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Selected Category: Digital infrastructure and solutions

DFIs pledge to enhance collaboration in support of infrastructure development

The leaders of more than 15 Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) gathered to affirm their commitment to transparent and sustainable private sector investment in priority sectors essential to development. The group of DFI leaders reiterated their support for an initiative first announced at the Carbis Bay G7 Summit last year that contributes to achieving the shared […]

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OP Finnfund Global Impact Fund I joins a group of investors supporting India’s leading MSME lending platform Indifi

CX Partners and OP Finnfund Global Impact Fund I (the first Finnish global emerging markets impact fund) along with existing investors CDC Group (the UK’s development finance institution), Omidyar Network, Elevar Equity, and Accel, have invested 19 million US dollars in Series D round of Equity Capital raise for Indifi Technologies, a digital financial services […]

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OP Finnfund Global Impact Fund I invests in food distribution platform Twiga to improve food security across Sub-Saharan Africa

OP Finnfund Global Impact Fund I, the first global emerging markets impact fund in Finland, invests 3 million US dollars in Kenyan headquartered B2B e-commerce food distribution platform Twiga. OP Finnfund Global Impact Fund I joins a group of investors, led by Creadev, in a financing package totalling 50 million US dollars. Twiga operates a […]

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Finnfund’s investment in digital connectivity increases access to internet in East, Central and Southern Africa

Finnfund provides a 12 million US dollar senior loan to Bandwidth and Cloud Services Group (BCS), a telecom infrastructure provider operating in several African countries. With Finnfund’s help as a key project investor, BCS is expanding its operations in East, Central and Southern Africa. The project increases reliability, accessibility and affordability of the internet when […]

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The great digital divide – investing in access, inclusivity, and equality

Minna Kuusisto

The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a new wave of technological enthusiasm. Businesses and policymakers are imagining the post-COVID world where physical location, thanks to digital connectivity, loses importance. Surely, if this is the case, then we could solve some of the most complex issues of our time? A teacher in Finland could educate […]

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