81 per cent of women entrepreneurs across the Middle East and Africa have a digital business presence according to Mastercard MEA SME Confidence Index. Entrepreneurial women across the world and in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) are leading the way in tapping into the power of the digital economy to succeed and grow.
As the financial industry changes and evolves with new technologies, staying on top of trends becomes more crucial. The best way for this is to keep an eye out for innovative companies emerging as leaders in fintech.
The future of sub-Saharan Africa economies is looking increasingly green for those paying close attention.
While global investment is expected to rise sharply this year as a result of the pandemic, impact investment – the funding of projects that generate social or environmental impact, as well as a financial return – is tipped to hold relatively steady, and could play a key role in the recovery of African economies and other emerging markets.