Entries by Caribou Digital

How do girls in Lagos and New Delhi use technology?

Download the Goal research report here By Savita Bailur and Sudha Vijay Between April and June 2017, Caribou Digital were commissioned to complete a short research study for Standard Chartered’s Goal programme to understand the use of technology (particularly mobile internet) by girls aged 12-24 in New Delhi and Lagos.  Goal is Standard Chartered’s global […]

Paying Attention to the Poor – Digital Advertising in Emerging Markets report

Download the Digital Advertising research report here Today Caribou Digital releases a report, in partnership with the Mozilla Foundation, into what we consider a much neglected area.  We have seen phenomenal progress in the adoption of feature phones, smartphones and eventually internet services in emerging markets, and this has long been heralded as a boon […]

Opportunity for fintech entrepreneurs — up to $100k and 6 months support for your idea

Announcing a great opportunity for entrepreneurs interested in launching a developing world fintech startup! Join Caribou Digital’s DFS Lab team for a 1-week bootcamp in Dar es Salaam with top experts and win 6-months support for your concept. Here is the formal announcement and application portal: We are the DFS Lab. We strive to create innovations that bring households […]

New Research – Digital Identity in Emerging Markets

Download our Digital Identity in Emerging Markets report now. Identity has long been a topic that has intrigued us here at Caribou Digital. It sits at the centre of transactional behaviour, essential for financial, property, health and educational services, and it is hub around which we create our on-line identities within social media platforms. Most […]

New Team Members, New Projects

It’s been a while since I wrote an update on our team and projects, mainly because we’ve been very busy.  So this is a quick post to make amends, and welcome on board some new members of the Caribou Digital family. We have three research reports that should all see the light of day in […]

Winners and Losers in the Global App Economy

Download our Winners & Losers in the Global App Economy report now Today the global app economy is a good bellwether for the overall digital economy. As a platform it’s enabled the rapid scaling of many services, and the ubiquity of the mobile phones that apps run on have lead to an enormous outpouring of […]

Our Work 5 – Unpacking and Representing: Digital Days

Continuing the month of posts about our work, Emrys Schoemaker discusses below how we developed the concept of the Digital Day in our recent research with The MasterCard Foundation – Digital Lives in Ghana, Kenya & Uganda. As part of conducting the research for Digital Lives in Kenya, Uganda and Ghana we wanted to find […]