DFS Lab is an early-stage accelerator that supports entrepreneurs in Africa and South Asia to refine, grow and launch fintech businesses in emerging markets.
They are focused on empowering communities by delivering mentorship and strategic advice to early-stage startups pioneering transformative business models that empower the world's most financially underserved. Once they find a team of entrepreneurs with an idea they believe in, they back them with the funding, mentorship, and expertise they need to thrive.
They believe that access to finance can improve lives by increasing economic opportunity and security against an uncertain future. However, traditional banking models have failed the 2 billion people still without access to financial services. In a world where mobile devices are becoming ubiquitous and internet connectivity is rapidly spreading, they believe there is an unprecedented opportunity to provide everyone with honest and affordable financial servicesSee more