23 Mar 2012

Friday News Round Up of the Week's Hot Stories


Emerging markets are increasingly seen as hubs of innovation and creative start-ups in their own right – not just attractive investment prospects. So in this age of activity, advancement and never ending news, we thought we’d put together a list of all the Hot stories we come acrossThe Com World Series team live and breathe emerging markets, so we want to make sure we spread the news!
Hot Stories in Emerging Market

Why mobile operators should consider startup funding in Africa:
http://www.techzim.co.zw/2012/03/why-mobile-operators-should-consider-startup-funding-in-africa/

30 brilliant African tech startups:
http://memeburn.com/2012/03/25-brilliant-african-tech-startups/

The Top 10 Mobile Apps in Africa:
http://www.appsafrica.com/1/post/2012/03/top-10-mobile-apps-in-africa.html

MTN to spend R24bn on infrastructure this year:

http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mtn-to-spend-r24bn-on-infrastructure-this-year-2012-03-07

Next step in 21st century education for students in Africa:
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/03/19/idUS65898+19-Mar-2012+HUG20120319
Blog Spot
Tunisiana's Ken Campbell talks about his company's strategy ahead of his participation to North Africa Com:
http://comworldseries.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/tunisianas-ken-campbell-talks-about-his.html
Image of the Moment
Mobile Devices in Africa:
http://pinterest.com/pin/9218374207334586/
Webinar of this Week
Two-Sided Business Model with OTT apps and SPs hindered by risk adverse culture among telecom operators:
http://webinars.telecoms.com/webinar/telecoms-operators-and-otts/

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