Heroes of Emerging Markets is an interactive, intimate panel discussion that looks at the opportunities of doing mobile business in emerging markets. The event took place on 28th February 2012 during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
We’ve recorded the entire event and have turned it into a podcast. You can listen on our desktop web site here, by downloading the MP3 audio file or by finding TheFonecast.com on iTunes.
Heroes of Emerging Markets: recorded during Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona. This panel discussion, sponsored by Pearson and arranged by mobileheroes.net, looks at the opportunities of doing mobile business in emerging markets.
Online mobile payment business BOKU has announced $35 million in new funding. Telefónica Digital, New Enterprise Associates and a number of other venture capital businesses will be joining previous investors.
BOKU says the money will be used to expand its team, broaden its infrastructure and continue its global expansion.
Vodafone Global Enterprise, the Vodafone business unit that manages multinational customers, has announced an agreement with medical device developer Boston Scientific Corporation.
The two companies aim to develop mobile health solutions that will offer real-time heart monitoring via Vodafone’s machine-to-machine technology.
Google has launched a UK-based initiative called ‘GetMo’ that’s intended to help UK businesses make their websites more mobile friendly.
It follows the creation of a similar ‘GoMo’ campaign in the USA last year.