This report is an assessment of the overall effects of infoDev’s mobile application labs (mLabs). mLabs are specialized mobile business incubation and acceleration facilities offering physical workspace, mentoring and coaching, devices for mobile application testing, training, and startup competitions.
infoDev's new Guide for Creating Your Own Angel Investor Group aims to educate entrepreneurs and angels from around the globe. It offers hands-on examples, such as financial worksheets, application forms, term sheets, contracts, and checklists that may be used as templates. The publication is a substantial update of the original Kauffman Foundation’s 2004 guidebook, which targeted a U.S. audience. This international edition is written specifically for newcomers to angel investing, and highlights the successes and challenges of angel groups in emerging and frontier markets.
India's Aadhar Bhalinge is the winner of the $20,000 grand prize of m2Work, a World Bank-sponsored online competition seeking the best ideas for spurring the job-creation potential of mobile phones. The online challenge, organized by Nokia and infoDev, drew a total of 939 ideas, 96% of which came from developing and emerging economies.