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Introducing new mobile money estimates to capture the rapid transformation of the global industry

May 22, 2018 | Mobile for Development | Mobile Money | Global | Global | Nika Naghavi

This blog was co-authored by Nuno Afonso, Senior Analyst, GSMAi. For the past seven years, the GSMA Mobile Money programme has been collecting and analysing industry data via the Mobile ...
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Meet our portfolio start-ups: Twiga Foods, Kenya

May 21, 2018 | Ecosystem Accelerator | Sub-Saharan Africa | Kenya | Samuel Ajadi

This blog post was co-authored by Samuel Ajadi and Peter Ndichu. Agriculture accounts for over a quarter of Kenya’s GDP (or around half if other related sectors are included). Over 75 per ...
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A few highlights from the second GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator bootcamp

May 10, 2018 | Ecosystem Accelerator | East Asia and Pacific | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | Samuel Ajadi

Between 4 and 6 April 2018, we ran our second start-up bootcamp in Singapore, almost a year after the first one in Tanzania. This year, the closed-door event gathered a total of 21 ...
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Designing mobile experiences aimed at closing the gender gap

May 10, 2018 | Connected Women | South Asia | India | Guest Blogger

This post was guest-authored by Smita Aggarwal, she is an Investments Director at the Impact Investing firm Omidyar Network where she supports innovative solutions that promote financial ...
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Mobile internet in Sri Lanka – The numbers do not add up

May 9, 2018 | Connected Women | South Asia | Sri Lanka | Ashima Kukreja

Polite, peace loving and welcoming was my experience of the people of Sri Lanka when I had the opportunity to visit last summer. Sri Lanka is enjoying economic success relative to ...
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Accelerating the digitisation of international remittances through mobile money

May 8, 2018 | Mobile for Development | Mobile Money | Global | Global | Nika Naghavi

International remittances provide the most tangible link between migration and development. At more than three times the size of official development assistance, remittances are a lifeline ...
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