Browse the blogs by programme, topic, region country, author, date and keyword.

Payments as a platform: The future of mobile money

February 19, 2019 | Mobile Money | Global | Global | Nika Naghavi

In a previous blog, we shared our early insights into the mobile money industry’s transition towards a transformative new business model: a ‘payments as a platform’ approach that ...
Read more

Innovative mobile solutions linking health and identity for better service delivery

February 18, 2019 | Digital Identity | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | Benin | Lesotho | Sri Lanka | Samantha Lynch

Access to digital identification is crucial to the efficient and effective delivery of health services. However, worldwide an estimated 1 billion people are unable to access ...
Read more

Addressing the financial services needs of MSMEs in Sub-Saharan Africa

February 14, 2019 | Mobile Money | Sub-Saharan Africa | Francesco Pasti

Opportunity presented by Enterprise customers In a previous blog, we highlighted how mobile money still remains largely focused on individual customers with over 99% of registered accounts ...
Read more

Egypt: Africa’s mobile oasis scaling inwards and outwards

February 14, 2019 | Ecosystem Accelerator | Middle East and North Africa | Egypt | Peter Ndichu

Between 28 January and 1 February, our Ecosystem Accelerator team was in Egypt to provide further support to our portfolio start-up, Raye7, and reflect on the progress made since we started ...
Read more

Meet the Ecosystem Accelerator start-ups and team at MWC Barcelona and 4YFN 2019!

February 13, 2019 | Ecosystem Accelerator | Global | Josie Middleton

The GSMA’s MWC Barcelona and 4YFN events are fast approaching and will be held in Barcelona between 25 and 28 February 2019. The two events bring together mobile operators, start-ups, ...
Read more

Mobile for Development (M4D) Utilities – meet us at MWC Barcelona 2019!

February 8, 2019 | Mobile for Development Utilities | Mobile Money | Global | Leonard Kore

The biggest annual event in the mobile industry is less than three weeks away. Join the Mobile for Development Utilities team from 25 to 28 February at MWC Barcelona 2019! To help you ...
Read more