTech Partnerships Playbook: How donors can pursue private sector engagement to strengthen digital finance ecosystems

This playbook is meant to equip USAID staff and implementing partners to develop and pursue effective private sector engagement (PSE) in the context of digital finance/FinTech and financial inclusion. The playbook is intended to be a tool for brainstorming during program design and PSE as USAID Missions develop programming related to inclusive digital economies.      

The playbook has:  

  • Illustrative market-level objectives and intervention strategies (e.g., improve the enabling environment, jumpstart market entry);
  • Illustrative examples of PSE in this context; and
  • Concise, standalone information on market stakeholders in digital finance ecosystems as well as key questions to ask to identify common market gaps.  This content is also available as a separate 8-page resource.

The playbook is a complement to a previous tool released by the Digital Finance team: the FinTech Partnerships Checklist: Identifying and Strengthening the Right Digital Finance Partner. The checklist has a two-page set of questions that can help you understand what areas of support a prospective partner (such as a technology vendor or financial services provider) may need to be a positive force in the marketplace.

Date 
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 5:15pm

Last updated: April 26, 2019