4 Trends Driving a Looming Credit Crisis in East Africa

Ben Lyon
Ben Lyon
Aug 14, 2017 · 6 min read
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“Lotto and Sports Betting” is now a part of the core MTN Mobile Money menu in Uganda

1. An explosion of digital credit providers


2. The return expectations of venture capitalists

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Meaningful VC Exits (Samuel Gil, December 17, 2016)

3. Lagging infrastructure

4. The rise of sports betting



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Ben Lyon

Written by

Ben Lyon

CEO @ www.usehover.com

DFS Lab

DFS Lab

We’re ​an early-stage accelerator that delivers funding, mentorship, and strategic advice to entrepreneurs as they refine, launch, and grow early-stage fintech ventures in emerging markets. www.dfslab.net

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