The GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund provides selected start-ups in Africa and Asia with funding, technical assistance, and the opportunity to partner with mobile operators in their markets to help scale their products and services into sustainable businesses with positive socioeconomic impact. The fund supports innovative start-ups in emerging markets to achieve sustainable growth and improved socioeconomic impact. The objectives of the fund are to:
Establish partnerships between mobile operators and start-ups in order to increase the reach of innovative mobile services;
Test business models with the greatest potential for growth and impact;
Provide lessons and examples on the ways in which mobile is driving positive socioeconomic change.
Application Deadline: July 16, 2017