4G Capital services self-employed micro-entrepreneurs in Africa who lack access to credit.
Expert: Christophe Job
• CTO, Verifone
• SVP Development, Oracle
4G Capital partnered with Rippleworks to build the technology roadmap for scale
4G Capital services self-employed micro-entrepreneurs in Africa who lack access to credit. 4G has dispersed over 50,000 loans to 13,000 borrowers, and lent a total of $12.5 million.
4G’s top priority was to redesign their technology stack review and solidify its software architecture to support its upcoming growth goals. 4G partnered with Rippleworks to assess its current technology stack, gain recommendations for its future technology stack state, and plan how to organize a rebuild while maintaining day-to-day operations.
4G Capital partnered with Rippleworks at a critical phase of the redesign of our tech stack. They connected us with Christophe, who blazed the trail we hope to extend, and were incredibly helpful in strategic navigation.
Rippleworks combined laser-focused professionalism with total mission alignment. The bonds we forged with them remain strong to this day.
—4G CEO Wayne Hennessy-Barrett
4G teamed with Rippleworks Expert Christophe Job, who has led technology teams as the CTO / SVP of Verifone and Oracle. Together, they:
• Identified risks and pain points within current architecture
• Designed future state architecture based on upcoming growth goals
• Provided recommendations on how to organize a rebuilding of 4G’s architecture while maintaining existing day-to-day operations
• Learned best practices on how to best to performance test prototype architecture