Event

MEF Connects MWC 2017 in pictures

Last week MEF hosted the 15th annual MEF Connects MWC 2017 in association with American Express. It was a fantastic evening of networking and discussion at the prestigious and beautiful University of Barcelona. Thanks to all our partners including American Express, Syntonic, Universal Media Group, CLX, RealNetworks and Basebone. Check…
MEF
March 6, 2017
AfricaEvent

MEF Connects Nigeria in pictures

Nigeria continues to exemplify how rapidly growing economies are embracing mobile to empower consumers. MEF's recent Global Consumer Survey showed just how Nigerian consumers see their device as an essential part of everyday life with engagement levels with mobile services and content having grown by 50 per cent year-on-year for…
Sam Hill
April 28, 2016
Event

MEF’s Innovation meetup with The Barclays Accelerator

Last week we hosted the 2nd MEF Innovation meetup with Barclays Accelerator (London) in partnership with Techstars, hosted at Rise London, an open innovation space designed to support start-ups and entrepreneurs. Ten innovative startups on the bleeding edge of Fintech disruption, presented their business concepts ahead of networking and matchmaking…
Sam Hill
April 6, 2016
AfricaEvent

Finalists announced for the West Africa Mobile Awards

The finalists for the 2016 West African Mobile Awards have been announced with a shortlist featuring the region’s leading mobile tech companies. The annual awards attracted submissions from 10 countries across 3 continents, and were chosen by an independent panel of international judges.
Sam Hill
April 5, 2016
Event

The Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars

The Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars, is an intensive 13-week programme designed to fast-track the next generation of innovative FinTech businesses, and applications for the third London cohort close shortly. The selected companies will receive a number of benefits, including residency at beautifully designed co-working space in Whitechapel, up to…
Sam Hill
October 12, 2015
EuropeEventMobile Payments

MEF members meet the startups of tomorrow with Barclays Accelerator powered by Techstars

MEF this week hosted a fintech-focused Innovation Meetup with the Barclays Accelerator powered by Techstars, attended by MEF members and invited guests as part of our new and dedicated Innovation Programme. The event showcased the current cohort participating in the Accelerator based at the London Escalator, an open innovation space designed to support start-ups and entrepreneurs. Nine…
Tim Banks
May 8, 2015
AfricaEventGuest blog

Nigeria – it’s a mobile market, but not as you know it. . .

As part of its ongoing pan-African strategy, MEF is  hosting the inaugural MEF Connects Nigeria later this month in association with Basebone and Mozilla. Co-located with Mobile West Africa 2015,  attendees can learn more about this mobile-first market while networking with local carriers, pioneers and innovators. Here, Matthew Dawes, founder and…
Sam Hill
April 2, 2015
EventVAS

TADHack is coming to London

MEF is official partner of TADHack, the annual global telecoms app developer hackathon. This year the Tadhack team is bringing mini events to London in April and Chicago in October. Here TADHack founder and Telecoms industry veteran, Alan Quayle, gives us the lowdown on the London hackathon. What’s TADHack WebRTC London all…
Sam Hill
March 19, 2015
MEF