SASA is a digital FinTech company built to scale, with data at our core. We leverage data and tech to take friction out of finance. In doing so we drive financial inclusion and create bankable people.
At SASA we leverage fintech and data to take friction out of finance.
We partner with mobile network operators to design solutions that enhance the mobile money landscape. By providing relevant products for their customers, we aim to improve the MNO's relevance and longevity.
We are a small and agile start-up with concrete experience to build and improve on. We are a pure digital fintech company, built to scale, with data and tech at our core.
We expect to make a difference to impact the lives of the ultimate customers and to improve the effectiveness of our partners. We see our offerings as collaborations between our partners, the customer and SASA where we unlock value and then share it.
Our key products include:
- Unsecured loans (agent loans, micro and nano loans)
- Secured loans (merchant loans and handset loans) and
Loan pilots have been agreed to be started in 2 Sub-Saharan African territories (ex South Africa) with 3 different network operators.
Anticipated go live dates are:
- A range of consumer loans with a key Mobile Network. Live Q3 2016
- Healthcare loans in conjunction with a healthcare partner - August 2016
- Consumer loans - expected go live, Q4 2016
Renen is the CTO/CEO: A highly analytical problem solver and delivery focussed leader. His track record includes several successful fintech businesses established over the preceding twenty years.
Jean-Louis is a product solutions expert with extensive digital development and distribution experience. For the last 5 years he was running Old Mutual Africa’s product development function, which included the launching of mobile risk and savings products in three different countries. He also has in-depth financial modelling experience.
Oliver is a Chartered Accountant who is passionate about solving problems, learning and creating impact. Oliver does his best work in relationship-based environments that allow for entrepreneurial thinking and his focus over the last few years has been a combination of financial management, business development, strategy & process facilitation, leadership while solving a wide range of business problems.
In Sub-Saharan Africa, our team has delivered solutions ranging from unsecured lending products, through to investment and loyalty programs. Our solution is ready and we are currently in deployment with some Mobile Money partners.
Our core skills include:
- customer acquisition
- data and credit analytics
- relationship management and sales.
We are a bold, motivated and well-balanced unit.
Q1 2016 - Established
Q2 2016 - Complete Loan Disbursement and Administration Solution
Q2 2016 - Disbursed our first loan
Q3 2016 - First commercial pilots with Airtel expected to go live (agents, handsets and micro loans)
Q3 2016 - Working with TNM in Malawi to launch a micro lending solution in Q4 2016