Emerging markets & the Digital Tsunami – MEFTV meets Arturo Galvan

MEFTV speaks at length to Arturo Galvan, Founder & CEO of Naranya and MEF LatAm Vice Chair. Arturo shares his views on the opportunity mobile presents in LatAm and other developing regions, and explains why the "Digital Tsunami" spells great opportunities for these emerging markets. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5uFkKAQZT7w 7 key points on the Digital Tsunami In the next three to five years mobile devices will help the internet grow from 25 per cent to between 85 and 100 per cent penetration Mobile devices are the vehicle that will help emerging markets achieve a higher internet … [Read more...]

MEFTV Meets the members @MWC part 3

Every year at MWC in Barcelona, MEFTV visits as many of our exhibiting members as possible to catch up with their latest news and announcements. In our continuing series, meet three more companies from across our diverse global membership. Kimia - Karel de Beule, Co-Founder NMusic - Celestino Alves, CEO & Co-Founder  QuickPlay Media - Mark Hyland, SVP Global Sales Stay tuned for more MEFTV interviews from members at MWC 2014, and be sure to check out more member videos on our MEFTV Youtube Channel … [Read more...]

MEFTV Meets the members @MWC part 2

Every year at MWC in Barcelona, MEFTV visits as many of our exhibiting members as possible to catch up with their latest news and announcements. In our continuing series, meet three more companies from across our diverse global membership. InMobi - Shrikant G. Laktar, Global VP Marketing CM Telecom - Gilbert Gooijers, Managing Director Buzzcity - Daniel Brandt, Business Development Director, Europe Stay tuned for more MEFTV interviews from members at MWC in the coming weeks, and be sure to check out more member videos on our MEFTV Youtube Channel … [Read more...]

MEFTV Meets the members @MWC

Every year at MWC in Barcelona, MEFTV visits as many of our exhibiting members as possible to catch up with their latest news and announcements. We'll be showcasing all of them in the coming weeks so to kick us off, meet three companies from across our diverse global membership. OpenMarket - Steve French, VP Global Product Management & Marketing AppAnnie - Marcos Sanchez, VP Global Corporate Communications SLA Mobile - Ashley Loughrey, Brand & Marketing Communications Manager  Stay tuned for more MEFTV interviews from members at MWC in the coming … [Read more...]

Innovation Series Part 2: Meet the MEFGF13 Start-ups

As part of the Innovation Day at #MEFGF13 delegates were treated to pitches from some of the hottest early-stage start-ups based in Silicon Valley showcasing mobile technology innovation. Hosted at NestGSV’s Redwood City campus, MEFTV was on hand to speak to the execs behind these potential future tech giants – here in part 2 we meet Olset and Eko Devices. Olset - the virtual travel buddy Gadi Bashvitz, founder & CEO introduces Olset, an innovative virtual travel agent that saves user’s time spent on making bookings while providing a superior travel experience by creating “a … [Read more...]

Innovation Series: Meet the MEFGF13 Start-ups

As part of the Innovation Day at #MEFGF13 delegates were treated to pitches from some of the hottest early-stage start-ups based in Silicon Valley showcasing mobile technology innovation. Hosted at NestGSV’s Redwood City campus, MEFTV was on hand to speak to the execs behind these potential future tech giants – meet the first two companies Tile and Partender. Tile - the world's largest lost and found Tile co-founder and CEO Nick Evans describes the revolutionary and Meffy award winning tracking system whereby you can attach a discrete tracking device to your wallet, laptop, keyring or any … [Read more...]

Meffys 2013 – All the Nominees and Winners

Earlier this month MEFTV met the Meffys 2013 nominees and winners at the Gala Awards Dinner in San Francisco. Watch backstage interviews with all of the winners below or check out all of the finalists by award category. It's a fascinating round-up of the best in mobile content and commerce from around the world in 2013. All Categories   [youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-t-S7EFPasw&feature=share&list=PLRqxWUlaeOT4_LsT7M2PPnZJ7_N4gMg7L&w=600&align=right] Innovation in Technology > Mobile Money > Games > Innovation in a Growth Market > Brand on … [Read more...]

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Meffys 2012 winners video spotlight – Life Tools App Award Winner: ABRSM

Although your chance to enter the 2013 Meffys has now passed (thanks and good luck to all the entrants!) we're looking back at previous winners from 2012 - this one is the Life Tools App Award, won by the Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music for their brilliant Aural Trainer App, and who seem genuinely amazed to have been selected as the winning entry by the judges! Celebrating its 10th year anniversary the Meffys, have come to be known as one of the mobile industry’s most coveted awards, honouring achievements across mobile content and commerce and recognising the best innovation from … [Read more...]

Meffys 2012 winners video spotlight – Social Responsibility & Development Award Winner: Afroes

With just hours to go before the 2013 Meffys entry deadline (you have until 6pm tonight PST!), we're looking back at previous winners from Meffy's 2012 - here Tom Kabuga collects the Social Responsibility and Development Award for their amazing game Moraba, along with category sponsor Matthew Dawes of All Amber. Celebrating its 10th year anniversary the Meffys, have come to be known as one of the mobile industry’s most coveted awards, honouring achievements across mobile content and commerce and recognising the best innovation from around the globe. To celebrate the Meffys historic … [Read more...]

Meffys 2012 winners video spotlight: PERFORM

We're looking back at previous winners from Meffys 2012 - here Daryn Wober of PERFORM picks up the Content Service Award for their Al Jazeera Sports Apps. Celebrating its 10th year anniversary the Meffys, have come to be known as one of the mobile industry’s most coveted awards, honouring achievements across mobile content and commerce and recognising the best innovation from around the globe. To celebrate the Meffys historic anniversary the gala dinner is moving from its usual London locale to the heart of Silicon Valley, San Francisco - the deadline for submissions has been extended to … [Read more...]

