Category: South Asia

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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Reflecting on World Water Week and introducing our new report on the key trends in mobile-enabled water services

September 26, 2018 | Mobile for Development Utilities | Mobile Money | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | Akanksha Sharma

This blog was co-authored by Akanksha Sharma and Michael Nique. Water scarcity is becoming the new normal. Access to freshwater is essential to life – and yet today millions around the ...
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Beyond the basics: How smartphones will drive future opportunities for the mobile money industry

September 19, 2018 | 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 | Global | Belinda Baah

This is the first report in the series. Click here to read the second report. We’re pleased to release the first in a series of insight papers exploring trends in the 2017 State of the ...
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Beyond the basics: How smartphones will drive future opportunities for the mobile money industry

September 19, 2018 | 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 | Global | GSMA

Technology is changing the way we access a range of products and services, from viewing digital content to paying for goods and services via our mobile phones. The proliferation of mobile ...
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