Jessica Osborn



5 Stories by Jessica Osborn

4 Ways Platforms are Driving Financial and Economic Inclusion in Kenya

There are hundreds of platforms operating across Africa. Some, like Jumia and OLX, connect providers and buyers of goods, others like Lynk and Hello...
7 min read

CGAP’s Journey to Open APIs

CGAP’s Michel Hanouch will share insights and lessons from CGAP’s experience supporting five digital financial services (DFS) providers as they journey to open APIs. Niall Saville from Dalberg will then...
32 sec read

Reimagining informality leads to opportunities for lending and insurance

One of the most significant potential benefits digital platforms offer for financial inclusion is in redefining what it means to be an informal merchant...
2 min read

WeChat, You Chat, We All Chat: the importance of social media and entertainment for digital finance

This blog was co-authored by Jessica Osborn and Annabel Schiff, both Senior Manager, Partners for the FiDA Partnership
5 min read

Eight things we learned in China driving Fintech fortune

In May, the FiDA Partnership took 26 leaders from Africa’s digital finance industry to China to learn about their unprecedented FinTech boom. The week...
6 min read