Meffys 2012 winners video spotlight – Innovation Award for App: Citibank

The MEF Minute editorial team has been taking a look back at some of the winners from 2012 - here Meffys Judge Tim Green collects the Innovation Award for an App on behalf of Citibank, who won the award for their mobile banking tablet app. Celebrating its 10th year anniversary the Meffys, have come to be known as one of the mobile industry’s most coveted awards, honouring achievements across mobile content and commerce and recognising the best innovation from around the globe. To mark this historic anniversary the gala dinner is moving from its London origins to the heart of Silicon … [Read more...]

Meffys 2012 winners video spotlight – Consumer Trust Award: Lookout

With just a few days to go to the entry deadline for Meffys 2013, the MEF Minute editorial team looks back at some of the winners from 2012. Here Cristina Whittington picks up the Content Service Award for Lookout Mobile Security. Celebrating its 10th year anniversary the Meffys, have come to be known as one of the mobile industry’s most coveted awards, honouring achievements across mobile content and commerce and recognising the best innovation from around the globe.  To mark this historic anniversary the gala dinner is moving from its London origins to the heart of Silicon Valley, San … [Read more...]

Meffys 2012 winners video spotlight – m-commerce Award Winners: Barclays Bank

With less than one week to go to the entry deadline for Meffys 2013, the MEF Minute editorial team looks back at some of the winners from 2012.  Here Ian Sayers, Sean Gilchrist and Darren Foulds from Barclays collect the m-commerce Award for the Pingit service. Celebrating its 10th year anniversary the Meffys, have come to be known as one of the mobile industry’s most coveted awards, honouring achievements across mobile content and commerce and recognising the best innovation from around the globe.  To mark this historic anniversary the gala dinner is moving from its London origins to the … [Read more...]

Meffys 2012 winners video spotlight: Innovation Award for Monetization: Getjar

With less than two weeks to go to the entry deadline for Meffys 2013, the MEF Minute editorial team looks back at some of the winners from 2012.  Here  James Mooney picks up the Innovation Award for Monetization for GetJar's Gold Virtual Currency.  Celebrating its 10th year anniversary the Meffys, have come to be known as one of the mobile industry’s most coveted awards, honouring achievements across mobile content and commerce and recognising the best innovation from around the globe.  To mark this historic anniversary the gala dinner is moving from its London origins to the heart of … [Read more...]

Meffys 2012 winners video spotlight: Innovation Award for Technology: Calltrunk

With less than two weeks to go to the entry deadline for Meffys 2013, the MEF Minute editorial team looks back at some of the winners from 2012.  Here Angela Clarke explains the amazing tech behind Calltrunk, the winner of the Innovation Award for Technology Celebrating its 10th year anniversary the Meffys, have come to be known as one of the mobile industry’s most coveted awards, honouring achievements across mobile content and commerce and recognising the best innovation from around the globe.  To mark this historic anniversary the gala dinner is moving from its London origins to the … [Read more...]

Meffys 2012 winners video spotlight: Publisher on Mobile Award: Financial Times

With less than two weeks to go to the entry deadline for Meffys 2013, the MEF Minute editorial team looks back at some of the winners from 2012. MB Christie and Chris Smith from the Financial Times celebrate their Best Publisher on Mobile accolade for the FT's mobile web app. Celebrating its 10th year anniversary the Meffys, have come to be known as one of the mobile industry’s most coveted awards, honouring achievements across mobile content and commerce and recognising the best innovation from around the globe.  To mark this historic anniversary the gala dinner is moving from its London … [Read more...]

MEFTV @ MWC – Andrew Bud, MEF Global Chair

MEFTV took to the halls of MWC again for 2013, speaking to MEF members about their businesses and their MWC exhibits & announcements. In this video, MEF Global Chair Andrew Bud gives an overview of the week from the MEF perspective, and shares his impressions on the show. For more MEFTV videos from MWC 2013 - checkout our Youtube channel. … [Read more...]

MEF participates in AVG Mobile Security Forum

Following the publication of last month's Global Privacy Report, MEF's Simon Bates was invited to participate in AVG's Mobile Security Forum, held during Mobile World Congress, watch the roundup video of the event below. MEF's report, supported by AVG Technologies, reveals consumer attitudes towards the use of their personal information by mobile app providers, scrutinising four key factors of privacy, Transparency, Comfort, Security and Control, and is available for MEF members to download for free, while an executive summary outlining the key points is available for all. … [Read more...]

MEFTV Meets the 2012 Meffys Winners

MEFTV was waiting in the wings at last month's Meffys award celebrations, ready to speak to the winners as they left the stage. The 9th annual Meffys Gala Dinner was attended by an international audience of top industry executives and media. Widely recognised as being the benchmark for measuring success and rewarding innovation, the awards honour the industry’s most influential global players. One of the most keenly anticipated awards was the CEO Summit award for Innovation - the winner of which, Bardowl, was voted for by the attending CEOs and executives at MEF's CEO Summit held in City … [Read more...]

Pioneering work in mobile banking in growth markets Hannes Van Rensburg awarded MEF’s Outstanding Contribution Award at the 2012 Meffys

Last week’s Meffys awards once again brought together a mix of the mobile industry’s top industry executives and media for a gala dinner at London’s Park Lane Hotel. The annual event marks a year of mobile innovation and success from companies across the mobile ecosystem and with winners representing all five continents. A key highlight of the Meffys is the Outstanding Contribution Award which honours an industry pioneer and visionary who has had a seminal impact on mobile content and commerce. This year’s winner reflects MEF’s expanded focus to support growth and innovation within mobile … [Read more...]