The DFS Lab has reached a major milestone — we’re kicking off our first entrepreneur boot camp in Dar es Salaam! Some of you saw this original post calling all great and aspiring fintech entrepreneurs to apply to come test their mettle in a 1 week sprint to crack a major fintech challenge. From the […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
In the course of the Digital Lives in Ghana, Kenya & Uganda project, we had the opportunity to talk to leading researchers, practitioners, and innovators in the Information and Communication for Development (ICT4D) community. The 26 expert interviews allowed us to (re) consider the dynamic digital landscape in Sub-Saharan Africa from a variety of perspectives. […]
We’re incredibly lucky to have Jonathan Donner as our Senior Director of Research. Not only is he one of the leading ICT4D researchers globally, but he’s an erudite and valuable leader for our research portfolio. (He’s also a lot of fun to work with. Anyone who carries their long-board with them from Cape Town, just […]
Download our Digital Lives in Ghana, Kenya & Uganda report now For most of this year we’ve worked in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation to develop a new research report on the digital lives of low-income people in three countries – Ghana, Kenya & Uganda. This has been a mix of primary focus group research and […]
As more of a tease, we’ve updated our project page to list everything we’ve been working on this year. It’s been busy, with lots of exciting stuff we’ll be publishing in the coming months. We’ll link to the first of these research reports next week.