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Protecting mobile innovation – intellectual property insights for emerging market start-ups

October 5, 2018 | Ecosystem Accelerator | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | Samuel Ajadi

Over the last two decades, the mobile technology industry has witnessed unprecedented growth and the quest for innovation has never been more fiercely contested. The industry’s fast-paced ...
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Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund Round 3: Findings from the top 200 start-up applications

September 28, 2018 | Ecosystem Accelerator | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | Samuel Ajadi

Since its launch in 2016, the Ecosystem Accelerator programme has sought to bridge the gap between mobile operators and start-ups in emerging markets. The programme provides mobile-first ...
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Meeting 40 tech entrepreneurs at The Hult Prize 2018

September 5, 2018 | Ecosystem Accelerator | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | Josie Middleton

On Thursday 16 August 2018, the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator and Mobile For Development Utilities teams were invited outside London by the Hult Prize Accelerator Programme to lead a workshop ...
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Meet our portfolio start-ups: Joonaak, Cambodia

August 31, 2018 | Ecosystem Accelerator | Sub-Saharan Africa | Cambodia | Samuel Ajadi

E-commerce in Cambodia has experienced serious growth over the last few years, due in large part to growing smartphone penetration, which currently stands at 43 per cent, up from 13 per ...
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Six months into Round 2: Updates from the Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund

August 14, 2018 | Ecosystem Accelerator | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | Maxime Bayen

In February this year, we announced the 15 start-ups from across Asia Pacific and Africa selected for the second round of the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund. As our work with ...
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Start-ups and Mobile in Emerging Markets: Issue 3

August 3, 2018 | Ecosystem Accelerator | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | Max Cuvellier

This blog is the foreword from the latest edition of our regular publication, Start-ups and Mobile in Emerging Markets: Insights from the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator. Since we first ...
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