Category: South Asia

Start-up due diligence visits: Insights from 15 African and Asia Pacific markets

February 6, 2019 | Ecosystem Accelerator | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | Pakistan | Samuel Ajadi

In December 2018, the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator programme announced the third cohort of its Innovation Fund. The third cohort of 11 start-ups emerged from a pool of 699 start-up ...
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Innovative solutions to Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations in emerging markets

February 1, 2019 | Mobile Money | Global | Latin America & the Caribbean | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | Global | Kennedy Kipkemboi Sawe

The impact of mobile money in expanding financial inclusion is well-proven, with 272 deployments in 90 countries.  The Global Findex illustrates how mobile money is shaping the payments ...
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Overcoming the Know Your Customer hurdle: Innovative solutions for the mobile money sector

January 31, 2019 | Mobile Money | Global | Latin America & the Caribbean | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | Global | GSMA

Like all financial institutions, mobile money providers have a responsibility to identify their customers and understand the risks these customers may pose before providing services. In ...
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How mobile-enabled microinsurance services can boost mobile operator revenue

January 31, 2019 | Mobile Money | East Asia and Pacific | Europe and Central Asia | Global | Latin America & the Caribbean | Middle East and North Africa | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | Guest Blogger

This guest blog from Nigel Bowman of Inclusivity Solutions explores the positive effects of their mobile micro-insurance solution on customer activity rates and operator revenue. As ...
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Towards smart sustainable sanitation for all: Our three takeaways from the Toilet Board Coalition’s annual gathering

January 28, 2019 | Mobile for Development Utilities | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | George Kibala Bauer

On 16 and 17 January, the Mobile for Development (M4D) Utilities team was invited to attend the annual gathering of the Toilet Board Coalition in Geneva. The gathering brought together a ...
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