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GSMA is a global organization that unifies the mobile ecosystem to discover, develop, and deliver innovation that helps businesses and society thrive. GSMA provides funding for businesses through its Innovation Funds, which support innovative digital solutions in emerging markets. The Innovation Funds aim to reduce inequalities within the world by connecting everyone and everything to a better future.

Investment Details

Successful projects will receive grant funding, technical support, mentoring and expert advice, networking and showcasing opportunities, facilitating relevant partnerships, and monitoring and evaluation support.

Funding Procedure

Regularly check the GSMA website for funding opportunities and calls for proposals. Get in touch via email for further information.

Fund Structure

Start-up or SME in Sub-Saharan Africa

Target Impact

Funded projects will focus on innovations that overcome a number of the barriers to mobile internet adoption including Accessibility, Affordability, Digital Skills and Safety and Security, and will look to demonstrate commercially sustainable models that can be scaled and replicated in similar environments.