Co-sponsor the Alliance Hack, connect your brand with the Alliance’s global network and be recognized as a leading supporter of the Female Economy.
Support in selecting and shortlisting the challenges for the Alliance Hack. Meet with the Hack teams to discuss challenges.
Bring your expertise to the table to deliver workshops & mentoring to the Hack teams.
Support in the outreach to the fintech ecosystem to promote the Alliance Hack.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest development institution focused on the private sector in developing countries. They create opportunity for people to escape poverty and improve their lives — by providing financing to help businesses employ more people and provide essential services, mobilizing capital from others, and delivering advisory and risk-management services to ensure sustainable development.
IFC experience shows that banking on women entrepreneurs is a profitable business for banks as women entrepreneurs are usually an under served market, have excellent repayment rates and are good savers. Additionally, World Bank Group research shows that women contribute positively to their communities’ well-being. Read more
The Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi)
is the first multilateral fund specifically designed to unleash the potential of women entrepreneurs in emerging economies. We-Fi funds projects that work across the entire entrepreneurial ecosystem, including blended finance investments, capacity building for institutions and women entrepreneurs, and policy reforms to increase women’s access to finance, markets, and networks.
We-Fi is a collaborative partnership among 14 contributing governments and 7 multilateral development banks (MDBs) that serve as implementing partners It engages with a broad range of external partners, including private sector clients and partners, NGOs, government and international entities.
For more information, visit www.we-fi.org
The Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) is the world’s largest FinTech festival and a global platform for the FinTech community comprising FinTech players, technopreneurs, policy makers, financial industry leaders, investors including private equity players and venture capitalists, and academics. The SFF is organised by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) in partnership with The Association of Banks in Singapore and in collaboration with Constellar Exhibitions. Find out more at www.fintechfestival.sg.
The ASEAN Financial Innovation Network (AFIN) was set up with the mission to facilitate innovation and cooperation between financial institutions and FinTechs, in effort to digitally transform the banking and financial sectors across the ASEAN region and beyond to ultimately drive financial inclusion. It brings together financial industry participants to Discover, Design and Deploy innovative digital solutions within a collaborative ecosystem.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, offering over 200 fully featured services from data centers globally. Millions of customers—including the fastest-growing startups, enterprises, and leading government agencies—are using AWS to lower costs, become more agile, and innovate faster.
Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments industry. Our mission is to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. With connections across more than 210 countries and territories, we are building a sustainable world that unlocks priceless possibilities for all.
Enterprise Ireland is the Irish Government’s Investment and Development Agency and one of the most active start-up investors in the world. Enterprise Ireland ranks first in Europe and second globally (after 500 StartUps) for seed investment (PitchBook 2019 Report). Enterprise Ireland is also one of the most active investors in FinTech start-ups in the world. Currently, Enterprise Ireland’s portfolio comprises over 200 FinTech companies and it operates a Competitive Start Fund to invest in FinTech and DeepTech start-up companies working in the areas of FinTech, PropTech, AI, ML, Augmented & Virtual Reality, IoT, Blockchain and Cloud. With over 30 offices worldwide, Enterprise Ireland looks to supercharge its portfolio companies by helping them set up, expand and scale in any market. In 2013, Enterprise Ireland set up its Female Entrepreneurship Unit to support ambitious women grow scalable businesses and to address the key challenges impacting on the growth of female led business opportunities.
IBM Hyper Protect Accelerator empowers early-stage fintech, healthtech, and insurtech founders with technical and business enablement. The Accelerator team recruits startups from across the globe that are less than $1M in revenue and less than five years old to build and scale their businesses through access to IBM Cloud credits and business and technical mentorship. As a security first team, IBM provides access to $120,000 in IBM Cloud credits to be used over a one-year period toward products such as IBM Cloud Hyper Protect Services, Watson, Blockchain, Watson Health, and all the many solutions available within the IBM Cloud to startups looking to demonstrate their focus on data protection, privacy, and security. Its mission is to enable startups to achieve their business goals while showcasing that protection of sensitive data is not just about adhering to regulatory requirements…it’s the right thing to do.