Examining the role of the different investors and supporting organisations:
- technology incubators
- regulators and government bodies
- financial organisations
What type of investor to turn to depending on the type or business or product?
Getting the numbers right: monetising the product/service and ensuring ROI
Ensuring the market, target audience and promotional vehicles are clear
Planning the business from idea to launch and to exit
Tips on making a business plan clear and convincing
The start-up business ethos: what should be the entrepreneur's objectives when launching a business?
What do investors look for in a new business?
What products or services are most likely to receive funding?
What type of investor to approach for what type of business?
Why Technology Innovation Hubs are Important in supporting Technology innovation
Examples of hubs across Africa from Liberia to Nigeria, Somaliland to Kenya
How Technology Innovation Hubs Support Entrepreneurs
How Tech Hubs support Social Change Projects including examples of promising projects
How foundations are supporting the growing technology community in Africa
Case studies from Indigo Trust, a UK based charitable trust
Kenya's Silicon Savannah
West Africa's largest Anglophone markets: Ghana and Nigeria
What are the business models for financial institutions in mobile money?
Using mobile banking as a complementary service to retail banking
Delivering extra value to consumer via mobile
Developing a mobile money model that generate revenues for the operator
Differentiating the service in a competitive market where other operators have launched their own
Expanding the service from money transfers to other payment and banking services
Understanding technical challenges in delivering financial services over mobile
Overcoming security and fraud issues in the mobile finance sector
Ensuring the services are reliable and user-friendly to optimise the customer experience
Examining the results of the Orange Money service since the launch: uptake, revenues, customer satisfaction
Beyond mobile money transfers: what services can the operator deliver
Key lessons to learn in delivering mobile money services
Finding the right position in Africa's evolving mobile money ecosystem
Understanding customers' requirements to deliver userfriendly services
What partnerships between operators and financial institutions are most likely to succeed?
What new services will grow the mobile money market in Africa?