GSMA Mobile for Development

Join our sessions and conversations at MWC Barcelona 2023 to learn more on our research, insights and impacts – and enjoy the opportunity to forge new partnerships.

*Making an Impact*

Making an Impact

The GSMA Mobile for Development team drives innovation in digital technology to reduce inequalities in our world. Singularly positioned at the intersection of the mobile ecosystem and the development sector, we stimulate digital innovation to deliver both sustainable business and large-scale socio-economic impact for the underserved. Our work has impacted 126 million lives to date – and counting.

At MWC Barcelona 2023, Mobile for Development will again have a comprehensive programme to convene valued partners and stakeholders, share insights, and discuss global topics including climate resilience, financial and digital inclusion, the gender gap, and start-up innovation.

Join our sessions and conversations to learn more on our research, insights and impacts – and enjoy the opportunity to forge new partnerships.

To register your interest please email [email protected].

Mobile for Development at MWC Barcelona

Start: Monday 27 February 2022
End: Thursday 2 March 2022
Venue: Fira Gran Via
Location: Barcelona, Spain

Visit the GSMA Innovation Hub

Date: 27 February - 2 March
Time: 09:00 – 18:00
Location: 4YFN – Stand 8.1b62.10

GSMA Mobile for Development leverages its position at the intersection of the mobile ecosystem and development sector to drive innovation in digital technology that reduces inequalities.


The GSMA Innovation Fund is a dedicated facility that provides equity free grant funding and technical assistance to test digital innovations and measure their socio-economic or environmental impact in emerging economies across Africa and Asia. The goal of the Fund is to de-risk innovations, generate learnings and support innovators on their journey to scale.

By partnering with donors such as the UK Foreign Commonwealth Development Organisation (FCDO) and Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), we leverage public sector funding to catalyse digital innovation.

Come and meet a selection of our Innovation portfolio.

FIND OUT MORE

Visit the GSMA Pavilion

Date: 27 February - 2 March
Time: 09:00 – 18:00
Location: Hall 4, Stand 4F30

GSMA Mobile for Development uses its position at the intersection of the mobile ecosystem and development sector to drive innovation in digital technology that reduces inequalities.

Visit the Mobile for Development team on the GSMA stand to find out more about amazing impact we have achieved with the support of our partners.

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This work is supported by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office of the United Kingdom Government, The German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ), and The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad), The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, and supported by The GSMA and its members.