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News  2, Aug 2012

Mobile Monday Singapore explores Handsets for humanity: Mobile platforms for the people

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Interested to find out how mobile technology is shaping access to finance, information, and education for the bottom of the pyramid and the commercial opportunities for companies developing mobile solutions in Singapore? Here is the perfect event for you.

Set for 8th of August, the Mobile Monday  Singapore will be organizing their next event themed “Handsets for humanity: Mobile platforms for the people”. Unlike their previous rounds of events, there will be some changes to improve the programme agenda and move beyond a “sales pitch & networking” event. This event will feature a panel of discussion on how mobile tech helps people in emerging markets with access to finance, education, and information.

Some of the confirmed panelists include Mathieu Le Bras, CEO and founder of 8Villages as well as Karthik Balasubramanian, Head of Nokia Life, Southeast Asia. The panel is to be moderated by Anju Aggarwal, the Deputy Director of SingTel’s Group Strategy Office himself.

Event Details:

Date: 6th August 2012

Time: 6.30pm

Venue: The Hub Singapore

Address:  National Youth Council Academy, 113 Somerset Road, Singapore 238165, Singapore

You can register for the event on their Facebook event page.

Jacky Yap

Jacky Yap

Having spent one year abroad in Shanghai under the NUS Overseas College Programme, Jacky has an avid interest in entrepreneurship and web based startups. Jacky used to run N-House, Singapore's first entrepreneurial themed residence in NUS, and was also part of the organizing team for Startup Weekend Singapore 2012. You can reach him at jacky [at] e27 [dot] co

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